American history told by contemporaries..., Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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The Macmillan company, 1910 - United States
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Page 369 - Voyage intended, for your full satisfaction, know this is the place where the Lord will create a new Heaven, and a new Earth in, new Churches, and a new Common-wealth together; Wherefore, CHAP.
Page 492 - If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and that when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them...
Page 496 - It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general, by way of supply, as the major part of those that order the prudentials of the town shall appoint...
Page 488 - A DECLARATION of the sad and great Persecution and Martyrdom of the People of God, called Quakers, in New England, for the worshipping of God, whereof 22 have been banished upon pain of death, 3 have been martyred, &c.
Page 90 - Which being performed, according to the ceremonies used in such enterprises, we viewed the land about us, being, whereas we first landed, very sandie and low towards the waters side, but so full of grapes, as the very beating and surge of the sea overflowed them...
Page 496 - It is therefore ordered by this court and the 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 492 - English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein; also, that all masters of families do, once a week at least, catechise their children and servants in the grounds and principles of religion...
Page 419 - Courte if they be p'sent, and in case of absence by some deputed for that purpose. 5. It is Ordered, sentenced and decreed, that to the aforesaid Courte of Election the...
Page 495 - It being one chief project of that old deluder, Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures, as in former times...
Page 295 - Province, . . . , professing to believe in Jesus Christ, shall from henceforth bee any waies troubled, Molested or discountenanced for or in respect of his or her religion nor in the free exercise thereof within this Province or Islands thereunto belonging nor any way compelled to the beliefe or exercise of any other Religion against his or her consent...

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