Local Law in Massachusetts and Connecticut: Historically Considered

J. Munsell, 1840 - 104 sider

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Side 163 - Every man of an immense crowded audience appeared to me to go away as I did, ready to take arms against writs of assistance. Then and there was the first scene of the first act of opposition to the arbitrary claims of Great Britain. Then and there the child Independence was born.
Side 132 - ... a council for the safety of the people and conservation of the peace.
Side 73 - Let men of God in courts and churches watch O'er such as do a toleration hatch ; Lest that ill egg bring forth a cockatrice, To poison all with heresy and vice.
Side 149 - Not Visit the sin of him, or of any other, upon himself or any of his, nor upon the Land: But that He would powerfully defend him against all Temptations to Sin, for the future; and vouchsafe him the efficacious, saving Conduct of his Word and Spirit.
Side 149 - Samuel Sewall, sensible of the reiterated strokes of God upon himself and family; and being sensible, that as to the Guilt contracted upon the opening of the late commission of Oyer and Terminer at Salem (to which the order for this Day relates) he is, upon many accounts, more concerned than any that he knows of, Desires to take the Blame and shame of it, Asking pardon of men...
Side 31 - Court shall appoint from time to time, together with such persons of worth where there shall be need, as shall from time to time be appointed by the General Court (at the nomination of the Freemen of the County) to be joined in commission with the Magistrates, so that they may be five in all, three whereof may keep a court, provided there be one Magistrate.
Side 149 - Desires to take the Blame and shame of it, Asking pardon of men, And especially desiring prayers that God, who has an Unlimited Authority, would pardon that sin...
Side 13 - ... whereby our said people inhabitants there, may be so religiously, peaceably and civilly governed, as their good life and orderly conversation may win and invite the natives of the country to the knowledge and obedience of the only true GOD, and the Saviour of mankind and the Christian faith, which in our royal intentions, and the adventurers free possession, is the only and principal end of this plantation...
Side 163 - They were not seated on ivory chairs, but their dress was more solemn and more pompous than that of the Roman Senate, when the Gauls broke in upon them.
Side 261 - I said, You ought to be quickened to your Duty, in that you have so Convenient, and August a Chamber prepared for you to doe it in.

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