Memoir of Roger Williams: The Founder of the State of Rhode-Island (Google eBook)

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Lincoln, Edmands, 1834 - Puritans - 437 pages
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Page 359 - Who is that mysterious Word, that was " in the beginning, with God ? " Who is the " Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, the first and the last...
Page 424 - ... to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
Page 279 - ... should preach or write, that there ought to be no commanders or officers, because all are equal in Christ, therefore no masters nor officers, no laws nor orders, no corrections nor punishments ; I say I never denied, but in such cases, whatever is pretended, the commander or commanders may judge, resist, compel, and punish such transgressors, according to their deserts and merits.
Page 318 - That our royal will and pleasure is, that no person within the said colony, at any time hereafter, shall be any wise molested, punished, disquieted, or called in question, for any differences in opinion in matters of religion...
Page 279 - I affirm, that all the liberty of conscience, that ever I pleaded for, turns upon these two hinges: that none of the Papists, Protestants, Jews or Turks be forced to come to the ship's prayers or worship, nor compelled from their own particular prayers or worship if they practice any.
Page 421 - England, or take or subscribe the oaths and articles made and established in that behalf; and for that the same, by reason of the remote distances of those places, will (as we hope) be no breach of the unity and uniformity established in this nation...
Page 304 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our Fathers worshipped stocks and stones...
Page 143 - We whose names are underwritten do here solemnly in the presence of Jehovah, incorporate ourselves into a Bodie Politick, and as he shall help, will .submit our persons, lives and estates unto our Lord Jesus Christ, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, and to all those perfect and most absolute laws of his given us in his holy word of truth, to be guided and judged thereby.
Page 118 - It pleased the Father of spirits to touch many hearts, dear to him, with some relentings; amongst which, that great and pious soul, Mr. Winslow, melted, and kindly visited me, at Providence, and put a piece of gold into the hands of my wife, for our supply.
Page 264 - It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and with some persons, to practise the Hebrew, the Greek, Latin, French and Dutch. The Secretary of the Council, (Mr. Milton) for my Dutch I read him, read me many more languages.

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Roger Williams - lovetoknow 1911
From lovetoknow 1911. ROGER WILLIAMS (c. 1604-1684), founder of the colony of Rhode Island in America and pioneer of religious liberty, son of a merchant ...
www.1911encyclopedia.org/ Roger_Williams

Memoirs of the Wilkinson Family in America, published 1869
Memoirs of the Wilkinson Family in America. Comprising genealogical and biographical sketches of. Lawrence Wilkinson of Providence, ri, ...
freepages.misc.rootsweb.com/ ~bbunce77/ Wilkinson001.html

Williams, Roger
WILLIAMS, ROGER. Early Life; Removal to America. Separatist Anglo-American theologian, advocate of liberty of conscience, and founder of Rhode Island; ...
www.ccel.org/ s/ schaff/ encyc/ encyc12/ htm/ ii.xxv.iii.htm

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