Memorials of the Professional Life and Times of Sir William Penn ...: From 1644 to 1670, Volumen1


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Página 549 - Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, according to the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed churches...
Página 95 - They that go down to the sea in ships : and occupy their business in great waters ; These men see the works of the LORD : and His wonders in the deep.
Página 291 - Library : to be by him disposed ' of as there shall be direction given him by the Council. Of which you are not to fail, and for which this shall be your warrant. Given at the Council of State, this 22d day of February 1648. In the name, and signed by Order of the Council of State appointed by Authority of Parliament, OLIVER CROMWELL (Prases pro tempore).* There is already question of selling the late King's goods, crown-jewels, plate, and ' hangings,' under which latter title, we suppose, are included...
Página 412 - He was the first man who brought the ships to contemn castles on shore, which had been thought ever very formidable, and were discovered by him to make a noise only, and to fright those who could rarely be hurt by them. He was the first that infused that proportion of courage into the seamen, by making them see by experience, what mighty things they could do, if they were resolved ; and taught them to fight in fire as well as upon water : and though he hath been very well imitated and followed, he...
Página 411 - He was the first man that declined the old track, and made it manifest that the science might be attained in less time than was imagined; and despised those rules which had been long in practice, to keep his ship and his men out of danger; which had been held in former times a point of great ability and circumspection; as if the principal art requisite in the captain of a ship had been to be sure to come home safe again. He was the first man...
Página 540 - Written by Captain John Smith, sometime Governor of Virginia, and Admiral of New England.
Página 412 - He was the first that infused that proportion of courage into seamen, by making them see, by experience, what mighty things they could do if they were resolved, and taught them to fight in fire as well as upon the water; and though he has been very well imitated and followed, was the first that gave the example of that kind of naval courage, and bold and resolute achievements.
Página 280 - God, the original of all just power ; that the commons of England, in parliament assembled, being chosen by and representing the people, have the supreme power in this nation ; that whatsoever is enacted or declared for law by the commons in parliament assembled, hath the force of law and all the people of this nation are concluded thereby, although the consent and concurrence of the king or house of peers be not had thereunto.
Página 240 - We shall with the same sincerity, reality and constancy, in our several vocations, endeavour with our estates and lives mutually to preserve the rights and privileges of the Parliaments, and the liberties of the kingdoms, and to preserve and defend the King's Majesty's person and authority, in the preservation and defence of the true religion and liberties of the kingdoms, that the world may bear witness with our consciences of our loyalty, and that we have no thoughts or intentions to diminish His...
Página 459 - Honours know in general that there was much baseness of spirit, not among the merchantmen only, but many of the State's ships, and therefore I make it my humble request that your Honours would be pleased to send down some gentlemen to take an impartial and strict examination of the deportment of several commanders, that you may know who are to be confided in and who are not.

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