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tion, a-, well as in his nnn-c pnhlir ami oliii-ial cnndiir,'. IL- rarrii'd
rolii;iiin witli him \\hi'n'\a'i' ][,• wrail, and mado it ma,nifo-t to all
ai'Onnd him. lii' liad a clrai'. ^Irnni;' and |il(a - anf \a)ir'c, wliich vn-
O.bled liini Id s|h-a'; \',i!li iicmiliar [nn|jri"ty ami ciu'r'.- \'. Hol^^,■d
to coiiN'orso iijiiin ri'li_d ms snliii'ci,-, iin^l '_o'L'aily o\i'i'ilfd in |ii i\a.to
disconr<ios wiih lii> |M'a|di'. whuriicr ihry wmcin pr<i-,ji(i-ity. or
udvor>iiy, wh.othfr ilioy wore in hoalth or ,-,iokm>s. [Jo asMilnoiis-
ly j)orfornii-d thrnii-t -clf-ilrnyim,' ihitios at hi> oil; -o. .\ s we con-
ti.'inplati- tlio (diarai'-or nf Mr. L)i''kinson as he stnod a,L tin- head
of ;i. la.r_'(' fansily il >him's willi pcenliar In-t'.r. Jh' was ;i Kind,
tender and iirovident, hii-;l>and, an affei'tionaie- ;ind indnl-'.'iit pa-
rent ; hi- hull-,!' \',aN i-minently a Im ilud. ]'../lli his (Aiimple .'iml
prei'''jit uniformly evinecd that In' ailopici] the '^'.-olntioms of the
pioirs .lo-,hna of idd : ' As foi- mi^ and mv lioii-e we ^vill serve the
Lord.'

" lie i,n-eally (_'xei lied in family ^overnnienr :ind in^trnction. llo
united iniMin'ss wiih eiio'iyy ; hihI innoo'iit indiilL-'ence with
projier I'eslraint. IJis instruetion and c.vample, were so uniform,
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jii'li.-ii.uc ;iiiil (v,;!t\tf.M(. ;ii,,l f.\].i7 . -ivo of siiuvri! \- :i I..1 l.nu'V-
ol'V.r,-. ili;,t ;ill !::,'!■:• lii- |.,,!. lh:il c;,;- :, !f rn\:-,-'u'U. tl;:il !,i. (^x-
C-ni(i|i.- Wcic •,•, i,, ly .-ii.d :(l!V;:i Mil. ly ilir(<-!'il U> llic |ir(,|i,,,lion nl"

tlic;r pr-'>c-.'t h.ippini- •; .-ii..] n-rfulir - . ;iii.! to ilic :itl;ii;iiiirii; t<\
llh-ii- fiitiuv .•ill'! .-ii'i-ii.-il -m.mI. I'i- Ikiii-i' wm.- rvi-y u i:;:,i)Miiii of
l:n-|.i!:ilily. tVi. -1 ,. I -!, i| , ;,imI |,.m<>'. I [. ■ ;i 1 u ;iy - P (■■•Im d lii- l,i r| ]i i ,-ii
in the ii>iiil-ii-y ami hi- mniici-o;!, iVitu.U wiili .^ii at r,,i .|i.i!i! \ .
Ili.S sofiLty \\a- ivjtoiily ciu.-i'iaii.iaii ai.d [.l.-aMiiit, lait ]i.-.ailia 1 1 v
iiistructivr." ■■

In ]Jcv. (;.■()'■-■ y] Ana!ii-"> tii~l..iical iliM'uiii-M/, (l,li\n.(l at

liolii-ioii, .liiiM- 11, 1s7','. \\r liial ;lic I'wili.uiiii: :

'■ So-ial |.ra\ tr iin'r;iiiL'- \\ 'V imt .■innin.iii in tin- clinrcln'S i.i' New

iMI-lai.'l ill!],,. 1:,-; ci, ; ,, r\ . 1 IkHl' louiui ll(ia]lu>!nii t,, M|,-li

Ijiri'ii;]-,-.' J!! (■..iiiaa.-tiMii witii (hi. chiiirh |ir(\ ;(ai.s to .Mr. 1 )i( kiiiMMi's
iiiiiii-ti \ . Ill hi- diary, iiial- r date ol' .\.,\ . ,'). | 7:i | j,,. v. lii,,. ; • \]^.i
with a miiiihrr ..,t (',,!. I'crry". for Mudal i.ra\rr and <'()nlrrciiro.
I'll' .-!■ liici'; i.ii:-. ul'f. IrW tM ,,n:- n, n!)i( . '

