The Beginners of a Nation: A History of the Source and Rise of the Earliest English Settlements in America, with Special Reference to the Life and Character of the People

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D. Appleton, 1896 - 377 oldal

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17. oldal - Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.
288. oldal - Let men of God in courts and churches watch O'er such as do a toleration hatch ; Lest that ill egg bring forth a cockatrice, To poison all with heresy and vice.
156. oldal - Robinson was a man of excellent parts, and the most learned, polished, and modest spirit that ever separated from the Church of England ; " and long after his death the Dutch theologian Hornbeeck recalls again and again his integrity, learning, and modesty.
145. oldal - Lord raised up in those days) to see further into things by the light of the word of God. How not only these base and beggerly ceremonies were unlawfull, but also that the lordly and tiranous power of the prelats ought not to be submitted unto...
154. oldal - Lord reveiled further unto him. And in ye end, by ye tirrany of ye bishops against godly preachers & people, in silenceing the one & persecuting ye other, he and many more of those times begane to looke further into things...
166. oldal - ... burden, were oftentimes so oppressed with their heavy labors, that though their minds were free and willing, yet their bodies bowed under the weight of the same, and became decrepit in their early youth; the vigor of nature being consumed in the very bud, as it were.
139. oldal - Yet notwithstanding, all parsons, vicars, and curates shall teach and declare unto their parishioners, that they may with a safe and quiet conscience, after their common prayer in the time of harvest, labour upon the holy and festival days, and save that thing which God hath sent...
217. oldal - ... to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
30. oldal - If there were any conscience in men, it would make their hearts to bleed to hear the pitiful murmurings and outcries of our sick men, without relief, every night and day, for the space of six weeks ; some departing out of the world, many times three or four in a night ; in the morning their bodies trailed out of their cabins, like dogs, to be buried.
329. oldal - Grace, grafted on a crab-stock," in 1660, growled, after his 'wont, on account of the " Heart of New England, rent with the blasphemies of this generation." John Cotton, the ablest man in New England, who " liked to sweeten his mouth with a piece of Calvin, before he went to sleep...

A szerzőről (1896)

Edward Eggleston was born on December 10, 1837, in Indiana. He died on September 3, 1902 and was an American Historian and novelist. Eggleston wrote the "Hoosier" series of books: The Hoosier Schoolmaster, The Hoosier Schoolboy, The End of the World, and The Faith Doctor to name a few. he also wrote historical books including: A History of the United States and Its People (1888), The Beginners of a Nation (1896), The Transit of Civilization From England to America (1901), and New Centennial History of the United States (1904). Eggleston died at his home in Owl's Nest, Lake George, New York. Owl's Nest was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971.

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