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Wonder-Working Providence, 1628-1651 (Volume 7)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Chap. XIV. Of the wonderfull preservation of Christ, in carrying his People Men, Women, Children, through the largest Ocean in the World. And now you have had a short survay of the charges of their New England Vayages, see their progresse. Being safe aboard, weighing Anker and hoysting saile they betooke them to the protection of the Lord on the wide Ocean. No sooner were they dispersed by reason of the widenesse of the Sea, but the Arrabella (for so they called the Eagle, which the company purchased, in honour of the Lady Arrabella, Wife to that godly Esquire, Izack Johnson) 1 espied foure Ships, as they supposed, in pursuit of them, their suspition being the more augmented by reason of a report (when they lay in harbor) of foure Dunkerk-men of war,2 who were said to lie waiting for their comming forth. At this fight they make preparation, according to their present condition, comforting one another in the sweete mercies of Christ: the weaker sex betooke them to the Ships hold, but the men one [on] Decks waite in a readinesse for the enemies approach. At whose courage many of the Seamen wonder, not knowing under whose command these their passengers were, even he who makes all his Souldiers bold as Lions. Yet was he not minded to make triall of his peoples valiantcy in fight at this time, for the ships comming up with them proved to be their own Countrymen and friends, at which they greatly rejoyced, seeing the good hand of their God was upon them, and are further strengthened in Faith to rely one [on] Christ, for the future time, against all Leakes, Stormes, Rockes, Sands, and 1 Isaac Johnson, one of the 'assistants,' and reputed the richest of the immigrants, was married to Lady Arbella or Arabella Fiennes, sister of the Earl of Lincoln. She died within three ...
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  • Edward Johnson (Author)
  • General Books LLC (12 Jan. 2012)
  • English
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