Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, Volume 29

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American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, 1918
 

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Page 63 - But the souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them. In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die: and their departure is taken for misery. And their going from us to be utter destruction: but they are in peace.
Page 135 - ... our Rum doth as little hurt as your Brandy and in the opinion of Christians is much more wholesome : however to keep the Indians temperate and sober is a very good and Christian performance but to prohibit them all strong liquors...
Page 21 - For you shall understand that the great arch-heretic, whereas the whole Bible was long before his days by virtuous and well learned men translated into the English tongue, and by good and godly people and with devotion and soberness well and reverently read, took upon himself to translate it anew.
Page 130 - ... story of his missionary visit to the Neuters. His account, in a letter to a friend in Paris, is the earliest document known relating to a personal experience in the Niagara region. He tells of his kind reception at one village after another. At the sixth village a council was held, at which the priest told the assemblage, " that I came on behalf of the French, to contract alliance and friendship with them, and to invite them to come to trade. . . . They accepted all my offers, and showed me that...
Page 133 - Governt. to make disturbance between our Masters subjects in those parts of the world for a little pelttree [peltry].
Page 134 - Think you, Sir, that Religion will make any progress whilst your merchants will supply, as they do, eau de vie, in abundance, which, as you ought to know, converts the savages into demons and their cabins into counterparts and theatres of Hell ', Dongan blandly replied, ' Certainly our Rum doth as little hurt as your Brandy, and in the opinion of Christians is much more wholesome...
Page 69 - Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of the Justices of the Peace in and for said County...
Page 190 - Therefore speak I to them in parables, because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand...
Page 21 - ... ears serve to prove such heresies as he 'went about ' to sow. These he not only set forth with his own translation of the Bible, but also with certain prologues and glosses he made upon it, and he so managed this matter, assigning probable and likely reasons suitable for lay and unlearned people, that he corrupted in his time many folk in this realm. . . . " After it was seen what harm the people took from the translation, prologues, and glosses of Wycliffe and also of some others, who after...

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