American Biography: Or, An Historical Account of Those Persons who Have Been Distinguished in America, as Adventurers, Statesmen, Philosophers, Divines, Warriors, Authors, and Other Remarkable Characters: Comprehending a Recital of the Events Connected with Their Lives and Actions, Volume 2

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by Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews. Faust's statue, no 45, Newbury Street, 1798
 

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Página 169 - I charge you before God, and his blessed angels, that you follow me no farther than you have seen me follow the Lord Jesus Christ. If God reveal any thing to you by any other instrument of his, be as ready to receive it, as ever you were to receive any truth by my ministry ; for I am verily persuaded, I am very confident, the Lord has more truth yet to break forth out of his holy word.
Página 187 - Having undertaken, for the Glory of God and advancement of the Christian Faith and Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the First Colony in the Northern Parts of Virginia...
Página 187 - In .the name of God, Amen : We, whose names are underwritten, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereign lord, King James, by the grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, king, defender of the Faith, &c...
Página 170 - Calvinists, you see, stick fast where they were left by that great man of God, who yet saw not all things.
Página 169 - I cannot sufficiently bewail the condition of the reformed churches who are come to a period in religion, and will go at present no farther than the instruments of their reformation.
Página 366 - Point, situate upon the bay aforesaid, near the river Wighco, on the west, unto the main ocean on the east ; and between that boundary on the south, unto that part of the Bay of Delaware on the north, which lieth under the fortieth degree of north latitude...
Página 170 - This is a misery much to be lamented, for though they were burning and shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated not into the whole counsel of God, but were they now living, would be as willing to embrace further light as that which they first received.
Página 8 - Letters* (which came to the Presse against my will and knowledge) wrote, that the Indians about us are a people without any Religion, or knowledge of any God, therein I erred, though we could then gather no better...
Página 188 - ... offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience. In witness whereof we have...
Página 351 - tis the grand enemy of truth and peace, and all the ordinances of God are bent against it. But there is a civil, a moral, a federal liberty, which is the proper end and object of authority; it is...

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