The Life of William Penn: The Settler of Pennsylvania, the Founder of Philadelphia, and One of the First Lawgivers in the Colonies, Now United States, in L682 ...

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Uriah Hunt & Son, 1859 - 208 pages
 

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Page 127 - He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might — Guid faith, he mauna fa' that ! For a
Page 123 - But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob...
Page 99 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Page 173 - Every king hath his council, and that consists of all the old and wise men of his nation; which perhaps is two hundred people: nothing of moment is undertaken, be it war, peace, selling of land, or traffic, without advising with them ; and which is more, with the young men too.
Page 15 - Paul declares that the invisible things of God, even His eternal power and Godhead, are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, so that men are without excuse.
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Page 137 - So farewell to my thrice dearly beloved wife and children ! — Yours, as God pleaseth, in that which no waters can quench, no time forget, nor distance wear away, but remains for ever,
Page 131 - I recommend the useful parts of mathematics, as building houses or ships, measuring, surveying, dialling, navigation ; but agriculture is especially in my eye : let my children be husbandmen and housewives ; it is industrious, healthy, honest, and of good example : like Abraham and the holy ancients, who pleased God and obtained a good report.
Page 107 - Son William, I am weary of the world ; I would not live over my days again, if I could command them with a wish ; for the snares of life are greater than the fears of death.
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