\v\n iii'MKii- lai.-i , hi' -.ay-: ' A i 'laidi-.i a urayiii;;- mc.-tiiu; in iii \-
chaiulHT ihi- aUiMiiDun ; ri-hi ul u- j..iiif(l to-i-iln-r. ,'^uiiir a],>-
|)i;arcd lo have iVridMiii." A luw year- la.trr thr-.,' iiu.-liii^- had
C).\\r iM [.(■ hrld at rr-nlai iiitir\al. Jiiia' -J.'). ]>{>{), in -[.cahii ^
of ihi- .■iHMiir.r.'iau' (M.-iiai-tain-r- ,,]' \\\i- (■liuic'i. hr says ;• 1 call
meet with a iiMi.iIaT U) I'iav t"^( thrr nio; a Icrtni^hl."- "

(."(iiic.jriiiii - aiK.itli. 1- niri-iii;:;. hr w fiius, Jul\ 11, JMVJ: ••Our

inoiithiy iMriiiiLf. i^IlM\\ll (iii'y to iMii' laiiiilii's. h" • inijii-ln - uir t

alteniatidy at tarh otlicr',- Iiom.-in, lor |)ia\cr am] i-./liLd(jii.- <-u]d'( )■-■
cue:. 'I'nd ;y thi; ii ;r .'li ! 1 1|- \va> af my hoiis-'— I'"i\;,-doin. Ii i, a- dan-
gerous ior a Cni-i-lia!i to trii-t in !i;- pray^i > a- anv ihin- l'-c ; ( \ rij
])raycr- ;Mid wir-ilini;- inn-I he ui^'■ll u]!." ])ic. S. 1,^('-J, lie -a\.-
ol llir-c lu.M'iini;^ : •■ W- havo nif! tu-\-!hri- ior pra\ r\- om'c a iiioiitli
fur ;il)oiil o yi,'ar.-: aial -oniclimo.- ij^- -piiii ot ]iia\cr .-la-in^ to he
with n>."

Mr. I)ii l:iii.->)ii -.va- one ol' the niol zraloii- foiiiidcrs of the
Am.-ricaii .M i — ionai-y S rii ;y, v.^s wn" of tin/ hoard of ']"i-m,,!c, -,
'■"id in ! H 1, d<divrred i;. ai.i,i\ o; .-ary .-.■iimm,al ihr Ohl S,,ii;li
lueelin.; hoi;,, ■in IJ^-tjii, wiiiidi \va.- pulili-hed.



Waauin!4. July, \6l-i.



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|li. (li:uv iiirn:ii)!i< soiiif <>\ tip' (■■irli.'i- -N'j.> towar'ls tin' nr-
aini/al'Mii uf ihir, 1m I/. At l'>.>-t<.ii. M :i y ;!i). 1 7:i», li.> ^ay- : '-Alct
wiili M'Vcii (i:!i'T iiilai^'i'; - - I.) 1 •4'I>'' -^ lai ■ way I.) imit-' in a ,^'ica.ay
to sp;a'i'l till' (i i-iifl."" T'l'' ii''M ilay in- \vi-il.'>: '; I iiii'L tins*}
niiiii-liT- ill a tliii'I Inj'i, ali:iK' ai'ln- >uiirl-". ainl we joi;:. il in
[ii:i\'' I- toi^.'liri-." Aa-a-t -'■'< dl' ;li :■ s a.ai • year, Ip' ;i a- -••il ihr ilay
wiili Iv''\. AIi' - r-. Saiiii);-(1 aa'l Ali'\aial/r, (lf\ i.^iiii;- a laai-lil nliuu
for a Mi-~si(iiiarv Snaidy .

O'-t -Ji;. l>(|-_'. Ill' wiatr-, •• 'I'la' Tiai^tci'-, (if the .Ma-, ^ai'lin -ctts
Al i-Moiiar>- Siicirty iiii't ai !!i'v. All'. Xili'^' in Al(:ii;^'t(iii. A\'r in-
li'iiilih'.vl (lar lia>iur-^ siili praN.T. Siiliji.':':-, ihc .^ii - iollari.■'s,
till', .^laL:;a/illl! projn) ;i'il, lii'iiui't-, .\iMrt;-~i:s tin: ni'.xL in^a'tiiii;,
<.^-c."

•' 'I'lio iH'Xt (lay. till' !1','. . Ml'. .\ii>!iii nf WVnri-^lia- iircaduil
ii|i')ii t'ii'-i' w iimI- : ■ Nil'.', w ■ ki:i)'.\ ilrit < ii .il In- ncih imi -iiiini - -.'
,\ t 10 (i'l'liM'k we I'lo-cil (iiir 1)11, iiii'-^-. Our nin lihi;- has Ki-iai !;ar-

niauiniis, and 1 Iii)|m' will li" tlu' (ici'a-i >i' i'ur.li. lai.^- <'hii-.L's

('au - i'."

