The history and antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania: embracing the following subjects, viz: discoveries and settlements-- Indian history-- Indian, French and revolutionary wars-- religious history-- biographical sketches-- anecdotes, traditions, remarkable and unaccountable occurrences-- with a great variety of curious and interesting relics of antiquity (Google eBook)

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C. Allyn, 1856 - New England - 624 pages
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Page 360 - God from all eternity did, by the most wise and holy counsel of his own will, freely and unchangeably ordain whatsoever comes to pass; yet so as thereby neither is God the author of sin, nor is violence offered to the will of the creatures, nor is the liberty or contingency of second causes taken away, but rather established.
Page 531 - That all persons living in this province who confess and acknowledge the one almighty and eternal God to be the creator, upholder, and ruler of the world...
Page 265 - Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Page 493 - William and Mary, by the grace of God of ' England, Scotland, France and Ireland, king and queen, defenders of the faith, &c.
Page 323 - Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday ; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth. Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab ; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler : for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
Page 171 - I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of several parts, and several families. This accident must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations.
Page 537 - He was ordered by his king to speak to me; and that now it was not he, but the king that spoke, because what he should say, was the king's mind.' He first prayed me ' to excuse them that they had not complied with me the last time ; he feared there might be some fault in the interpreter, being neither Indian nor English; besides, it was the Indian custom to deliberate, and take up much time in council, before they resolve; and that if the young people and owners of the land had been as ready as he,...
Page 303 - 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 418 - ... that the rebels should not know that they had a man in their army who could die with so much firmness.
Page 27 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...

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