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Account Albany Albany Records America appeal assembly authority Carolina cause Chalmers CHAP character Charles charter church civil claimed colonists colony common Compare Connecticut conscience constitution continued council court death Delaware demanded desired Dutch elected emigrants England English equal established faith father favor fear five followed forms freedom friends gave governor grant heart Hening hope humanity hundred increased independence Indians influence institutions interests Island James Jersey king land laws legislation less letter liberty Lord Massachusetts ment mind monarch nature Netherlands never North obtained parliament party peace Penn persons political popular possession present principles privileges proprietaries Protestant province Quaker Records religion religious representatives restoration River royal royalists spirit success thousand tion towns truth Virginia West whole William Penn York
Page 32 - Men whose life, learning, faith, and pure intent Would have been held in high esteem with Paul, Must now be named and printed heretics By shallow Edwards and Scotch What d'ye call.
Page 364 - I hope you will not be troubled at your change and the king's choice, for you are now fixed at the mercy of no governor that comes to make his fortune great ; you shall be governed by laws of your own making, and live a free, and, if you will, a sober and industrious people.
Page 368 - For their learning be liberal. Spare no cost; for by such parsimony all is lost that is saved: but let it be useful knowledge, such as is consistent with truth and godliness, not cherishing a vain conversation or idle mind, but ingenuity mixed with industry is good for the body and mind too.
Page 366 - ... care for men of the highest attainments, even more than the office of correcting evil-doers ; and, without imposing one uniform model on all the world, without denying that time, place, and emergencies may bring with them a necessity or an excuse for monarchical, or even aristocratical institutions, he believed " any government to be free to the people, where the laws rule, and the people are a party to the laws.
Page 363 - I have, and for my business here, know that after many waitings, watchings, solicitings and disputes in Council, this day my country was confirmed to me under the great seal of England...
Page 106 - Some in our house were fighting for their lives, others wallowing in blood, the house on fire over our heads, and the bloody heathen ready to knock us on the head if we stirred out Now might we hear mothers and children crying out for themselves and one another, Lord, what shall we do...
Page 59 - I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.
Page 21 - Many more words I had with him; but people coming in, I drew a little back. As I was turning, he catched me by the hand, and with tears in his eyes said, 'Come again to my house; for if thou and I were but an hour of a day together, we should be nearer one to the other ;' adding, That he wished me no more ill than he did to his own soul.