The Life of Thomas Hutchinson, Royal Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1896 - 453 pagina's
 

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Pagina 375 - ... to make, ordain and establish all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes and ordinances...
Pagina 381 - Britain, as being inseparably united and annexed thereunto ; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath, and of right ought to have full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity, to bind the Kingdom and people of Ireland.
Pagina 58 - Now one of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one's house. A man's house is his castle; and whilst he is quiet, he is as well guarded as a prince in his castle.
Pagina 407 - Westminster, do resolve that William and Mary, Prince and Princess of Orange be, and be declared King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to hold the crown and royal dignity of the said kingdoms and dominions to them, the said Prince and Princess, during their lives and the life of the survivor of them...
Pagina 373 - That levying money for or to the use of the Crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time or in other manner than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Pagina 238 - I saw the small seed when it was implanted ; it was a grain of mustard. I have watched the plant until it has become a great tree.
Pagina 437 - I wish the good of the colony when I wish to see some further restraint of liberty, rather than the connexion with the parent state should be broken ; for I am sure such a breach must prove the ruin of the colony.
Pagina 274 - They were not of the nature of private letters between friends. They were written by public officers to persons in public stations, on public affairs, and intended to procure public measures ; they were therefore handed to other public persons, who might be influenced by them to produce those measures.
Pagina 394 - I know of no line that can be drawn between the supreme authority of Parliament and the total independence of the colonies...
Pagina xvii - Ames expressed the popular security more wisely, when he compared a monarchy and a republic, saying, " that a monarchy is a merchantman, which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom; whilst a republic is a raft, which would never sink, but then your feet are always in water.

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