The Bay View Magazine

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J. M. Hall., 1897 - Group reading
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Page 131 - Having undertaken, for the Glory of God and advancement of the Christian Faith and Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the First Colony in the Northern Parts of Virginia...
Page 131 - Virginia, do by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together' into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation, and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal lavs, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony ; unto which we promise all due...
Page 131 - Having undertaken, for the glory of God and advancement of the Christian faith and honor of our king and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid...
Page 131 - In the name of God, Amen. We whose names are underwritten, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereign lord, King James, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, king, defender of the faith, etc.
Page 111 - I'd scatter the smiles to play, That the children's faces might hold them fast For many and many a day. If I knew a box that was large enough To hold all the frowns I meet, I...
Page 115 - ... the United Colonies of New England. 2. The said United Colonies for themselves and their posterities do jointly and severally hereby enter into a firm and perpetual league of friendship and amity for offence and defence, mutual advice and succor upon all just occasions both for preserving and propagating the truth and liberties of the Gospel and for their own mutual safety and welfare.
Page 99 - This day so cold that the Sacramental Bread is frozen pretty hard, and rattles sadly as broken into the Plates.
Page 104 - Feeds on the noontide beam, whose golden plume Floats moveless on the storm, and in the blaze Of sunrise gleams when Earth is wrapt in gloom ; An epitaph of glory for the tomb Of murdered Europe may thy fame be made, Great People : as the sands shalt thou become : Thy growth is swift as morn, when night must fade ; The multitudinous Earth shall sleep beneath thy shade.
Page 115 - ... so as in some two or three meetings they lovingly accorded upon these ensuing articles, which, being allowed by our Court, and signed by all the Commissioners, were sent to be also...
Page 125 - He ate and drank the precious words, His spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, Nor that his frame was dust. He danced along the dingy days, And this bequest of wings Was but a book. What liberty A loosened spirit brings!

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