Bradford's History of the Plymouth Settlement, 1608-1650 (Google eBook)

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E.P. Dutton, 1920 - Massachusetts - 353 pages
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Page 325 - Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of •the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer...
Page 76 - Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God, and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic...
Page 329 - I have been in the deep; in journeyings often; in perils of waters; in perils of robbers; in perils by mine own countrymen ; in perils by the heathen; in perils in the city; in perils in the wilderness ; in perils in the sea; in perils among false brethren ; in weariness and painfulness; in watchings often ; in hunger and thirst; in fastings often ; in cold and nakedness; besides those things that are without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the Churches.
Page 64 - Being thus arrived in a good harbor, and brought safe to land, they fell upon their knees and blessed the God of Heaven who had brought them over the vast and furious ocean, and delivered them from all the perils and miseries thereof, again to set their feet on the firm and stable earth, their proper element.
Page 76 - Politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute and frame such just and equal Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the Colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Page 76 - 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 80 - That neither he nor any of his should injure or do hurt to any of their people. 2. That if any of his did hurt to any of theirs, he should send the offender, that they might punish him. 3. That if anything were taken away from any of theirs, he should cause it to be restored; and they should do the like to his.
Page 66 - Yea, let them which have been redeemed of the Lord, shew how He hath delivered them from the hand of the oppressor. When they wandered in the desert wilderness out of the way, and found no city to dwell in, both hungry and thirsty, their soul was overwhelmed in them. Let them confess before the Lord His lovingkindness and His wonderful works before the sons of men.
Page 325 - If ye be reproached for the name of CHRIST, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of GOD resteth upon you: on their part He is evil spoken of, but on your part He is glorified.
Page 23 - ... care and the use of good means, might in a great measure be prevented; and all of them, through the help of God, by fortitude and patience, might either be borne or overcome.

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