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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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A History of the Puritans and Pilgrim Fathers: The Puritans in England

William Hendry Stowell - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 1888 - 508 pages
...erected a Puritan foundation." "No, Madam," he replied, "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, Qod alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." On which Fuller remarks : " Sure I am at this day...
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Cambridge: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes

John Willis Clark - Cambridge (England) - 1890 - 325 pages
...erected a Puritan foundation." " No, Madam," he replied ; " 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." The charter granted to him by the Queen is dated nth of January, 1584. Therein his foundation is described...
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Social Studies in England

Sarah Knowles Bolton - Charities - 1893 - 193 pages
...erected a Puritan foundation," his reply was, " No, madam ; 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." America is showing the fruit in a great host scattered from the Atlantic to the Pacific, who love right...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 37

Sir Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1894
...puritan foundation,' to which Mildmay replied : ' No, madam ; fur 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.' His statutes for the government of Emmanuel College bear date 1 Oct. 1585. They are at tested oy his...
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Life and Sermons of Jonathan Allen . .

Abigail Ann Maxson Allen - Baptists - 1894 - 404 pages
...Elizabeth, she said to him, "Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation." He replied, " I have set an acorn, which, when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." Emanual College proved to be the nursery of Puritanism, and the source from which emanated much of...
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Life and Sermons of Jonathan Allen . .

Abigail Ann Maxson Allen - Baptists - 1894 - 404 pages
...Elizabeth, she said to him, "Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation." He replied, "I have set an acorn, which, when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the frt1it thereof." Kmanual College proved to be the nursery of Puritanism, and the source from which...
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The Visitor's Guide to Cambridge...being the Ninth Edition of Railway ...

William White (sub-librarian of Trinity college, Cambridge.) - Cambridge (England) - 1896 - 306 pages
...have 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...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." The College was soon after this established by Sir Walter Mildmay, who gave to it a code of statutes,...
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Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers

Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - Great Britain - 1900 - 483 pages
...having 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...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." how will that stand with the Queen's Honour, and with the Requests of the French and Spanish Kings,...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1901
...made a Puritan foundation.' ' No, madam," he replied, ' 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 knows what will be the fruit thereof.' Sir Walter was one of the commissioners to Mary Queen of Scots...
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Life, Volume 40

John Ames Mitchell - American literature - 1902
...then have been said what Sir Walter Mlldmay. the founder of Emmanuel College, said to Queen Elizabeth. 'I have set an acorn which, when it becomes an oak. God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.' " is the Inscription at the back of the Harvard College plate In the historical series engraved for...
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