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Page 203 - All the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Page 160 - That the foundation of English liberty and of all free government, is, a right in the people to participate in their legislative council...
Page 117 - It is the best cause. It is the cause of liberty, and I make no doubt but your upright conduct this day will not only entitle you to the love and...
Page 91 - And we do hereby give and grant unto you full Power and Authority, with the Advice and Consent of our said Council from Time to Time as Need shall require, to summon and call general Assemblies of the said Freeholders and Planters within your Government according to the Usage of our Province of New-York.
Page 161 - British parliament, as are bona fide restrained to the regulation of our external commerce, for the purpose of securing the commercial advantages of the whole empire to the mother country, and the commercial benefits of its respective members ; excluding every idea of taxation, internal or external, for raising a revenue on the subjects of America without their consent.
Page 221 - I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 181 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs, has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Page 519 - Constitution and opposing the execution of the several arbitrary and oppressive Acts of the British Parliament, until a reconciliation between Great Britain and America, on constitutional principles (which we most ardently desire) can be obtained...
Page 393 - Philadelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of Confederation and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein as shall, when agreed to in Congress and confirmed by the States, render the federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of government and the preservation of the Union.