Lives of the Governors of New Plymouth, and Massachusetts Bay: From the Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth in 1620, to the Union of the Two Colonies in 1692

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C. D. Strong, 1851 - 439 páginas
 

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Página 25 - Having undertaken, for the glory of God and advancement of the Christian faith and honor of our king and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia...
Página 261 - There is a twofold liberty, natural (I mean as our nature is now corrupt) and civil or federal. The first is common to man with beasts and other creatures. By this, man, as he stands in relation to man simply, hath liberty to do what he lists ; it is a liberty to evil as well as to good. This liberty is incompatible and inconsistent with authority, and cannot endure the least restraint of the most just authority.
Página 326 - Then to advise how war may best upheld Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage...
Página 327 - O Sir Henry Vane, Sir Henry Vane; the Lord deliver me from Sir Henry Vane.
Página 386 - Him who hears the cry of the oppressed, and advise all our neighbors, for whom we have thus ventured ourselves, to joyn with us in prayers and all just actions for the defence of the land.
Página 260 - The covenant between you and us is the oath you have taken of us, which is to this purpose, that we shall govern you and judge your causes by the rules of God's law and our own, according to our best skill.
Página 84 - Complaining sorely of the breach Of league, held forth by brother Patch, Against the articles in force Between both churches, his and ours ; For which he craved the saints to render Into his hands, or hang, th' offender : But they maturely having weighed They had no more but him o...
Página 9 - The Council established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, ruling, ordering and Governing of New England in America" and to them and their Successors grants all the lands, &c., Viz.
Página 404 - Hudson's River, and all the Land from the West side of Connecticut River, to the East side of Delaware Bay...
Página 25 - Virginia, do, by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation, and furtherance of the ends aforesaid ; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and 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...

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