HISTORY OF THE COLONIZATION OF THE UNITED STATES (Google eBook)

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Page 382 - I will not compare to a chain, for that the rains might rust, or the falling tree might break. We are the same as if one man's body were to be divided into two parts ; we are all one flesh and blood.
Page 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.
Page 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.
Page 414 - Supreme legislative power," such was their further declaration " shall for ever be and reside in the governor, council, and people, met in general assembly. Every freeholder and freeman shall vote for representation without restraint. No freeman shall suffer but by judgment of his peers ; and all trials shall be by a jury of twelve men. No tax shall be assessed, on any pretence whatever, but by the consent of the assembly. No seaman or soldier shall be quartered on the inhabitants against their will....
Page 32 - 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.
Page 379 - This is the praise of William Penn, that, in an age which had seen a popular revolution shipwreck popular liberty among selfish factions ; which had seen Hugh...
Page 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...
Page 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.
Page 21 - Many more words I had with him; but people coming in, I drew a little back. As I was turning, he catched me by the hand, and with tears in his eyes said, 'Come again to my house; for if thou and I were but an hour of a day together, we should be nearer one to the other ;' adding, That he wished me no more ill than he did to his own soul.
Page 122 - 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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