• Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and, as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many.

    William Bradford (1870). “A Dialogue, or third conference between some young men born in New England, and some ancient men which cam out of Holland and Old England, concerning the Church and the government thereof ... Edited, with a preface and notes, by Charles Deane. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society”, p.6