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Life and Ancestry of Warner Mifflin, Friend, Philanthropist, Patriot ...
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Page 193 - CRY aloud, spare not, Lift up thy voice like a trumpet, And shew my people their transgression, And the house of Jacob their sins.
Page 187 - But a reverence for our great Creator, principles of humanity, and the dictates of common sense, must convince all those who reflect upon the subject, that government was instituted to promote the welfare of mankind, and ought to be administered for the attainment of that end.
Page 185 - Agreement, faithfully adhered to, will prove the most speedy, effectual, and peaceable measure ; and, therefore, we do, for ourselves, and the inhabitants of the several Colonies, whom we represent, firmly agree and associate, under the sacred ties of virtue, honor and love of our country, as follows : First.
Page 137 - And moreover they the said Daniel Neall and Sarah Mifflin (she according to the custom of marriage assuming the name of her Husband) did as a further confirmation thereof then and there to these presents, set their hands. AND WE whose names are also hereunto subscribed being present at the solemnization of the said marriage and subscription, have as witnesses thereunto set our hands the day and year above written.
Page 200 - That we will neither import, nor purchase any slave imported after the first day of December next, after which time we will wholly discontinue the slave-trade, and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels, nor sell our commodities or manufactures to those who are concerned in it.
Page 202 - Then he turned his face to the wall, and prayed unto the LORD, saying, I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight.
Page 134 - Ann by the hand Did in a Solemn Manner Openly Declare that he took her to be his Wife Promising through Divine Assistance to be unto her a faithful and...
Page 136 - Howard to be his wife, promising with Divine assistance to be unto her a loving and faithful husband until Death should separate them.
Page 187 - ... their reason to believe that the Divine Author of our existence intended a part of the human race to hold an absolute property in and an unbounded power over others, marked out by His infinite goodness and wisdom, as the objects of a legal domination never rightfully...