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Thunder is the voice of God, and, therefore, to be dreaded.
Now as usually providence so ordereth that they who have been speaking all their lives long shall not say much when they come to die.
Some men also have strange antipathies in their natures against that sort of food which others love and live upon. I have read of one that could not endure to eat either bread or flesh; of another that fell into a swooning fit at the smell of a rose...
Drink is in itself a good creature of God, but the abuse of drink is from Satan.
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For me writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.
June 21, 1639
August 23, 1723
Increase Mather was a major figure in the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay.
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