A History of Connecticut: Its People and Institutions (Google eBook)

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1914 - Connecticut - 609 pages
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Page 496 - Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise.
Page 389 - People, of what Nation, Condition or Quality soever, Barratry of the Master and Mariners, and of all other Perils, Losses and Misfortunes that have or shall come to the Hurt, Detriment, or Damage of the said Goods and Merchandises and Ship, &c., or any Part thereof...
Page 524 - The foe comes on with haughty stride ; Our troops advance with martial noise ; Their veterans flee before our youth, And generals yield to beardless boys.
Page 72 - 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 62 - Confederation together, to maintain and preserve the liberty and purity of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus which we now profess, as also, the discipline of the Churches, which according to the truth of the said Gospel is now practiced amongst us...
Page 347 - IT is the right as well as the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great creator and preserver of the universe.
Page 250 - Room called to know the matter Little miss said shee was making a bed for the men ; who, when they were in Bed, complained their leggs lay out of it by reason of its shortness my poor bones complained bitterly not being used to such Lodgings, and so did the man who was with us ; and poor I made but one Grone, which was from the time I 'went to bed to the time I Riss, which was about three in the morning, Setting up by the Fire till Light...
Page 499 - DEEP in the wave is a coral grove, Where the purple mullet and gold-fish rove ; Where the sea-flower spreads its leaves of blue, That never are wet with falling dew, But in bright and changeful beauty shine, Far down in the green and glassy brine.
Page 348 - ... provided. And each and every society or denomination of Christians in this State shall have and enjoy the same and equal powers, rights, and privileges ; and shall have power and authority to support and maintain the ministers or teachers of their respective denominations, and to build and repair houses for public worship by a tax on the members of any such society only, to be laid by a major vote of the legal voters assembled at any society meeting, warned and held according to law, or in any...
Page 298 - He said he was for vesting the executive power in a single person, though he was not for giving him the power of war and peace. A single man would feel the greatest responsibility, and administer the public affairs best. Mr. SHERMAN said, he considered the executive magistracy as nothing more than an institution for carrying the will of the legislature into effect...

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