The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, and New Jersey: Embracing the Following Subjects, Viz.: Discoveries and Settlements, Indian History, Indian, French, and Revolutionary Wars, Religious History, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Traditions, Remarkable and Unaccountable Occurrences, with a Great Variety of Curious and Interesting Relics of Antiquity : Illustrated by Numerous Engravings
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Page 27 - Though these agents found the Virginia company very desirous of the projected settlement in their American territory, and willing to grant them a patent with as ample privileges, as they had power to convey ; yet they could prevail with the king no farther, than to engage that he would connive at them, and not molest them, provided they should conduct peaceably. Toleration in religious liberty by his public authority, under his seal, was denied.
Page 353 - For the last Man you put to Death, here are five come in his Room. And if you have Power to take my Life from me, God can raise up the same Principle of Life in ten of his Servants, and send them among you in my Room, that you may have Torment upon Torment, which is your Portion : For there is no Peace to the Wicked, saith my God.
Page 330 - Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday ; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth. Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab ; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler : for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
Page 32 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Page 425 - ... that the rebels should not know that they had a man in their army who could die with so much firmness.
Page 249 - You are a child — you cannot understand matters of war — let your brother or your chief come — him will I answer.
Page 397 - By the first," said the colonists, " the property of unoffending thousands is arbitrarily taken away, for the act of a few individuals ; by the second, our chartered liberties are annihilated ; and, by the third, our lives may be destroyed with impunity.
Page 120 - The fame of this great man extended even among the whites, who fabricated numerous legends respecting him, which I never heard, however, from the mouth of an Indian, and therefore believe to be fabulous. In the revolutionary war, his enthusiastic admirers dubbed him a saint, and he was established under the name of St. Tammany, the patron saint of America.