The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 10

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S.G. Drake, 1856 - Genealogy
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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Page 17 - There is a twofold liberty, natural (I mean as our nature is now corrupt) and civil or federal. The first is common to man with beasts and other creatures. By this, man, as he stands in relation to man simply, hath liberty to do what he lists; it is a liberty to evil as well as to good.
Page 17 - The other kind of liberty I call civil or federal ; it may also be termed moral, in reference to the covenant between God and man in the moral law, and the politic covenants and constitutions amongst men themselves. This liberty is the proper end and object of authority and cannot subsist without it, and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just, and honest.
Page 18 - ... if you will be satisfied to enjoy such civil and lawful liberties, such as Christ allows you, then will you quietly and cheerfully submit unto that authority which is set over you, in all the administrations of it, for your good.
Page 115 - ... setting up of may-poles, or other sports therewith used, so as the same may be had in due and convenient time, without impediment or let of divine service; and that women should have leave to carry rushes to the church for the...
Page 12 - Democracy. I do not conceyve that ever God did ordeyne as a fitt government eyther for church or commonwealth. If the people be governors, who shall be governed?
Page 17 - This is that great enemy of truth and peace, that wild beast, which all the ordinances of God are bent against, to restrain and subdue it. The other kind of liberty I call civil or federal; it may also be termed moral, in reference to the covenant between God and man, in the moral law, and the politic covenants and constitutions, amongst men themselves.
Page 256 - The Plain Doctrine of the Justification of a Sinner in the Sight of God.
Page 298 - In 1808 he came to me, as my apprentice, bringing his bundle under his arm, with less than three dollars in his pocket, and this was his fortune. A first-rate business lad he was, but, like other bright lads, needed the careful eye of a senior to guard him from the pit-falls that he was exposed to.
Page 216 - He would pronounce the word Damn with such an emphasis as left a doleful echo in his auditors
Page 324 - Chauncy, was born in England, and came to this country when a young man, and established himself as a merchant in Boston. I have in my possession several letters written by him to Rev. Nathaniel Chauncy of Durham, Conn. They are chiefly on business, but are courteous, affectionate and well composed. He never seems to forget that he is writing to the son of his father's brother. He married SARAH...

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