Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science: Extra volumes, Ausgabe 1

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Johns Hopkins Press, 1886 - 342 Seiten
 

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Seite 22 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens...
Seite 203 - To whom we do acknowledge all faith and constant obedience with all hearty and humble affection, beseeching God, by whom Kings and Queens do reign, to bless the Royal Prince, George the Fourth, with long and happy years to reign over us. Given at the Court at Carlton-house, this thirtieth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and twenty. GOD SAVE THE KING.
Seite 23 - And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment ; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great : ye shall not be afraid of the face of man ; for the judgment is God's : and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Seite 18 - All the free planters were called upon to expresse whether they held themselves bound to establish such civill order as might best conduce to the secureing of the purity and peace of the ordinances to themselves and their posterity according to God.
Seite 293 - ... the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Connecticut, so long as you continue a citizen thereof; and that you will faithfully discharge, according to law, the duties of the office of to the best of your abilities. So help you God. SEC. 2. Each town shall annually elect selectmen, and such officers of local police as the laws may prescribe.
Seite 112 - Take counsel, execute judgment; Make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday ; Hide the outcasts ; bewray not him that wandereth. Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab ; Be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler : For the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, The oppressors are consumed out of the land.
Seite 165 - God's blessing attain at least so much as to be able duly to read the Scriptures and other good and profitable printed books in the English tongue, being their native language, and in some competent measure to understand the main grounds and principles of Christian religion necessary to salvation.
Seite 12 - For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight...
Seite 118 - Tho' all others admitted to Be planters have Right to their proper Inheritance, and do and shall enjoy all other Civil Liberties and Privileges, According to all Laws, Orders, Grants which are, or hereafter shall be made for this Town. 2nd. We shall with Care and Diligence provide for the maintenance of the purity of Religion professed in the Congregational Churches.
Seite 64 - Jawmaking and fining ought to have been a Golden Age of highways perfected ; but the improvement was very gradual, and the roads have been fruitful sources of complaint from that day to this. A serious obstacle to free communication and to transportation was the Quinnipiac River. Over the East River, as it was then called, lay the roads to the sister towns of Guilford and Branford, to the village and farms at Stony River or East Haven, and to the rival colony of Connecticut. Therefore, the summer...

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