-lalv '2'>, 17n(i, he \va> m nii' a na hiIh'I- di' tin" Ma.~. f.'uuiaia- So-
flc; V. Ill' sa\s : '• 'i'lir III .: ;-! m' 'ii' S,mI i-,, 'I ilr.'\'- him mil nf I ho
\\;i!ci-." ! \ali|i' till- i"a I liii' III' ami will exert my.-ell lu jii'diiinte lliu

SJ;reat (il.jecis n\ the Seeiely."

Ili, .liiiiiaial. w hieh (^e/e;-,-, -n'.ur 1 1 yea; - , oi' hi- ihiniMry in llol -
li-liiii, while chi.lly (hwii'eilto I ii.' al/'air> nT his ehnivh am! tin:
td'.vii.. ('iiiitains iiiiieh '.aluaMe hi-tm-y ami iijeinnr.inila. The I'llluw-
iip^ e.xtraets may mil he (ii;t ni place In-re.

]']\i i.'AC'is I K'ini "iiif. .lor i;na 1..



1 li)!li<t(Mi, .Tan. 1, IT'.' I. i'nr in Mi' than .'J year< oi' the time,
when T was a nieinh'T of e'iili"4e. 1 kepi a Dary. Jl w.as .s,) eoii-
(liii'leil :is til eon -liar' lit ' le nr iin lime whieli wmiM (itlierw i>e have
been ( iiiplovi'il ; am! ii iii'W alVinls snav) sati-fae'l'iii to look hack
U'poii tliosi! puerile paije^ mill eoaieiiiplate llie cliaiiLre- whieh have
taken placi; in mv ciremn lam'e-;, \iew<. ami employments. I re-
iieaiiher that, 1 ii-e.l to hmk iijioa ii as no iaeei ml rahle iiruivc to
imla-.trN-, an'l to eir^ r^e me to re l-i'in the tim ' a- it pas-.eil, .In
my ujfiiiiou there arc so iiiuiiy feasous iu favor of thi.: praei-icj that



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J coiH-ltnliMo rr-niii'' it. liioi-'ln' to iinurc^^ my <>\vn iiiiiiri witli
tlio li' lid' tli:it tliuf!^ pi'i-i-i'iu - . ;iiiil to I'fi-ord xjinc u\ (jinVs Prov-
ideiM't-'s, I liuiiiMy ciili-r iijinii tli:- l>i:iry.

Jan. l'l'. a r.iiiiv <1 :iv. M v iin'i-tiii^ house opiMwd to .ii^commo-
datf X (-.nirt : iii\- own proolc aM^l iiri'^'ilioi - , partus. Siidi tliiiitrs
I nni~t 1( ain t'> Immt ; 1 do lHii.:\a' in llio ilortiini.' oi' total
I): /)rinif//.

.Ian. -li. ].oi-irs Dav. •• O.i'l i- in covMianl wiili liis pcoplo.' .
Miv 8iiliii'i't. A Muall oonL,n-i-L;-aliMii and in<]i[Tfrrii! mini' NT. 'I'liis'
evi'innu" luMid of tlir mk-i-.'-s ,,i' the I'^n-ncli U.-iai!)!-!' ms. Toulon
is ri'til^rn. 'J'lio Dako cu" Yo!'l< wii'i all his th(in - and-~ a piaxnirr.
Irrjoii'.', loi' 1 \:i\v it tin.' can-e ol nvin. >fay (lod ouimi tho t>ye3
of intatnatrd and h muh'y Mn_dand. May llio I'lpial ri - Iit.s of niou
be und-r,-tond and cnJMy.'d oscry whore.
Jan. -ll. 'I'lt" 'lay wa- lo,t.

Jan. "JS. Liltlo licit, T. I ha\o a ui-iovon< '-fyc npon my eye.
Yi.il, -1 the srhnol hv ('apt. !-"./ra Iviin/.- ; hail iVrcdout in ;,ddrov.s-
iu" the rhildrcp.. ilow I alii>\v niy.-clf to vary accordin-j; to cir-
cnin-tanci'.. This day upon a''iairacy.

dan. •_".•, Shorl,<nn. Attiaulcil jlcv. T.rown's Icflnie. Faw Tolly
JiOr-ke who-i; family w.to once very i-c^pcelahh'. llrr ialhrr
once the I'rc-idrnt of Canihridi:'' I'liiMT-ily ; now the family are
iicarlv OAtinct. Slu^ \< left aloiii'. ap]>('ars di^ennragcd and withonl
sjui'il. So trau-It'oy i- human ap[ilan-c.
Tel), o. ddic new Theatre at ]'o>tou ope'iied.

