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A discharge of five imputations of mis-allegations, falsly charged upon the (now) Bishop of Duresme, by an English baron : shewing, that no solid or reall answer is to be expected, from the Romish party, to his late booke (against their Masse) so greatly maligned by them by Thomas Morton

Two treatises of Mr. Jeremiah Burroughs. The first of earthly mindedness, wherein is shewed, 1. What earthly mindedness is. ... 6. Directions how to get our hearts free from earthly mindedness. The second treatise, of conversing in Heaven, and walking with God. Wherein is shewed, 1. How the Saints have their conversation in Heaven. ... 9. Rules for our walking with God by Jeremiah Burroughs

A Christian dictionarie Opening the signification of the chiefe words dispersed generally through Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, tending to increase Christian knowledge. Whereunto is annexed, a perticular dictionary for the Reuelation of S. Iohn. For the Canticles or Song of Salomon. For the Epistle to the Hebrues by Thomas Wilson

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The rare jewel of Christian contentment wherein is shewed 1. What contentment is, 2. The holy art or mystery of it, 3. Several lessons that Christ teacheth, to work the heart to contentment, 4. The excellencies of it, 5. The evils of murmuring, 6. The agravations of the sin of murmuring by Jeremiah Burroughs

Ten sermons, tending chiefly to the fitting of men for the worthy receiuing of the Lords Supper vvherein, amongst many other holy instructions, the doctrines of sound repentance and humiliation, and of Gods speciall fauours vnto penitent sinners, and worthy communicants, are largely and effectually handled by John Dod

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TagsReligion (29), Sermons (9), History (7), Classics (2), Reference (2), Militaria (2), Bibles (2), Agriculture (1), Psalms (1), Law (1) — see all tags

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About meMyles Standish (~1593 - 3 October 1656), Mayflower passenger and commander of the Plymouth colony's militia. Served as a soldier in the Netherlands prior to the passage to America. Was the governor's assistant in Plymouth, as well as the colony's treasurer. He moved to Duxbury in the mid-1630s. Married first Rose --, who died early in 1621, and second Barbara --, with whom he had seven children.

About my libraryStandish's library is given as documented in the probate inventory of his estate, taken 8 December 1656 and presented 4 May 1657. The books are valued at £11/13, out of a total inventory value of £358/7.

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Real nameMyles Standish

LocationPlymouth and Duxbury, MA

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Member sinceNov 24, 2011

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