pt. 1-2. Historical

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Page 175 - is then the blessedness ye spake of? For I bear you record, that if it had been possible, ye would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them to me. Am I therefore become your enemy because I tell you the truth ?
Page 63 - one chief project of that old deluder, Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the scripture, as in former times keeping them in unknown tongues, so in these latter times by persuading from the use of tongues, so that at least the true sense and meaning of the original might
Page 125 - North American subscription libraries. These libraries have improved the general conversation of the Americans, made the common tradesmen and farmers as intelligent as most gentlemen from other countries, and perhaps have contributed in some degree to the stand so generally made throughout the colonies in defence of their privileges.
Page 62 - Forasmuch as the good education of children is of singular behoof and benefit to any commonwealth, and whereas many parents and masters are too indulgent and negligent of their duty iu that kind: " It is ordered, that the selectmen of every town, in the several precincts and
Page 175 - To the one we are the savour of death unto death, and to the other the savour of life unto life ; and who is sufficient for these things.
Page 25 - to make us perfect in every good work, to do his will, working in us that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 4 - 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. This liberty is incompatible and inconsistent with authority, and cannot endure the least restraint of the most just authority. The exercise and maintaining of this liberty
Page 133 - a corporation by the name of the Hingham Public Library, for the purpose of maintaining a public library in Hingham; with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, restrictions and liabilities set forth in all general laws which now are or hereafter may be in force applicable to such corporations. SECT. 2. Said corporation may
Page 99 - by any writing or writings under her hand and seal, attested by two or more credible witnesses, or by her last will and testament in writing, to be by her signed, sealed and published in the presence of
Page 63 - more than they can have them taught for in other towns. " And it is further ordered that where any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders, they shall set up

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