The Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America, Volume 2

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Page 122 - The King's daughter is all glorious within ; her clothing is of wrought gold. She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework : the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee.
Page 59 - The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made : in the net which they hid is their own foot taken. 16 The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth : the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands.
Page 144 - We lay a foundation for after ages to understand their liberty as Christians and as men, that they may not be brought into bondage but by their own consent ; for we put THE POWER IN THE PEOPLE.
Page 342 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our Fathers worshipped stocks and stones, Forget not: in thy book record their groans Who were thy sheep, and in their ancient fold Slain by the bloody Piedmontese, that rolled Mother with infant down the rocks.
Page 161 - I think I can clearly say that before these present troubles broke out, the English did not possess one foot of land in this colony but what was fairly obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors.
Page 353 - Twas one of the charmed days When the genius of God doth flow, The wind may alter twenty ways, A tempest cannot blow: It may blow north, it still is warm; Or south, it still is clear; Or east, it smells like a clover farm; Or west, no thunder fear.
Page 299 - Penn accepted the commission. Yet it should seem that a little of the pertinacious scrupulosity which he had often shown about taking off his hat would not have been altogether out of place on this occasion.
Page 254 - The practice of informations for libels is a sword in the hands of a wicked king and an arrant coward to cut down and destroy the innocent; the one cannot because of his high station, and the other dares not because of his want of courage, revenge himself in another manner.
Page 256 - ... it is not the cause of a poor printer, nor of New York alone, which you are now trying. No! It may in its consequence affect every freeman that lives under a British government on the main of America! It is the best cause. It is the cause of liberty...
Page 251 - Illlllllllllll *chief justice said, that they would neither hear nor allow the exceptions; for (said he) you thought to have gained a great deal of applause and popularity by opposing this court, as you did the court of Exchequer; but you have brought it to that point, that either we must go from the bench, or you from the bar; therefore we exclude you and Mr.

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