I'T'h. -JS. yiy leeinro; Fo v. r^aufui'il preached — " IJlcs-^ed are
the pull',"' etc. "To he ]uire in heart." he .^aid, "was. to he ulti-
inalelv ill Coid"s inlcic-t, to have a di,-po,-ition . coiiiially to render
to all their duv^; ihc^e would .~et; Cdirist in his elory. and rejoice."
IMarch x-\ The can>e of h'lam^yi- dear to me; 1 pray for it.
The cruel Aluerinc-, tlie more eiaiel and niijur.L caurL of Great
]>riiain, out a judunicnt will cinne.

April -2. IJoM. early, and with Si^er 15. weid. to ^[edlield ; tool;
brcakfa - i. went to l')o-lon heforc dinnei', Lradcd, \i-itcd: heard the
news. l!riti-h in.nlt^. (.'on -re-..- conli>calin - the J'.ritidi property in
America. .\iethodi-,iii .at .Marhlchead. 1 see \ery little of the
spirit of t'hrist manife.-ted, and yet friends are kind.



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April '■'>, I!ii-tnii. At(.-ii(li.(l 'J'Imr,5il;iy Ijccturo, J)r. Lntlirop
prraclicd. 'I'd Mil' il \\a> t;riiriai priMcli iii^.

Mav -JO. Taiil Smidi a dollar l<.r clfaniiiu,- llic clnck.*

.May "il. Jliail a'lDiit oia' liiiiiilrcd ]iri'j;i's in .Md^liiciinvf Tlic
iiatiiral ••mnilv m' tlir Imiiiaii In art, lias taken various (iirijctioiis.
])ia iiiankiiiil lia\(_' 1m i-;i ami aia; ilin -.aim'. In liki.' rircinn taiH'i'S
llicr(' will II.' liki' CMiidiict. riicic, is nut nue to ten, li<i\vi'\fr, who
believe this. No. I ^lumM not have hrcii thus and thu.> guilty.

June 1 1 . One ehui'eh nuMuher puis another into jirison. 'I'hese
tilings (lu-lil not sii i<i he' 1

June ].S. I liui^hed .Mo.JiirineVs 2d vol. 'I'alked witli Dea. Dan-
itds of .Mcflu i\- ; desired him lo u>e his inllnenee in luinLjini.^ ahout
u settlement lietween the two chui'elies in Medway. In I'ore the day
of jud^nieiii. The ililli<adties were iiiaiie in this world, and if [jo'S-
.'iiile ihey on-hl to h.; si'ttled here.

June 2:i. !■:. My suhjeet, was upon l*>;ahns IK*^! 2(i. Doetrlue,
Go I's ti'hti' lo iciir!:, i^ irffii iw n drsjii'ir of lu'lp from every utliT
(jKiirli r. I spoke wiiii nioi'e' eisc- than \iiual. Afier lue.'tiiii^ \\:.-
iled Kailiiine lla\en. J'h'om siein^'' her in .iich ,isnrpri-e, ir. con-
seijueiiee of ill'' iiei-hliors" apparent desp.aii- eoiieerninc' her. I am
(h'teianined to u^" uw inllueiua.', in fntuie, to l-eep all Init attend-
ants from per-ous who are -iek and ^vho^e nerves are alfeeted

July 2S. 'Idle, air was remaikal.'ly smolcy and e\'erytliiiiLr had a
\(dlo\\i>h appi-araiiee.

Aup;. ?K Isold's (hiy. ^ly suhjeet in the rnornin^j;. Matt, xiii :
;-]9. The day of iml-menl will he (;.,d"s Inirvest. J'. M. 1 Peter
111: TJ aiii] 211, Christ preaeln'd to llie spirits in prison. A dull
minister and a small slee]i\' andieuee. AfleU' lneetinl,^ I icad in
Mr. Idnvtd's "Treatise upon the Soul," and s. .sermon of }ilr.
(lay's ut. iira.yrs. Mr. (iav \'.role like a scnsihle, good man. I
do esteem him ; lu' pleaseth me ijjreatly.

Sept. .'). The papi-rs this evening. (lod is (hiing great lliing.s.
'J'he coudiination against crjun! n'<//ifs crumlding awav. h'r.aiH'e
Triumphant. 1 mean to speak in favor of Hepuhlii-anisui, for J
view it the canst: of man.



* lOvidenlly Klea/. r .^luitb of Walpelo.

1 Jolianu ]yOi-('ii/. von Mosliehu, an eiuiiK'iU (ierinan tliculo^^dan and liis-
toriun, lOOl-lVrjC).



Sopf. 1:7. Mo^cs Ciitii'i' \\i-liiil 1110 nnt. to ii'wo up im' puuctu.-il-
ity ;i^ tn tiiiH' at iii:!i'i ,i!-.

