Sketches of North Carolina, Historical and Biographical: Illustrative of the Principles of a Portion of Her Early Settlers

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Robert Carter, 1846 - Caroline du Nord (Etat) - 557 pages
 

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Page 491 - They that turn many to righteousness, shall shine as the stars for ever and ever.
Page 213 - For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Page 75 - O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard:" "Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
Page xxx - That we do hereby declare ourselves a free and independent people ; are, and of right ought to be, a sovereign and self-governing association, under the control of no power, other than that of our God, and the General Government of the Congress : — to the maintenance of which independence, we solemnly pledge to each other, our mutual co-operation, our lives, our fortunes, and our most sacred honor.
Page xxx - ... 4. Resolved, that as we now acknowledge the existence and control of no law or legal officer, civil or military, within this county, we do hereby ordain and adopt as a rule of life all, each and every of our former laws — wherein nevertheless the Crown of Great Britain never can be considered as holding rights, privileges, immunities, or authority therein.
Page 35 - TO CONCUR WITH THE DELEGATES OF THE OTHER COLONIES IN DECLARING INDEPENDENCY, AND FORMING FOREIGN ALLIANCES, reserving to this Colony the sole and exclusive right of forming a Constitution and laws for this Colony, and of appointing Delegates from time to time (under the direction of a general representation thereof), to meet the Delegates of the other Colonies, for such purposes as shall be hereafter pointed out.
Page 75 - I will go into Thy house with burnt offerings : I will pay Thee my vows, Which my lips have uttered, And my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble.
Page xxxi - That whatever person shall hereafter receive a commission from the Crown, or attempt to exercise any such commission heretofore received, shall be deemed an enemy to his country...
Page 250 - That, as we now acknowledge the existence and control of no law or legal officer, civil or military, within this County, We do hereby ordain and adopt as a rule of life, all, each and every of our former laws, — wherein, nevertheless, the Crown of Great-Britain never can be considered as holding rights, privileges, immunities or authority therein.
Page 512 - Do you believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the word of God, the only infallible rule of faith and practice?

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