The History of Massachusetts ...: The colonial period [to 1692 (Google eBook)

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Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1855 - Massachusetts
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Page 84 - King, defender of the faith, &c., 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 77 - And the time being come that they must depart, they were accompanied with most of their brethren out of the city unto a town sundry miles off, called Delft Haven, where the ship lay ready to receive them. So they left that goodly and pleasant city which had been their resting-place...
Page 277 - There shall never be any bond slaverie, villinage or Captivitie amongst us unles it be lawfull Captives taken in just warres, and such strangers as willingly selle themselves or are sold to us. And these shall have all the liberties and Christian usages which the law of god established in Israeli concerning such persons doeth morally require. This exempts none from servitude who shall be Judged thereto by Authoritie.
Page 55 - I will none of that : I will have one doctrine and one discipline, one religion in substance and in ceremony...
Page 91 - Their banishment to Holland was fortunate ; the decline of their little company in the strange land was fortunate ; the difficulties which they experienced in getting the royal consent to banish themselves to this wilderness were fortunate ; all the tears and heart-breakings of that ever memorable parting at Delfthaven, had the happiest influence on the rising destinies of New 'England.
Page 97 - One adequate support For the calamities of mortal life Exists, one only ; — an assured belief That the procession of our fate, howe'er Sad or disturbed, is ordered by a Being Of infinite benevolence and power, Whose everlasting purposes embrace All accidents, converting them to Good.
Page 193 - I thank God, I like so well to be here, as I do not repent my coming; and if I were to come again, I would not have altered my course, though I had foreseen all these afflictions. I never fared better in my life, never slept better, never had more content of mind...
Page 240 - Hooker was appointed to dispute with him, but could not reduce him from any of his errors. So, the next morning, the Court sentenced him to depart out of our jurisdiction within six weeks, all the ministers, save one, approving the sentence; and his own church had him under question also for the same cause; and he, at his return home, refused communion with his own church, who openly disclaimed his errors, and wrote an humble submission to the magistrates, acknowledging their fault in joining with...
Page 3 - ... to sail to all parts, countries, and seas of the east, of the west, and of the north...
Page 92 - The awful voice of the storm howls through the rigging : the laboring masts seem straining from their base : the dismal sound of the pumps is heard : the ship leaps, as it •were, madly from billow to billow : the ocean breaks and settles with ingulfing floods over the floating deck, and beats with deadening, shivering weight, against the staggered vessel.

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