A summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America, Volume 1
R. and J. Dodsley, 1760 - 568 pages
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Page 153 - But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea ; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
Page 355 - And further, know ye, that we, of our more abundant grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion, have given, granted, and confirmed, and, by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give, grant, and confirm, unto the said Governor and Company, and their successors, all that part of our dominions in...
Page 132 - Who builds a church to God, and not to Fame, Will never mark the marble with his name...
Page 165 - ... to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
Page 152 - Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
Page 380 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 153 - your calling, how that not many wife " men after the flefh, not many mighty, " not many noble are called. But God hath " chofen the foolifh things of the world, to " confound the wife; and God hath chofen " the weak things of the world, to confound " the things which are mighty ; and bafe " things of the world, and things which " are defpifed, hath God chofen, yea, and VOL.
Page 298 - I. Know ye, therefore, that we, (favouring the petition and good purpose of the said William Penn, and having regard to the memory and merits of his late father, in divers services, and particularly to his conduct, courage, and discretion, under our dearest brother James, duke of York, in that signal battle and victory fought and obtained against the Dutch fleet commanded by the Heer Van Opdam, in the year 1665...
Page 355 - Point (situate in the aforesaid bay, near the river of Wighco) on the west, unto the main ocean on the east ; and between that bound on the south unto that part of Delaware Bay on the north, which lieth under the...