(.)ct. S. 1 !i:i\-.' M-nt iiil.i til.- li:il<It III' ilMiii'i alliK.-! <-\cry;lu:;;_r J
<1() liy CMTti'iii, li\- CXI ranriliiiarN- (riwrt. I pcit'diin iii\'\i^;is at
one riiiiiin-'iiit ciiiinu'iiilx- : w u'Wi 1 I'rail I iIm ii w iilnl.-p airh ; \\ lim
] wiili'. Ml iiimli I am oMi^fil In.a''i'.'inpli-li in -m-Ii a thiic. \\'licii
] joiinu'V, ilir |-ai;: iiia-t li'.' \it\ haul lu liiinli-i' iiiv pi-u^ros. i am
ever (•ii::aL;i.l in ihr ii!)jiM-t li.M'tui' mc.

Oct. .';i. ••I'alhiiil (Mil liv til'' \va\"\vas tin' snlijcrl upon wliich
I i^onvi<cil 'J'h,. -.iilij.-ct sca^iMialilc for manv ari' at cmirf tlii>
\\ct_'k I'ldiii ! folli-ioii. one a^,!in,^l anoMun'.

Now L'.S. Papers. 'J'ho-,o .■sfnu^':;!!)!!;' fi>r LiluM'tv crowrii'l willi
snl•('('-^s. Tin' i-"ri'iicli 'J'l'iunii.hant. llroi hrr I'rcnli^s (.McillirM;
i.s a Ri'pn'oli'',in, wi' a'jri'.- as lo I'lam-c, iv^,'.

1 >('<•. •_'. In .At. '.111. 1, 1. , ■,,,,. rally. i.mI,. to I f o]!i~|, „,, rn-au.,] a
t< am , pi'oeiiriMl a plmi^h ami lioimlit a \ oke u( ox en lirfoi'c break -
last.

I'ec. ."jif. llnyiiM' ami M'llim,;- is tlie mo,| ili^ai^i e ilile wairlc I do.
I lia\m'lm',' il lo diy liy the jo!i. ] li.i \e -u a pp.',] my strers,
iii\eii iiiK.i. ami soM my liops i;> .Al(-,-ei:L':er, ami Daniel liei^an to
falli'ii my oil oxeii hy L;i\iii'4- them proManler.

.Ian. 7. 171'.'. A rainy i'iii'''mMi,], Jaii tin' miow is not all m.'lieil.
I pa^-''il llii' 'lay in my -.Imly ; rea'l "_' I'liapler- of the (li'e.'k T'>-
tamnit. I li.ave it in vie'.v to r'-a'l it llii-oii-li entir' l\'. 1 stU'li'''!
the -I.'tli clKip'.er of I-ai:;!), (•om'''rniny ('yrn-. ami read tin' lile of
Cyins in llie I-'.m'yi'k'pedia. 1 put '■ I'>rain:i]-il"s I,if.' aii'l .iounial "
int'i tlio Jiiii'ary. l']>(j. Stone pa^>ed tlie e\e in niv stmh'.

l-'eli. 1-!. Till' weatlii'i' c'lld ami fio/mi, iio snow. A'isitors from
thccounliy an' s.'nlly (r.sippoinle'i. 'J'!ie\ liav in ;;eiici-:!] lixed
their slciijli^ upon liitle wln/els, .-auei] oil' the butt oi while oak



Fell. 11). 'riiank-i.'.ivin^ thnui-liont th'- Uiiile<l Slates. Sul'iect
in t'r.ielamalion. exeinjiMoii fi-oni w.'i.r, iii'-n^a.-in^ pro■^peets of
the c'onlimiam'e of tlii ■, e\e!nption. 'J"h.' im-'iriT'ei ion a' I 'ii t-linri;h
h ip|iily sujipre- a'd, i; a'.a'rnm 'lit C'lnal. imp i r.-illrh d pri.-.peri'v ef
:ill c!as.ses of fia/e;..s. 3Iy text, Ik-aliuri XMi : 2^, C'hrkst thu



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licid <if tlic fliiirrli. 15 L^'ivonmi- aiu'Mi','' the ii:i(ioii'=;. SnmiU'l ('l:irlc
aii'l l''!i/:ilM'ili AiiliiT iii:iriir(l. A coiK'cl on wns liki-ui-c iti;ii!o
for .];ic<i'i W'iii-cl. :i yi)Uii'4 iii;iii, ciUiliii'-J liv :i liiii!;i ii ]c^, iicai'ly
20 (.^lll;tl- cullirt! .1. I hr-ir.

March MU. W'l'lii-.r t lie caniiMU at llu-tnii , |-ii')ic,iiiL; we cijiiclii'li-.

