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#1. Governor Winthrop despised democracy, which he brusquely labeled "the meanest and worst of all forms of Government." For Puritans, the church and state worked in tandem; the coercive arm of the magistracy was meant to preserve both public order and class distinctions. - Author: Nancy Isenberg
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#2. I think, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavor, A wreath
a rank
a throne
a grave
The world goes round forever; I think that life is not too long, And therefore I determine, That many people read a song, Who will not read a sermon. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#3. Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education. - Author: Robert Charles Winthrop
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#4. Twelve years ago I made a mock
Of filthy trades and traffics;
I considered what they meant by stock;
I wrote delightful sapphics;
I knew the streets of Rome and Troy,
I supped with fates and Fairies
Twelve years ago I was a boy,
A happy boy at Drury's. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#5. Of science and logic he chatters,
As fine and as fast as he can;
Though I am no judge of such matters,
I'm sure he's a talented man. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#6. The noblest contribution which any man can make for the benefit of posterity, is that of character. The richest bequest which any man can leave to the youth of his native land, is that of a shining, spotless example. - Author: Robert Charles Winthrop
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#7. I yearn to see other chief executives throughout the nation follow suit, so that as a people we may hasten the elimination of barbarism as a tool of American justice. - Author: Winthrop Rockefeller
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#8. Liberty is the proper end and object of authority, and cannot subsist without it; and it is liberty to that which is good, just, and honest. - Author: John Winthrop
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#9. I remember, I remember how my childhood fleeted by. The mirth of its December, and the warmth of its July. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#10. I reflected that had he married for attraction alone he could have had me. Had he married for money alone, he could have had Miss Vincy. Instead he had chosen a compromise between the two and had ended up with Miss Charity Winthrop. I did not think he could have done worse for himself if he'd tried. - Author: Patrice Kindl
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#11. A liberty to that only which is good, just, and honest. - Author: John Winthrop
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#12. ...They eat everything alive. People, dogs, horses. Everything with flesh on it. So many of them crawling. Everywhere. Leaving the bones behind. - Author: Elizabeth Winthrop
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#13. The most important reason I am concentrating on Winthrop and his shipmates in the 1630s is that the country I live in is haunted by the Puritans' vision of themselves as God's chosen people, as a beacon of righteousness that all others are to admire. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#14. Winthrop and his shipmates and their children and their children's children just wrote their own books and pretty much kept their noses in them up until the day God created the Red Sox. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#15. Technology shapes society and society shapes technology. - Author: Robert Winthrop White
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#16. Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled, either by a power within them, or by a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible, or by the bayonet. - Author: Robert Charles Winthrop
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#17. discursive regimes of the late eighteenth century drew the figure of man into the sand, and even if he manages to survive the etching, typing, and storing of the late nineteenth-century analog media, he is certain to disappear with the compression of that sand into silicon. - Author: Geoffrey Winthrop-Young
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#18. Professor Winthrop delivered an influential lecture at Harvard proposing the earthquake might have been caused by heat and pressure below the surface of the earth. With God's help, of course, but God comes off as an engineer instead of a hothead vigilante.) - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#19. The poor must be wisely visited and liberally cared for, so that mendicity shall not be tempted into mendacity, nor want exasperated into crime. - Author: Robert Charles Winthrop
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#20. A democracy is ... accounted the meanest and worst of all forms of government. - Author: John Winthrop
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#21. Our country - whether bounded by the St. John's and the Sabine, or however otherwise bounded or described, and be the measurements more or less; - still our country, to be cherished in all our hearts, and to be defended by all our hands. - Author: Robert Charles Winthrop
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#22. One of the most persistent images in American urbanism is that of the proverbial city on a hill, as first envisioned on these shores by the Puritan John Winthrop, via the Gospel according to Saint Matthew. - Author: Martin Filler
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#23. I think while zealots fast and frown,
And fight for two or seven,
That there are fifty roads to town,
And rather more to Heaven. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#24. A woman of haughty and fierce carriage, of a nimble wit and active spirit, a very voluble tongue, more bold than a man. - Author: John Winthrop
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#25. Still and pale
Thou movest in thy silver veil,
Queen of the night! the filmy shroud
Of many a mild, transparent cloud
Hides, yet adorns thee. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#26. Hail, blest Confusion! here are met
All tongues, and times, and faces;
The Lancers flirt with Juliet,
The Brahmin talks of races. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#27. A star for every State, and a State for every star. - Author: Robert Charles Winthrop
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#28. Today is a great day, not only of healing and reconciliation, but also coming together. I'm so glad the whole Little Rock Nine was alive and here to see this. - Author: Winthrop Rockefeller
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#29. And oh! I shall find how, day by day, All thoughts and things look older; How the laugh of pleasure grows less gay, And the heart of friendship colder. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#30. The Baptist found him far too deep; The Deist sighed with saving sorrow; And the lean Levite went to sleep, And dreamed of tasting pork to-morrow. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#31. Woman! thou loveliest gift that here below
Man can receive, or Providence bestow. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#32. I have enjoyed the personal use of money; but I have gotten the greatest satisfaction from using it to advance my beliefs in human relations, human values. - Author: Winthrop Rockefeller
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#33. There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism. - Author: Robert Charles Winthrop
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#34. True liberty is not liberty to do evil as well as good. - Author: John Winthrop
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#35. Love is the bond of perfection. - Author: John Winthrop
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#36. I am made of cobweb that tears at a touch. But you, Bess, have fiber like the great seines that seldom break no matter their burden,yet if they do they can be mended again and again. - Author: Anya Seton
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#37. The eyes of all people are upon us. - Author: John Winthrop
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#38. To love and live beloved is the soul's paradise. - Author: John Winthrop
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#39. We must delight in each other, make others conditions our own, rejoice together, mourn together, labor and suffer together, always having before our eyes our commission and community in the work, our community as members of the same body. - Author: John Winthrop
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#40. It must be the aim of education to teach the citizen that he must first of all rule himself. - Author: Winthrop W. Aldrich
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#41. Dame Fortune is a fickle gipsy, And always blind, and often tipsy; Sometimes for years and years together, She 'll bless you with the sunniest weather, Bestowing honour, pudding, pence, You can't imagine why or whence; Then in a moment Presto, pass! Your joys are withered like the grass - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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