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20214 Monday. (Adams Papers)
Drank Tea at Mr. Putnams. Spent the Evening at the Majors, with Esqrs. Chandler of Woodstock and Brewer of Worcester.—He is not a wise man and is unfit to fill any important Station in Society, that has left one Passion in his Soul unsubdued. The Love of Glory will make a General sacrifice the Interest of his Nation, to his own Fame. Avarice exposes some to Corruption and all to a Thousand...
20315 Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Consider, for one minute, the Changes produced in this Country, within the Space of 200 years. Then, the whole Continent was one continued dismall Wilderness, the haunt of Wolves and Bears and more savage men. Now, the Forests are removed, the Land coverd with fields of Corn, orchards bending with fruit, and the magnificent Habitations of rational and civilized People. Then our Rivers flowed...
20420 Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Supped and spent the Evening at the Majors.
20521 Monday. (Adams Papers)
A cool Day.
20622 Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
A rainy Day. Drank Tea and spent Evening at Put nam’s .
20723 Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
Went with Mr. Thayer and Mrs. Willard, to Mr. Richardsons of Sutton.
Spent the Evening at the Colonels. Presumably the text of this entry pertains to the last day in the heading (Sunday, 27 June).
20928 Monday. (Adams Papers)
28 Monday.
210[July 1756] (Adams Papers)
Sat out for Boston. Borrowed the Idea of a Patriot King of Ned. Quincy. Rode to Cambridge. Lodgd. Rode the next morning to Worcester. Edmund Quincy (1733–1768) , son of the first Josiah Quincy; Harvard 1752. Bolingbroke’s Idea of a Patriot King was first published in 1749. Eliot and Trumble lodged here with me. Kept School.—I am now entering on another Year, and I am resolved not to neglect my...