The Historical Writings of John Fiske, Volume 8

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1902

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Page 180 - ... you shall be governed by laws of your own making, and live a free, and, if you will, a sober and industrious people.
Page 143 - 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 399 - 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 69 - 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 168 - 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 298 - ... 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 87 - S'io avessi le rime aspre e chiocce, come si converrebbe al tristo buco sovra '1 qual pontan tutte l'altre rocce, io premerei di mio concetto il suco più pienamente; ma perch'io non l'abbo, non sanza tema a dicer mi conduco; che non è impresa da pigliare a gabbo discriver fondo a tutto l'universo, né da lingua che chiami mamma o babbo.
Page 187 - 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 440 - England, and soe as the said Ordinances be not extended in any Sort to bind, charge, or take away the right or Interest of any person or persons, for or in their Life, members, Freehold, goods, or Chatties.
Page 435 - ... distance from New Castle, northward and westward unto the beginning of the fortieth degree of northern latitude, and then by a straight line westward to the limits of longitude above mentioned.

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