Maicli ."i 1. !I;.ii!\-. I >iiiii' - lic i-all-. vi/,: m.v li.lk> ai'.' iiialviiiu"
siia|). Al rjn'clurlv Inilay, w L' lii-anl ill'' caiuinii at IJo-Idh, iv,-

jiiiciliLI, \\ (■ cnliclllclc.

.\.|]iil 1. At viiiiii - ' \\\: Iicar t'ii<; ca'aiKMi aL;:iiii liri-kly. At ikmhi
Y.f lnar llic, I''i'ciic!i lia\u taki'ii A in^teidaiii with ihc I'lilcli ,>lii|)-



A]i!'il •'). 'I'lic jia|Ma'> ui\iii:_' parlicnlar,-. (if tlic I'^nairli A'iriDrics
ill till' Xrtli'T'alaN, A lil^ti'l dal il . «,*^c. W'mikIcIi ili ! I re ji licf iiai-t
liravlily. I d'l li'llivr that (iuili-; |iic|ri riiij; imii to lir -oviTiiril in
Cliii-t'> Iv'iii-iloiii ainl liy (.'iii'I-t"- !,a\v, wliirji i,-, truly IJi'imlilii-aii.

Apiil -jr.. Tr\t, .la.in.'s 11 : ill — -'VIk- l)./\iK hill.vc," \: c.
]\lv [iroiilc wcir ,vlia'|iv i* -''I'IikmI, ill It tlicv (!i<l Hot hear inc. I
.S]Hikc l()iiL;or ilian conniion : lio\\i'\i i-, l.acl -[ica'AiiM i-^ not calin-
lalcd to awaken tin- -''lair". 'j'liis cNcninL;. I i'. -ohcil lo Ih'-Iii with
a low Voice loi- ill' I'liturc, ami to lie calm and aU'ei'iionale' il po.s-
hllili: ihiiMi^h the' .->( i kuMI.

?»lay 11. A volley of I'olitii-a! 1 'ainplil. ! s have lately licai i\]<-
chaiue ! into till' w o;M, chiell\- 'i'liank-iiix iii'i .veiani)ii->. la-t l'"el). .
l'.';h. All upon rolitical >nliieet^. Some of iheni, it a|i]iears lo
nie, w on III I'cail iietii I- uitlioii 1 he tc.\ I ^ a lli \ t 1 1. J hear of I (i |iul)-
li^heij ill thi> part of Xew lae.il,iial, a nd how niaiiv more I cannot
Say. Tho^" whicii ! Iia\e -(■' n ai'c I 'olitic il Now I feel a- t In niLih
iniiii>lei-s ha\c >teji|iei| out of their line and uri ached jioliiie-; in-
stead of the (IiL^pol; man, presidents and ^o\eli^nenL in-^tead of
Chri-t.

May '20. Allcndeil cai]\- in ilic nimniuL;' at M f. Lidand's faisinL^-
of hi^ ■windmilk 1 iii i (Mined the Inisint- ; \\Iih prayt'f. Speclaluf^
arc plea^ed wilh the order ami attention to Inidnc.-s.

.May lM. Help ;m„.s and complies Mr. I., land's windmill. The
frame, with all its diliicnlties wa-, peifoinied liv his son adiont "JO
years of .aia', who never serv.jd a rcLiukif .ijipreiilice-hip to the, l)u^-
iut-Sj. The carpenters wondered. This il i}' 1 inanied Sampson



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Bri(_l2;os and Anna Tlrirk',vnrMl. one of the larc^o^t weildin^s ami
ino.-'t (k'CL-DC I L'ver ultfiniiM] in this luv.n.

Uay I'L'. TIio niotlniil uur farmrrs rarry live calves to market is
Jiorrihly cnn-l. r>lee'l theui ; tie tleir .•'.••■i tDir'-ther. amlloatl 1,'] or
14 into a ^va.LToii. on ihear hai'ks, ami lii-ive on; the calvei panting
and hleeiliii^'.

.Tune I'i. ]j'-nt:vol(.-nee i> es-^ential to v/orth of eliaraeter. lean
(li-;]/Ute wi'Ji a lieiievuhait man. I ean 'liiV'T Iroui him. ami not
shun hi- ll^'U-e. and .-') ran he from nie. ^^ hen l'<:-:ii - vol''nt uiMi
sjicculate. truth i- promoted. I a.ni. hov,'t;ver. vei'v nriidi di-;:ustei}
with prott;~-ed nenici'~. Let tiic truth come out. Let men not be
ashamed to apju'ar '.\liat thuv are.

July L.t. :»lM;ilrld. J'reaeh.'d P.M. "Thr.re i^ nothin,^^ g-od in
the natural In-art rif man." Snii-.i; [oM ni*' hy tin-ir cduntenanees
that ihry did not ludiove ill-' dn( trim'. \<nl they did not go, out of
tlic Jm.';tin;_' liou~<' a- thoy did at N'-ediiam.

