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American appointed army assembly attack authority bank became began bill body British brought called carried cause charter church claimed colony condition Congress constitution continued council court Delaware demand Democrats dollars early elected enemies England English established finally five followed force four Franklin French friends gave German give given governor held hundred important Indians influence interest issue James John king land later Legislature liberty live majority marched matter means meeting ment million never party passed peace Penn Penn's Pennsylvania person Philadelphia political popular practically present President probably proprietaries province provisions Quakers question representatives result river schools secured seemed sent side soon Street Thomas thousand tion took trade United vote Washington whites whole William Penn York
第 50 頁 - ... to support power in reverence with the people and to secure the people from the abuse of power; that they may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honorable for their just administration. For liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery.
第 42 頁 - The said land to extend westward five degrees in longitude, to be computed from the said eastern bounds, and the said lands to be bounded on the north by the beginning of the three and fortieth degree of northern latitude, and on the south by a circle drawn at twelve miles...
第 44 頁 - I have, and for my business here, know that after many waitings, watchings, solicitings and disputes in council, this day my country was confirmed to me under the great seal of England, with large powers and privileges, by the name of Pennsylvania, a name the king would give it in honour of my father.
第 50 頁 - Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them ; and, as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men, be good, and the government cannot be bad ; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good, they will endeavor to warp and spoil it to their turn.
第 288 頁 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
第 50 頁 - I choose to solve the controversy with this small distinction, and it belongs to all three: any government is free to the people under it (whatever be the frame) where the laws rule and the people are a party to those laws, and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion.
第 48 頁 - I purpose that which is extraordinary, and to leave myself and successors no power of doing mischief, that the will of one man may not hinder the good of a whole country...
第 186 頁 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it ; I have killed many.; I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
第 34 頁 - I told them I knew from whence all wars arose, even from the lust, according to James's doctrine; and that I lived in the virtue of that life and power that took away the occasion of all wars.