The Memorial History of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1

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Page 27 - Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.
Page 456 - This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David.
Page 27 - They who have power to appoint officers and magistrates, it is in their power, also, to set the bounds and limitations of the power and place unto which they call them.
Page 28 - Reserving smaller matters, which fall in occasionally in common course, to a lower counsel, in matters of greater consequence, which concern the common good, a general council chosen by all, to transact businesses which concern all, I conceive, under favor, most suitable to rule and most safe for the relief of the whole.
Page 30 - Dutch who were about to build one, but in regard the place was not fit for plantation, there being three or four thousand warlike Indians, and the river not to be gone into but by small pinnaces, having a bar affording but six feet at high water...
Page 27 - assume to yourselves infallibility of judgment, when the most ' learned of the apostles confesseth he knew but in part, and saw but ' darkly, as through a glass...
Page 591 - The edifice is of wood, alike unornamented within and without ; and when filled, there was still presented to the eye nothing but what had the plainest appearance. The military remained in. the street, with the exception of a few officers, to whom no place of honor or distinction was assigned ; neither the governor nor other magistrates were accompanied with any insignia of office ; the clergy had no canonical costume, and there were no females in the church, except a few...
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Page 51 - English, at that very instant when this heavy stroke came upon them, where they perished with their fellows. So that the mischief they intended to us, came upon their own pate. They were taken in their own snare, and we through mercy escaped. And thus in little more than one hour's space was their impregnable fort with themselves utterly destroyed, to the number of six or seven hundred, as some of themselves confessed. There were only seven taken captive, and about seven escaped.

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