'Tis notorious they went a begging to all the Congregations in the Town for Money to Erect their Edifice, which they call a Church (tho' by the way it was never Consecrated).
Thursday, June 2, 2011
@IncreaseMather OMG ROFL #burn
Yes, that was me giggling over my copy of Increase Mather's Narrative of the Miseries of New-England, By Reason of an Arbitrary Government Erected there Under Sir Edmond Andros (1689). The aside in this sentence regarding the construction of the original King's Chapel kills me: