The Settlement of Germantown, Pennsylvania: And the Beginning of German Emigration to North America

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Campbell, 1899 - Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) - 310 pages
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Page 182 - Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
Page 257 - But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully.
Page 164 - The German town of which I spoke before, Which is at least in length one mile or more, Where lives High German people and Low Dutch, Whose trade in weaving linen cloth is much, There grows the flax, as also you may know That from the same they do divide the tow. Their trade suits well their habitation, — We find convenience for their occupation.
Page 165 - Here dwelt a printer and I find That he can both print books and bind ; He wants not paper, ink nor skill He's owner of a paper mill. The paper mill is here hard by And makes good paper frequently, But the printer, as I do here tell, Is gone into New York to dwell.
Page 181 - Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Page 146 - Now. though they are black, we cannot conceive there is more liberty to have them slaves, as it is to have other white ones. There is a saying, that we should do to all men like as we will be done ourselves; making no difference of what generation, descent, or colour they are. And those who steal or rob men, and those who buy or purchase them, are they not all alike?
Page 58 - O sacred hearths and homes ! — And, where the wild beast roams, In patience planned New forest-homes beyond the mighty sea, There undisturbed and free To live as brothers of one family.
Page 147 - Or, have these poor negers not as much right to fight for their freedom, as you have to keep them slaves? Now consider well this thing, if it is good or bad. And in case you find it to be good to...
Page 146 - Quakers do rule in their province; and most of them do look upon us with an envious eye. But if this is done well, what shall we say is done evil?

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