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" far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof. "
The General Biographical Dictionary - Page 154
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On the Cam: Lectures on the University of Cambridge in England

William Everett - 1865 - 391 pages
...erected a Puritan foundation." " No, Madam," was his reply ; " far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws ; but I have set...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." " And," says Fuller, who tells the story, writing in 1634, " Sure I am at this day it hath overshadowed...
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Trübner's American and oriental literary record

1868
...Puritan foundation.' To which he replied, ' No, madam, far be it from ВД to countenance anything contrary to your established laws ; but I have set...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.' " Emmanuel College soon became an oak, and one of its fruits was a school at Newtown. Massachusetts...
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The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks, Volume 1

Thomas Brooks - Puritans - 1866
...have erected a Puritan foundation." " No, Madam," saith he ; " far be from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set...acorn which, when it becomes an oak, God alone knows can scarcely err in finding in this choice confirmation of Puritanparentage. The entry is as follows...
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The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks, Volume 1

Thomas Brooks - Puritans - 1866
...Madam," saith he ; " far be from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws , hut I have set an acorn which, when it becomes an oak, God alone knowa can scarcely err in finding in this choice confirmation of Puritanparentage. The entry is as...
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Ecclesiastical History of England ...

John Stoughton - Great Britain - 1867
...erected a Puritan foundation." He replied : "No, madam ; far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws ; but I have set...becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof."2 The fruit proved Puritan to the heart's core ; and the fact is commemorated in a satire...
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Ecclesiastical History of England ...

John Stoughton - Great Britain - 1867
...erected a Puritan foundation." He replied : "No, madam ; far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws ; but I have set...becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof."2 The fruit proved Puritan to the heart's core ; and the fact is commemorated in a satire...
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Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances, Volume 3

Thomas Percy - 1868
...queen told him ' Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation.' ' No, madam,' saith he, ' far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.' " John Gifford, Ezekiel Culverwell, Jeremiah Burroughs, Stephen Marshall, Thomas Shephard, Nathaniel...
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Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances, Volume 3

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1868
...erected a Puritan foundation.' ' Xo, madam,' saith he, ' far be it from me to countenance any tiling contrary to your established laws; but I have set...God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.'" John GifTord, Ezekiel Culverwell, Jeremiah Burroughs, Stephen Marshall, Thomas Shephard, Nathaniel...
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Rational Theology and Christian Philosophy in England in the Seventeenth ...

John Tulloch - Cambridge Platonists - 1872
...erected a Puritan foundation." " No, madam," was his reply, " far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws ; but I have set...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." l Whichcote took his degree of BA in 1629, and of MA in 1633, and in the latter year became fellow...
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The Norfolk Garland: A Collection of the Superstitious Beliefs and Practices ...

John Glyde - Ballads, English - 1872 - 405 pages
...have erected a Puritan foundation.' 'No, Madam,' saith he, ' far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws ; but I have set...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.' " John Gifford, Ezekiel Culverwell, Jeremiah Burroughes, Stephen Marshall, Thomas Shepherd, Nathaniel...
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