Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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American Antiquarian Society, 1874 - United States
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Page 330 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
Page 239 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Page 212 - ... and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, this day of , in the year of our Lord , at , in the [county] aforesaid.
Page 97 - I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long; besides, we have but one man, viz. the Indian Printer, that is able to compose the sheets, and correct the press with understanding.
Page 111 - That James Franklin, the Printer and Publisher thereof, be strictly forbidden by this Court, to Print or Publish the New England Courant, or any Pamphlet or Paper of the like Nature, except it be first supervised by the Secretary of this Province...
Page 63 - Platform of Church Discipline, Gathered Out of the Word of God, and Agreed upon by the Elders and Messengers of the Churches Assembled in the Synod at Cambridge in New England...
Page 115 - I was in my working dress, my best clothes being to come round by sea. I was dirty from my journey ; my pockets were stuffed out with shirts and stockings, and I knew no soul, nor where to look for lodging. I...
Page 116 - I desired him to let me have threepenny-worth of bread of some kind or other. He gave me three large rolls. I was surprised at receiving so much : I took them, however, and, having no room in my pockets, I walked on with a roll under each arm, eating a third.
Page 115 - Fatigued with walking, rowing, and having past the night without sleep, I was extremely hungry, and all my money consisted of a Dutch dollar, and about a shilling's worth of coppers, which I gave to the boatmen for my passage.
Page 46 - For the Use, Edification, and Comfort of the Saints in Publick and Private, especially in New England.

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