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13115 [i.e. 16]. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
A pleasant morning. The Week past was Court week. I was interrupted by Company, and the noisy Bustle of the publick Occasion, so that I have neither read or wrote any Thing worth mentioning.— Heard Mr. Thayer, and spent the Evening at Mr. Putnams, very sociably.
13216 [i.e. 17] Monday. (Adams Papers)
The Elephant and the Lion, when their Strength is directed and applyd by Man, can exert a prodigious Force. But their Strength, great and surprizing as it is, can produce no great Effects, when applyed by no higher Ingenuity than their own. But Man, allthough the Powers of his Body are but small and contemptible, by the Exercise of his Reason can invent Engines and Instruments, to take...
13317 [i.e. 18] Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
17 i.e. 18 Tuesday.
13418 [i.e. 19] Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
18 i.e. 19 Wednesday.
13519 [i.e. 20] Thurdsday. (Adams Papers)
Spent the Evening at Gardiners.
13620 [i.e. 21] Fryday. (Adams Papers)
After School, rode to Shrewsbury, went to Capt. Hows, to see Dr. Flynt, spent an Hour, and then rode to Mr. Howards, talked a little with him, and returned home.
13721 [i.e. 22] Saturday. (Adams Papers)
Dined at Judge Chandlers.
13822 [i.e. 23] Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Heard Mr. Maccarty. He is particularly fond of the following Expressions. Carnal, ungodly Persons. Sensuality and voluptuousness. Walking with God. Unregeneracy. Rebellion against God. Believers. All Things come alike to all. There is one Event to the Righteous and to the Wicked. Shut out of the Presence of God. Solid, substantial and permanent Joys. Joys springing up in the Soul. The Shines...
13923 [i.e. 24] Monday. (Adams Papers)
A pleasant morning. Drank Tea at the Colonells.—Had the projectile Force in the Planets been greater than it is, they would not describe Circles but very excentrical Elipses round the Sun. And then the Inhabitants would be tormented yea destroyed and the Planets left barren and uninhabitable Wastes by Extreme Vicissitudes of Heat and cold. It was many million Times as likely that some other...
14024 [i.e. 25] Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
A cool, but pleasant Day.