A discourse on the duties which Britons owe, especially in the present ... crises, to themselves, their king and their country: particularly addressed to the Castor, Alesworth, Upton & Sulton loyal company of volunteer infantry
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Page 9 - That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment? Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds; Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: they which have seen him shall say, Where is he?
Page 2 - Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, that thou mayest hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the children of Israel thy servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against thee: both I and my father's house have sinned.
Page 6 - And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not ye afraid of them ; remember the Lord, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your houses.
Page 1 - And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another. In what place therefore ye hear the sound of the trumpet, resort ye thither unto us: our God shall fight for us.
Page 11 - Submit yourfelves to every ordinance of man " for the Lord's fake : whether it be to the King " as fupreme ; or unto Governors, as unto them " that are fent by him for the punifhment of evil " doers, and for the praife of them that do well.
Page 13 - Allegiance is the tie, or ligamen, which binds the subject to the king, in return for that protection which the king affords the subject.
Page 8 - They every where promise protection to the poorer sort, and they every where strip the poorest of every thing they possess; they plunder their cottages, and they set them on fire when the plunder is exhausted ; they torture the owners to discover their wealth, and they put them to death when they have none to discover ; they violate females of all ages ; they insult the hoary head, and trample on all the decencies of life.
Page 18 - In the prosecution of the contest in which we are engaged, it shall be, as it has ever been, my first object to execute as becomes me, the great trust committed to my charge. " Embarked with my brave and loyal people in one common cause, it is my fixed determination, if the occasion should arise, to share their exertions and their dangers, in the defence of our constitution, our religion, our laws, and independence. To the activity and valour of my fleets and armies, to the zeal and unconquerable...
Page 5 - Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there was come a Man to feek the WELFARE of the Children of Ifrael.
Page 6 - Sanballat heard that we builded the wall, he was ** wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked " the Jews. And he fpake before his brethren and " the army of Samaria, and faid : What do thefe " feeble Jews ? will they fortify themfelves ? will " they facrifice ? will they make an end in a day ?