Chronicles of the Pilgrim fathers of the colony of Plymouth: from 1602-1625 (Google eBook)

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C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1841 - Massachusetts - 504 pages
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Page 121 - Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith, and honor of our King and Country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia...
Page 462 - God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you; and to you who are troubled rest with us; when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels. In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 407 - These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots; Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
Page 24 - So after they had continued together about a year. and kept their meetings every Sabbath in one place or other. exercising the worship of God amongst themselves. notwithstanding all the diligence and malice of their adversaries. they seeing they could no longer continue in that condition. they resolved to get over into Holland as they could. Which was in the year 1607 and 1608: of which more at large in the next chapter.
Page 61 - We are knit together as a body in a most strict and sacred bond and covenant of the Lord, of the violation whereof we make great conscience, and by virtue whereof we do hold ourselves straitly tied to all care of each other's good, and of the whole by every one, and so mutually. " 5. Lastly, it is not with us as with other men whom small things can discourage, or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again.
Page 350 - ... and on the next morning distilled such soft, sweet, and moderate showers of rain, continuing some fourteen days, and mixed with such seasonable weather, as it was hard to say whether our withered corn or drooping affections were most quickened or revived; such was the bounty and goodness of our God.
Page 107 - Our fathers were Englishmen which came over this great ocean, and were ready to perish in this wilderness ; but they cried unto the Lord, and He heard their voice and looked on their adversity,
Page 21 - Lord had touched with heavenly zeal for his truth, they shook off this yoke of anti-Christian bondage, and as the Lord's free people, joined themselves (by a covenant of the Lord) into a church estate, in the fellowship of the gospel, to walk in all his ways, made known, or to be made known unto them, according to their best endeavors, whatsoever it should cost them, the Lord assisting them.
Page 80 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Page 121 - Virginia, do, by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation, and furtherance of the ends aforesaid ; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony ; unto which we promise all due...

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