Pennsylvania, Province and State: A History from 1609 to 1790, 第 1 卷



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第 283 頁 - LAWS of this government, to the great end of all government, viz: 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 honourable for their just administration: for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery.
第 141 頁 - They care for little; because they want but little; and the reason is, a little contents them. In this they are sufficiently revenged on us; if they are ignorant of our pleasures, they are also free from our pains.
第 143 頁 - And thou, Philadelphia, the virgin settlement of this province, named before thou wert born, what love, what care, what service, and what travail, has there been to bring thee forth and preserve thee from such as would abuse and defile thee...
第 426 頁 - They are very weak who flatter themselves that, in the state to which things have come, our colonies will be easily conquered by force alone. The persons who now govern the resolutions of what they call their continental congress, feel in themselves at this moment a degree of importance which, perhaps, the greatest subjects in Europe scarce feel. From shopkeepers, tradesmen, and...
第 140 頁 - But in liberality they excel; nothing is too good for their friend: give them a fine gun, coat, or other thing, it may pass twenty hands before it sticks: light of heart, strong affections, but soon spent: the most merry creatures that live, feast and dance perpetually; they never have much, nor want much: wealth circulateth like the blood, all parts partake; and though none shall want what another hath, yet exact observers of property.
第 425 頁 - The Parliament of Great Britain insists upon taxing the colonies ; and they refuse to be taxed by a Parliament in which they are not represented. If to each colony, which should detach itself from the general confederacy...
第 90 頁 - With that deep insight which detects All great things in the small, And knows how each man's life affects The spiritual life of all, He walked by faith and not by sight, By love and not by law ; The presence of the wrong or right He rather felt than saw.
第 27 頁 - PHILIP OF POKANOKET. AN INDIAN MEMOIR. As monumental bronze unchanged his look : A soul that pity touch'd, bnt never shook: Train'd from his tree-rock'd cradle to his bier, The fierce extremes of good and ill to brook Impassive — fearing but the shame of fear — • A stoic of the yvoods — a man without a tear.
第 21 頁 - Well ? how does Indian do ? Indian when he see industrious squaw, which he like, he go to him, place his two fore-fingers close aside each other, make two look like one — look squaw in the face — see him smile — which is all one he...
第 100 頁 - Law, unless we knew both where and what it is : for where there is no law, there is no transgression; and that law which is not in being, is so far from being common, that it is no law at all?