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Page 41 - That all persons living in this province who confess and acknowledge the one almighty and eternal God to be the creator, upholder, and ruler of the world, and that hold themselves obliged in conscience to live peaceably and justly in civil society, shall in no ways be molested or prejudiced for their religious persuasion or practice in matters of faith and worship, nor shall they be compelled at any time to frequent or maintain any religious worship, place, or ministry whatever.
Page 30 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power ? Do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same.
Page 309 - England, and so as the said ordinances be not extended, in any sort, to bind, change, or take away the right or interest of any person or persons, for, or in their life, members, freehold, goods, or chattels.
Page 44 - That the Governor and Provincial Council shall erect and order all public schools, and encourage and reward the authors of useful sciences and laudable inventions in the said province.
Page 31 - But let them consider that though good laws do well, good men do better. For good laws may want good men and be abolished or evaded by ill men; but good men will never want good laws nor suffer ill ones.
Page 31 - 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.
Page 17 - CHARLES, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 51 - You, as foreman of this grand jury, shall diligently inquire and true presentment make, of all such matters and things as shall be given you in charge ; the counsel of the people of this state, your fellows...