The Judicial and Civil History of Connecticut (Google eBook)

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Dwight Loomis, Joseph Gilbert Calhoun
Boston History Company, 1895 - Connecticut - 639 pages
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Page 72 - It being one chief project of that old deluder, Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures, as in former times by keeping them in an unknown tongue, so in these latter times by persuading from the use of tongues...
Page 100 - The power we allude to is rather the police power, the power vested in the legislature by the constitution to make, ordain, and establish all manner of wholesome and reasonable laws, statutes and ordinances, either with penalties or without, not repugnant to the constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and welfare of the commonwealth, and of the subjects of the same.
Page 100 - ... as their good life and orderly conversation, may win and incite the natives of [the] country 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 179 - You shall delay no man for lucre or malice, but you shall use yourself in the office of an attorney within the court according to the best of your learning and discretion, and with all good fidelity, as well to the court as to the client.
Page 67 - No one shall run on the Sabbath day, or walk in his garden or elsewhere, except reverently to and from meeting. "No one shall travel, cook victuals, make beds, sweep house, cut hair, or shave, on the Sabbath day.
Page 9 - They who have the power to appoint officers and magistrates, it is in their power, also, to set the bounds and limitations of the power and place unto which they call them.
Page 72 - It is therefore ordered by this court and authority thereof ; that every township within this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their towns to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Page 425 - ... a judge of the superior court, and of the supreme court of errors. In May...
Page 63 - ... unless it be by virtue or equity of some express law of the country warranting the same, established by the general court and sufficiently published, or, in case of the defect of the law in any particular case, by the word of God...
Page 10 - And well knowing where a people are gathered togather the word of God requires that to mayntayne the peace and...

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