A General History of Connecticut: From Its First Settlement Under George Fenwick, to Its Latest Period of Amity with Great Britain Prior to the Revolution ; Including a Description of the Country, and Many Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ; with an Appendix, Pointing Out the Causes of the Rebellion in America ; Together with the Particular Part Taken by the People of Connecticut in Its Promotion
D. Clark and Company, 1829 - 405 páginas
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Página 330 - ... they held themselves bound to establish such civil order as might best conduce to the securing of the purity and peace of the ordinance to themselves and their posterity according to God...
Página 329 - Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars: She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table. She...
Página 138 - From lightning and tempest; from plague, pestilence, and famine; from battle and murder, and from sudden death, , Good Lord, deliver us.
Página 301 - ... appealed for the righteousness of their cause; to thee do they now look up for that countenance and support, which thou alone canst give: take them, therefore, heavenly Father, under thy nurturing care ; give them wisdom in council, and valor in the field; defeat the malicious designs of our cruel adversaries; convince them of the unrighteousness of their cause, and if they still persist in their sanguinary purposes, oh!
Página 301 - Preserve the health of their bodies and the vigor of their minds; shower down on them and the millions they here represent, such temporal blessings as thou seest expedient for them in this world, and crown them with everlasting glory in the world to come. All this we ask in the name and through the merits of Jesus Christ, thy Son, our Saviour. Amen ! THE FIRST REPORTERS.
Página 388 - ... people, especially of this Province, do with one consent agree, determine and ordain, that our College House shall be called by the name of its munificent patron, and shall be named YALE COLLEGE : that this Province may keep and preserve a lasting monument of such a generous gentleman, who, by so great a benevolence and generosity, has provided for their greatest good, and the peculiar advantage of the inhabitants, both in the present and future ages.
Página 67 - No Quaker or dissenter from the established worship of this Dominion shall be allowed to give a vote for the election of Magistrates, or any officer. " No food or lodging shall be afforded to a Quaker, Adamite, or other Heretic.
Página 396 - That the scriptures of the Old and New Testament are the only rule of faith and practice...
Página 68 - A debtor in prison, swearing he has no estate, shall be let out, and sold, to make satisfaction " Whoever sets a fire in the woods^ and it burns a house, shall suffer death ; and persons suspected of this crime shall be imprisoned, without benefit of bail.