Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in chapter 1 of Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters:
...own and by future generations as evidence of a state of mind which made our separate national life inevitable.
Yet to Thomas Hutchinson, a sound historian and honest man, the last Royal Governor of Massachusetts , a separate national life seemed in 1770 an unspeakable error and calamity.
The seventeenth-century colonists were predominantly English, in blood, in traditions, and in impulses.
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