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Page 53 - But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister: and whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all.
Page 445 - Declarations hereinafter expressed, all those Lands, Countries, and Territories situate, lying, and being in that part of America called Virginia, from the Point of Land called Cape or Point Comfort all along the Sea Coast to the Northward two hundred miles; and from...
Page 64 - The governor shall not lay any taxes or ympositions upon the colony, their lands or commodities, other way than by the authority of the general assembly, to be levyed and ymployed as the said assembly shall appoynt.
Page 60 - That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges from the community, but in consideration of public services; which not being descendible, neither ought the offices of Magistrate, Legislator, or Judge, to be hereditary.
Page 192 - This Indenture made the fifteenth day of ffebruary in the year of Our Lord Christ One thousand Seven hundred...
Page 60 - ... state ; that standing armies in time of peace should be avoided as dangerous to liberty ; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power.
Page 55 - And that they might have a hand in the governing of themselves, it was granted that a General Assembly should be held yearly once, whereat were to be present the Governor and Counsell, with two Burgesses from each Plantation freely to be elected by the inhabitants thereof...
Page 217 - Barclaie'a old commission (for the government of that Province), and received a new one from his present majesty (a loyal action, and deserving my commemoration) : neither will I omit his arms, being Gul.
Page vii - The thing that hath been is that which shall be ; and that which is done is that which shall be done ; and there is no new thing under the sun.