The Colonial Era

C. Scribner's Sons, 1892 - 348 頁
This book focuses on the founding, settlement, and early history of the English colonies in America, with most of the subject matter being focused on political events. The book also includes separate chapters for "Indians" and "Literature in the Colonies" for social variety.


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第 101 頁 - I will make them conform, or I will harry them out of the land, or else worse,"
第 290 頁 - As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country.
第 51 頁 - 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"!
第 viii 頁 - In its foundation it is federal, not national ; in the sources from which the ordinary powers of the. government are drawn, it is partly federal, and partly national ; in the operation of these powers, it is national, not federal ; in the extent of them again, it is federal, not national ; and finally, in the authoritative mode of introducing amendments, it is neither wholly federal, nor wholly national.
第 93 頁 - Faith, etc., having undertaken, for the Glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith, and honor of our King and country...
第 94 頁 - God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience. In witness whereof we have hereunder subscribed our...
第 204 頁 - I have led the greatest colony into America that ever any man did upon a private credit; and the most prosperous beginnings that ever were in it, are to be found among us.
第 105 頁 - I acknowledge myself much bound to you, for your kind love, and care, in sending Mr. Fuller, among us; and rejoice much that I am by him satisfied touching your judgments of the outward form of God's worship.