The History of Printing in America: With a Biography of Printers, and an Account of Newspapers. To which is Prefixed a Concise View of the Discovery and Progress of the Art in Other Parts of the World. In Two Volumes, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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From the Press of Isaiah Thomas, jun., 1874 - American newspapers - 1063 pages
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Page 111 - Courant, or any Pamphlet or Paper of the like Nature, except it be first supervised by the Secretary of this Province." 3 This order, this stride of despotism, could, it seems, at that time, be carried into effect; but, at this day, a similar attempt would excite indignation, or a contemptuous smile. 1 For this advertisement, see
Page 415 - Whereas there is Prefixed unto a late Pamphlet, Entituled, Gospel Order Revived, Printed at New- York, An Advertisement, which runs in these words, viz. The Reader is desired to take Notice, that the Press in Boston is so much under the aw of the Reverend Author, whom we answer, and his Friends,
Page 64 - was reprinted in London, in 1653, for " Peter Cole, at the Sign of the printing Press, in Cornhill, near the Royal Exchange."] 1650. Norton's [John] Heart of New England rent at the Blasphemies of the present Generation. 4to. 58 pages. 18, 19. James 5: 13." Crown 8vo, 308 pages. [This was the New England version of the Psalms, revised and improved by President
Page 404 - nor sit in chayre of scornfull folk. 2 But In the law of lehovah, is his longing delight: and in his law doth meditate, by day and eke by night. 8 And he shall be like to a tree planted by water-rivers: that in his season yeilds his fruit, and his
Page 67 - [No printer's name nor year are mentioned. This was reprinted in London.] 1663. The Holy Bible : Containing the Old Testament and the New. Translated into the Indian Language, and ordered to be printed by the
Page 46 - Catalogue of Books printed by Daye. 1639. The Freeman's Oath. 1639. An Almanack, calculated for New England. By Mr. Pierce, Mariner. The year begins with March. 1640. The Psalms in Metre, Faithfully translated for the Use, Edification, and Comfort of the Saints in
Page 309 - Sir, I come ' Not another word until you have taken another glass, and then, my dear Colonel, we will talk of old affairs, and I have some queer events to detail. In short, we finished two bottles of Madeira, and parted as good friends as if we had never had cause to be otherwise." See
Page 94 - and then Printing, but continued Ben Harris still, and is now both Bookseller and Printer in Grace Church Street, as we find by his London Post; so that his Conversation is general (but never impertinent) and his "Wit pliable to all inventions. But yet his Vanity, if he has "any, gives no
Page 404 - And he shall be like to a tree planted by water-rivers: that in his season yeilds his fruit, and his leafe never withers. 4 And all he doth, shall prosper well, the wicked are not so: but they are like vnto the chaffe, which winde drives to and fro. 5 Therefore shall not ungodly men, 6 For of the righteous men,
Page 397 - being taught, and understanding the Doctrine of the Christian Religion, and with much affection attending such Preachers as are sent to teach them, many of their Children are instructed to Write and Reade, and some of them have proceeded further, to attain the knowledge of the Latine and Greek Tongues, and are brought

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