The Rev. Samuel Peters' LL. D. General History of Connecticut: From Its First Settlement Under George Fenwick to Its Latest Period of Amity with Great Britain Prior to the Revolution Including a Description of the Country, and Many Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ; with an Appendix, Pointing Out the Causes of the Rebellion in America; Together with the Particular Part Taken by the People of Connecticut in Its Promotion

Front Cover
D. Appleton and Company, 1877 - Connecticut - 285 pages
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 239 - And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.
Page 59 - No one shall run on the Sabbath day, or walk in his garden or elsewhere, except reverently to and from meeting. "No one shall travel, cook victuals, make beds, sweep house, cut hair, or shave, on the Sabbath day.
Page 41 - And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.
Page 45 - ... they held themselves bound to establish such civil order as might best conduce to the securing of the purity and peace of the ordinance to themselves and their posterity according to God...
Page 41 - Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.
Page 240 - And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire : and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.
Page 12 - The Council established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, ruling, ordering and Governing of New England in America" and to them and their Successors grants all the lands, &c., Viz.
Page 61 - Saint days, make minced pies, dance, play cards, or play on any instrument of music, except the drum, trumpet, and jewsharp. Every male shall have his hair cut round, according to a cap.
Page 58 - No Quaker or dissenter from the established worship of this Dominion shall be allowed to give a vote for the election of Magistrates, or any officer. " No food or lodging shall be afforded to a Quaker, Adamite, or other Heretic.
Page 287 - Bagehot is not so much a partisan or an advocate as a cool philosophical inquirer, with large knowledge, clear insight, independent opinions, and great freedom from the bias of what he terms 'that territorial sectarianism called patriotism...

Bibliographic information