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hough printed in German, and in a native savage dialect, was never printed there in English till the land became free. and sold in Boston, then a small town, undiscovered. Nor would they all have disappeared. The most complete catalogues of English Bibles enumerate no one with the imprint, which was said to have been copied. Till a copy of the pretended American edition is produced, no credit can be given to the second-hand story, which is more over at variance with the statement of Dr. Chauncy, the minister of the first church of Boston, at the time of the pretended publication. Thomas, History of Printing, i. 304, 305, repeats only what he heard. Himself a collector, he does not profess ever to have seen a copy of the alleged American edition the English Bible. Search has repeatedly been made for a copy, and always without success. Six or eight hundred Bibles in quarto could of hardly have been printed, bound, That the country, which was the home of the bea- chap. XII.
so that never was there a more rapid transition of a people from gloom to joy. They compared themselves to a bird escaped from the net of the fowler, and once more striking its wings freely in the upper air; or to Joseph, the Israelite, whom Providence had likewise wonderfully redeemed from the perpetual bondage into which he was sold by his elder brethren. The clergy from the pulpit joined in the fervor of patriotism and the joy of success. The Americans would not have submitted, said Chauncy. History affords few examples of a more general, generous, and just sense of liberty in any country than has appeared in America within the year past. Such were Mayhew's words; and while all the continent was calling out and cherishing the name of Pitt, the greatest statesman of England, the conqueror of Canada and chap. XXIV} 1766. May. the Ohio, the founder of empire, the apostle of freedom;—To you, said Mayhew, speaking from the heart of the people, and as if its voice could be hear