William Penn, the Founder of Pennsylvania

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1882 - 364 頁
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第 93 頁 - ... He made me no answer, but sat some time in a muse ; then brake off that discourse, and fell upon another subject. After the sickness was over, and the city well cleansed and become safely habitable again, he returned thither. And when afterwards I went to wait on him there, which I seldom failed of doing whenever my occasions drew me to London, he showed me his second poem, called "Paradise Regained...
第 266 頁 - Nevertheless, I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
第 117 頁 - We lay a foundation for after ages to understand their liberty as Christians and as men, that they may not be brought into bondage but by their own consent ; for we put THE POWER IN THE PEOPLE.
第 173 頁 - I have great love and regard toward you, and desire to win and gain your love and friendship by a kind, just, and peaceable life ; and the people I send are of the same mind, and shall in all things behave themselves accordingly.
第 216 頁 - Her Majesty's Maids of Honour having acquainted me that they designe to employ you and Mr. Walden in making a composition with the Relations of the Maids of Taunton for the high Misdemeanour they have been guilty of, I do at their request hereby let you know that His Majesty has been pleased to give their Fines to the said Maids of Honour, and therefore recommend it to Mr. Walden and you to make the most advantageous composition you can in their behalfe. " I am, sir, your humble servant,
第 93 頁 - After I had, with the best attention, read it through, I made him another visit, and returned him his book, with due acknowledgment of the favor he had done me in communicating it to me. He asked me how I liked it, and what I thought of it, which I modestly but freely told him ; and, after some further discourse about it, I pleasantly said to him, ' Thou hast said much here of Paradise Lost...
第 167 頁 - Sylvania, and they added Penn to it, and though I much opposed it, and went to the king to have it struck out and altered, he said it was past, and would take it upon him ; nor could twenty guineas move the...
第 93 頁 - ^'gained, and in a pleasant tone said to me, ' This is owing to you; for you "put it into my head by the question you put to me at Chalfont, which before I had not thought of.
第 270 頁 - The author blesseth God for his retirement, and kisses that gentle hand which led him into it ; for, though it should prove barren to the world, it can never do so to him. " He has now had some time he could call his own, — a property he was never so much master of before...
第 194 頁 - I say little of the town itself, because a plat-form will be shewn you by my agent, in which those who are purchasers of me, will find their names and interests. But this I will say for the good providence of God, that of all the many places I have seen in the world, I remember not one better seated; so that it seems to me to have been appointed for a town...

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