Au'j^. ]<i. Ihhlr tn rpt'jii. Jh'v"di F.ithcr Fi.-h".-^ remains in-
teri'ed. li!.\"d h'.mmiui- jirtaidied : ^nmc ihimjlit lie" e]jaia<:tei' he
gave to he n,<>ii' than jii-r. \ ^\v]'\<_-u thunder >!Mi'ni. J jirard
of Mr. ])m|],.-y',^ >uddcn d.r:ah. hy il!iid<int: tno fre-.ly of eold wa-
ter, he-f Thnr-diy. Li ahe>ut a fMrtin'.dit two uiiid-iirs have died
in the county of W oree.~ter. Apph.-ton of I3rool;held and P'i.skc
of Upton.

Nov. 111. ]")i'. L'''!>ome. (M'a'or h'.-fiire tlui I lumane Society. lam
much delii^httd with the e.\■erti(.>n:^ of ti:e Humane Society to jire-
serve life; their -ue(Nv-? ha> hei-n L-',r>at.

Now ."If). Kvidmiccs (>f di-pravity. Tiie po^i- in Holli-tou sold
to the lowest hiddvr. Major C'hainherlain's tonili-tone hi-ok'rn,
wantonlv, i. e. the nionurmuit he erected for ln> three cirihha ii.
Ili.^ stsck of hay hurnl mvir hi; iiarn. luK lie and !/on lie, am! per-
luip.s neither are far from the truth.

Jan. i'>. IT'JlI. <^»iiarterly meeting'' for praying In concert through
the l"niied fct:'.tes.

Jan. lo. A stormv afternoon, I p.i-.-sed the time reading Morse's
Geoirraphv. It ap|iears to nn- as :i beginuer lie has done worthily
and d',-.-erves wed of hi- countrv.



J;in. l-"». 1 roso rally ami rode over to Mdlway, lii'oakfa^tod with
]\lf. Saiil'iinl. till II rml'' up to Mciiilnii, In iiiv way lioiiic Irul cnm-
furtalil.' (•ijnvrr.va.ti.)ii with Mr. .■^anloi'd 'I'hi' I'.ililc i> full of
iDiMiiinu' ; Ijiit. the tiinc is coiniiiL:' wluai it uill lie much bi'lt'jr iiu-
derstooil.

]'\:li. ]^. l'"iiii-l:' d !■.■ adiirj- luv. WhltiK^y'-, "Cuuiny of Vt'or-
ceslcr." Ill', ha- di-~rr\iil wrjl ni hi^ c^muty, 1ml the critics will
not s|ia.ir hiui fnr his laiiLnia^'c.

A[ui] !», I'.u-tDii. 'i'allo'd wiih Mr. nrcfMion-h hy the v,\'iy. Al-
nv'st all (d" ilic Minister- of Cliii-t are [lollt aaaiis at the picsnit
(la \' ; ill town and c. uutr\' t hi- scciiis to lir the case, and in -on ic in-
stances ihe\- SI ein to 111' -ick of l!i']inl>r:i'aii irronnd and weuld [iio-
iiiotc' Ari-tocracv. ll llie IJilde hi/ true, what are iiiankiiid aheiu ?
Cei'taiidv they aie net walhinu; wiili (Jnd, luit are ai;aiii-t him.
Pursiut of L;ain, di - i|i ilinii and -elli-liiii-s in various forms reiL^n.

dune 1'2. r\liiid - e. The ]iri)jjh.> heanl me ci\illy liuL did not iu
»i;eaieJal .-i-em lo lielie\'c what I taught.

diilv lo. Tin- weather dull. NoMiinp; done to hay or )-ye. iha.t is
down. 'Idle -ea-on lr:i'- the n liui'Ui ef faimeis. It is ea-y to ap-
jioaf to lejnicc ill 'hid, wlieii all tiling- ,J,o widl. Ihit wleui they
liave much h.av dnwn. all iiuii' lye. and a numhi-r of men hireil and
it conliniu/s mi!L;'.'\-. Iml, clii!id\' ami i.iiny. day aiter day — tryinj;;

Sept, II. In '\\'Mrcester -1. o, (',, audi 7 are huried in a day witlr
rlysenlcrv and putrid f'_'\ers.

Nov. 2~>. Devoti'd the dav to readim,'' the Iviroperiii IMri^'a zincs,
the eveniuo; to readinL; thi^ Preverlis : the mair.azitic.s i;i\i-' the order
of the day, hut iu tie' I'ihle tie- Lord speaks.

