The History of the Rise and Progress of the United States of North America: Till the British Revolution in 1688, Band 1

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827 - 527 Seiten

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Seite 123 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
Seite 176 - Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever...
Seite 225 - 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 farther light, as that which they first received.
Seite 223 - English government to their enterprise, they represented to the king, " that they were well weaned from the delicate milk of their mother country, and inured to the difficulties of a strange land ; that they were knit together in a strict and sacred bond, by virtue of which they held themselves bound to take care of the good of each other, and of the whole ; that it was not with them as with other men, whom small things could discourage, or small discontent cause to wish themselves at home again.
Seite 225 - Remember that, and every other article of your sacred covenant. But I must herewithal exhort you to take heed what you receive as truth, examine it, consider it, and compare it with other Scriptures of truth before you receive it ; for it is not possible the Christian world should come so lately out of such thick anti-christian darkness, and that perfection of knowledge should break forth at once.
Seite 224 - 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.
Seite 224 - Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.
Seite 522 - The Lord showed me that such as were faithful to him, in the power and light of Christ, should come up into that state in which Adam was before he fell ; in which the admirable works of the creation and the virtues thereof may be known, through the openings of that divine Word of wisdom and power by which they were made.
Seite 40 - Licence, to make Habitation, Plantation, and to deduce a Colony of sundry of our People into that Part of America, commonly called VIRGINIA...

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