Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 第 4 巻、第 2 部


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61 ページ - For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him ; but when he cried unto him, he heard.
25 ページ - It is said that men ought to have liberty of their conscience, and that it is persecution to debar them of it: I can rather stand amazed than reply to this : it is an astonishment to think that the brains of men should be parboiled in such impious ignorance.
57 ページ - Subiects of Vs, our Heires and Successors, as shall from Tyme to Tyme adventure themselves in any Voyadge thither or from thence, or that shall at any Tyme hereafter, inhabite within the Precincts and Partes of Newe England aforasaid, according to the Orders, Lawes. Ordinnces, Instruccons, and Direccons aforesaid, not being repugnant to the Lawes and Statutes of our Realme of England as aforesaid.
44 ページ - I choose to solve the controversy with this small distinction, and it belongs to all three: any government is free to the people under it (whatever be the frame) where the laws rule and the people are a party to those laws, and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion.
31 ページ - Democracy I do not conceive that ever God did ordain, as a fit government, either for church or commonwealth. If the people be governors, who shall be governed...
56 ページ - DeputyGovernor of the said Company for the Time being, and such of the Assistants and Freemen of the said Company...
57 ページ - That all men of competent estates and of civil conversation, though of different judgments, may be admitted to be freemen, and have liberty to choose or to be chosen officers, both military and civil.
55 ページ - These in this age were divided into two ranks : Some mild and moderate, contented only to enjoy their own conscience : Others fierce and fiery, to the disturbance of church and state.
93 ページ - German province, where we can all live together in one. CHAPTER IX. Of the Productions of the Country. Inasmuch as this region lies in the same degree of latitude as Montepelier and Naples, but has a much richer soil, and that better watered by its many springs and rivulets, it is but reasonable to suppose that such a country must be well calculated to produce all kinds of fruit. The air is pure and serene, the summer is longer and warmer than it is in Germany, and we are cultivating many kinds of...
104 ページ - ... entirely German colony. In my newly laid out Germantown, there are already sixty-four families in a very prosperous condition. Such persons, therefore, and all those who still arrive, have to fall to work and swing the axe most vigorously, for wherever you turn the cry is, Itur in antiquam sylvam, nothing but endless forests; so that I have been often wishing for a number of stalwart Tyrolians, to throw down these gigantic oak and other forest trees...