American Annals, Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its Discovery in MCCCCXCII to MDCCCVI ...

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Page 210 - 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 166 - ... two rowes of men, and behind them as many women, with all their heads and shoulders painted red; many of their heads bedecked with the white downe of Birds; but every one with something: and a great chayne of white beads about their necks.
Page 133 - ... of it, and then put it in one of the ends of the said Cornet or pipe, and laying a cole of fire upon it, at the other end sucke so long, that they fill their bodies full of smoke, till that it commeth out of their mouth and nostrils, even as out of the Tonnell of a chimney.
Page 124 - A patent was granted him by her majesty, in 1584, for himself^ his heirs and assigns, to discover " such remote heathen and barbarous lands, not actually possessed by any Christian prince, nor inhabited by Christian people...
Page 469 - LAWS of this government, to the great end of all government, viz: to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power; that they may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honourable for their just administration: for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery.
Page 88 - In this book,' answered Valverde, reaching out to him his breviary. The inca opened it eagerly, and turning over the leaves, lifted it to his ear : ' This,' says he, ' is silent ; it tells me nothing ;' and threw it with disdain to the ground. The enraged monk, running towards his countrymen, cried out, ' To arms, Christians, to arms ; the word of God is insulted ; avenge this profanation on those impious dogs.
Page 424 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
Page 396 - Church members who were admitted in minority, understanding the doctrine of faith, and publicly professing their assent thereto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant before the church, wherein they give up themselves and their children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the government of Christ in the church, their children are to be baptized.
Page 263 - ordered that Trimountain shall be called Boston ; Mattapan, Dorchester ; and the town upon Charles River, Waterton." f Also ordered, that no person should plant in any place within the limits of the patent, without leave from the Governor and assistants, or the major part of them.

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