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Page 69 - Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth. 4 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 335 - Successors and such as shall be adioyned to vs att any tyme hereafter, enter into Combination and Confederation togather, to mayntayne and presearue the liberty and purity of the gospell of our Lord Jesus which we now professe, as also the disciplyne of the Churches which according to the truth of the said gospell is now practised amongst vs...
Page 32 - They who have power to appoint officers and magistrates, it is in their power, also, to set the bounds and limitations of the...
Page 185 - I now propose to advance before you, and, in person, conduct you through the wicket gate; for we must, this morning, either quit our pretensions to valor, or possess ourselves of this fortress in a few minutes; and, inasmuch as it is a desperate attempt, which none but the bravest of men dare undertake, I do not urge it on any contrary to his will.. You that will undertake voluntarily, poise your firelock.
Page 337 - Courte if they be present, and in case of absence by some deputed for that purpose. 5. It is Ordered, sentenced and decreed, that to the aforesaid Courte of Election the...
Page 336 - Gouernor for that yeare. And the rest of the Magestrats or publike Officers to be chosen in this manner: The Secretary for the tyme being shall first read the names of all that are to be put to choise and then shall...
Page 335 - Wethersfield are now cohabiting and dwelling in and vppon the River of Conectecotte and the Lands thereunto adioyneing; And well knowing where a people are gathered togather the word of God requires that to mayntayne the peace and vnion of such a people there should be an orderly and decent Gouerment established according to God, to order and dispose of the affayres of the people at all seasons as occation shall require; doe therefore assotiate and conioyne our selues to be as one Publike State or...
Page 214 - Nathan Palmer, a lieutenant in your King's service, was taken in my camp as a Spy — he was tried as a Spy — he was condemned as a Spy — and you may rest assured, Sir, he shall be hanged as a Spy." " I have the honour to be, &c. "ISRAEL PUTNAM. rt His Excellency Governor TRYON.