Dec. 7. Aiidi-r-mi's 1-hnhas^y to T'liina. An independent country
filled wiili ]ii'i)pk'. 'i'he ]|au^hl^■ laiuli-h weri> mortilied. There
are. many thin'.'- in China woriiiy of admir.itinn and imiuitiou,
those not infected w itli Iv.iropeaus appear honest.

l^i.'c.. 1". Xatimis at war, hierarcliies trenihlln^; on tin: wliole
liiHiw lrii_,^c increasing,'. The rights of man studied. Inhdels mme
open, iV'-.

Dec. ]'2. llrai] the papers, it is alarmiii'j; to mc, to observe «o
nianv \iiidicat" the ]-hiL;li-h ai'ain'-t the I'h'eneli. The French li"ht-
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ing for {ho ri-Ii'. of m:ui. Of ;ill pi-oi-lf, T think the Aniorl.-ans
oil l; lit to \>r []\r I 1-; to \iii'l:>' I'l' I'.ri i-h i \ iMimy.

I'Vh. 1 1. IT'JT. 'I'ii.'iX' h ivr l.,;-! i\\'- L' > • 1 a:i'l \>.v] ah.Viiys in th^-
%V()rlil, onr pn -mt state. l).'i-.li'- »1 h > )k> in cir.Milaiion. IJ.;!! ^lon
(li'i^rniTatcil into civility, in to'.v.;- inio I h.'utricj.s. A part ol I'in-
ro[M' iilinliM^. Ain. I'ica n.'Mi.il ;in I y.'t iniolicidy xi'v/iirj; lowiinls
J-ji^laml ana lin-li-li poliiic.. Tin' ri^lit- of man inoie ami inure
stiKhMl in tlie woiM, •• Viv;it Wopnl/lica/'

?*Iarch li). 'A'a- interested in readin-i a eo\enant for fannly



iiieetniL:;s ainon'4 the |>a[MT-. ol p



on. I) M. PriMiti.^ of C.unhi-i l^.-



Tiiere is a eoiiecrn thei-e expie-MMl foi' po-,teriiy. Now it is rai'c
tu hear any one say a word aliout tlie next i^eneration.

Mav IS. 'J'wiMitv voars tlii-. dav, I renienihi-r, -iiiee 1 lii'-t left
iir; father's Iiohm^ a. a soidic;- to join the .\niei-iean .army at Ti'-on-
deroga, in which i]i\ly I lie- 1 liefore i;nr.;oyne, ;;i;d tlie s.une year I
s;t .\ hin, a ])i i.-uner. '

An:;. S. llopkinson's dcatii at Ni/i'tld) no. lie was fi-om IJo.'^tou,
ridin - in hi- ,-nlhey witl; an nmi-rella upon the Lord's day. >\i- and
liis hoi.e Were sii'e.e'^ dead with li-litninLi;, jn^t ;is people we:e go-
iii!4' to mei-tini;' Ia>t "-ahhaih.

Au'j^. IG. Xewsof Mrs. Ilirdinij's d-a'li at ^[edway ; slie milked
lier rows, h df an hour aflcT. was fo;i)id in the cliaujber haii-in^^^ by
a skein of yaiai : ai:,ed !'■'> year.-. I

Au'j;. IS. I'hmeral of .Mi's Harding ; her coimcetinDS inimerous.
The jury united that she was iiesaiR — -evidence clear. Mr. San-
ford .sjud^e adiniralily.

r. M. how the scene is clian^ed I TTolliston meeting honse is
openeil ; mn'titn lo-; of pe »ple. Cl.illin a'^ lin -t ('hain'.ieriain . lv-4 ■''"
'Whitnev and J'',!y .Maynard asked me to intiodiico tlic trial by
j")rayei'.

•■■((':isp ofClafTm n:::iiiist Cliaiidii-rlaiii.)
We fmd a record in 17'.i7. in wliicli -Inlni Cl.il'/ni \\;is ;iii]U'l.Tnt ;ir;(l Jn-
son Cli ami I'M Lain w.i- ap|ieiec. \>, liei ein ( kiliia smmlit to 1 ccnvri" lor " n\ I'rk
mil I l.ibiir" cllii- son Willi on. pn fei incii I'm said Cliaiiilirrlaia. aral al-n Inr
his own laKor. ami lor •■ -cod-. v,mi c-. am! mci clKiiiili-e," .-old to -aid fiiani-
I.eilaia, aiii'.inilim: ill all to :;■; poand-, nine .-hidin-.-. '1 he jarv liud I lie
appid'T ni vcr piomi-fd in m:n.i.'. 1 ami toi m as -et I'ortli -in the \\i\\, imd
jud:j;iiiciil was (julercd lur C'hamlcrhiin, lor J'J'J.'Js and excciUioii i.-bued.



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