A history of the United States, Volume 2

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Pagina 364 - I hope you will not be troubled at your change and the king's choice, for you are now fixed at the mercy of no governor that comes to make his fortune great ; you shall be governed by laws of your own making, and live a free, and, if you will, a sober and industrious people.
Pagina 383 - New • England had just terminated a disastrous war of extermination ; the Dutch were scarcely ever at peace with the Algonquins; the laws of Maryland refer to Indian hostilities and massacres which extended as far as Richmond. Penn came without arms; he declared his purpose to abstain from violence; he had no message but peace ; and not a drop of Quaker blood was ever shed by an Indian.
Pagina 368 - For their learning be liberal. Spare no cost; for by such parsimony all is lost that is saved: but let it be useful knowledge, such as is consistent with truth and godliness, not cherishing a vain conversation or idle mind, but ingenuity mixed with industry is good for the body and mind too.
Pagina 30 - Men whose life, learning, faith, and pure intent Would have been held in high esteem with Paul, Must now be named and printed heretics By shallow Edwards and Scotch What d'ye call.
Pagina 332 - Moreover, when the Lord sent me forth into the world, He forbade me to put off my hat to any, high or low; and I was ,/ required to Thee and Thou all men and women, without any respect to rich or poor, great or small.
Pagina 366 - ... care for men of the highest attainments, even more than the office of correcting evil-doers ; and, without imposing one uniform model on all the world, without denying that time, place, and emergencies may bring with them a necessity or an excuse for monarchical, or even aristocratical institutions, he believed " any government to be free to the people, where the laws rule, and the people are a party to the laws.
Pagina 363 - I have, and for my business here, know that after many waitings, watchings, solicitings and disputes in Council, this day my country was confirmed to me under the great seal of England...
Pagina 366 - ... to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power, that they may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honourable for their just administration ; for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery.
Pagina 57 - I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.
Pagina 120 - Agent, quoted in the following words ; " they apprehended them to be an invasion of the rights, liberties and properties of the subjects of his Majesty, in the colony, they not being represented in Parliament...

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