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Page 362 - And every denomination of Christians, demeaning themselves peaceably, and as good subjects of the Commonwealth, shall be equally under the protection of the law: And no subordination of any one sect or denomination to another shall ever be established by law.
Page 77 - Turks, may be embarked into one ship. Upon which supposal, I affirm that all the liberty of conscience, that ever I pleaded for, turns upon these two hinges, that none of the Papists, Protestants, Jews, or Turks, be forced to come to the ship's prayers, nor compelled from their own particular prayers, or worship, if they practise any.
Page 118 - We are not of those," say that noble band, "who dream of perfection in this world; yet we desire that you would be pleased to take notice of the principals and body of our company, as those who esteem it our honor to call the Church of England...
Page 393 - The General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States of America for Foreign Missions," popularly known as the Triennial Convention.
Page 63 - To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same.
Page 106 - ... but that all and every person and persons may, from time to time, and at all times...
Page 74 - England.". .Together with full Power and Authority to rule themselves, and such others as shall hereafter inhabit within any Part of the said Tract of land, by such a Form of Civil Government, as by voluntary consent of all, or the greater Part of them, they shall find most suitable to their Estate and Condition...
Page 77 - There goes many a ship to sea, with many hundred souls in one ship, whose weal and woe is common ; and is a true picture of a commonwealth, or an human combination, or society.
Page 262 - And furthermore, it is hereby enacted and declared, that into this liberal and catholic institution shall never be admitted any religious tests ; but, on the contrary, all the members hereof shall forever enjoy full, free, absolute, and uninterrupted liberty of conscience...