Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Том 18

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Primarily consists of: Transactions, v. 1, 3, 5-8, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 32, 34-35, 38, 42-43; and: Collections, v. 2, 4, 9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31, 33, 36-37, 39-41; also includes lists of members.

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Стр. 4 - I have never entered into any controversy in defence of my philosophical opinions ; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one's temper, and disturb one's quiet.
Стр. 58 - May], to be by them examined; and [in case of an election by a majority of all the votes returned...
Стр. 7 - The more Points of Iron are erected round the Earth, to draw the Electrical Substance out of the Air; the more the Earth must needs be charged with it. And therefore it seems worthy of Consideration, Whether any Part of the Earth being fuller of this terrible Substance, may not be more exposed to more Shocking Earthquakes. In Boston are more erected than anywhere else in New England; and Boston seems to be more dreadfully shaken. 0! there is no getting out of the mighty Hand of God!
Стр. 292 - Nine bachelors commenced at Cambridge; they were young men of good hope, and performed their acts, so as gave good proof of their proficiency in the tongues and arts.
Стр. 296 - Ides fell on the 15th of March, May, July, and October, and the 13th of the other months. 3. Domesticam tuam difficultatem. " Your domestic difficulties,
Стр. 173 - Divers of the merchants of Boston being desirous to discover the great lake, supposing it to lie in the north-west part of our patent, and finding that the great trade of beaver, which came : to all the eastern and southern parts, came from thence, petitioned the court to be a company for that design, and to have the trade which they should discover, to themselves for twentyone years.
Стр. 149 - The experience that was had in this commone course and condition, tried sundrie years, and that amongst godly and sober men, may well evince the vanitie of that conceite of Platos and other .ancients, applauded by some of later times ; — that the taking away of propertie, and bringing in communitie into a comone wealth, would make them happy and florishing ; as if they were wiser then God.
Стр. 143 - Head, in such sort as becometh all those whom he hath redeemed and sanctified to himself, do hereby solemnly and religiously, (as in His most Holy presence,) promise and bind ourselves to walk in all our ways according to the rule of the Gospel, and in all sincere conformity to His Holy ordinances, and in mutual love and respect to each other, so near as God shall give us grace.
Стр. 8 - Dear doctor let it not transpire, How much your lectures we admire ; How at your eloquence we wonder, When you explain the cause of thunder ; Of lightning, and...
Стр. 4 - The King's changing his pointed conductors for blunt ones is, therefore, a matter of small importance to me. If I had a wish about it, it would be that he had rejected them altogether as ineffectual. For it is only since he thought himself and family safe from the thunder of Heaven, that he dared to use his own thunder in destroying his innocent subjects.

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