Correspondence and miscellaneous writings, 1753-1763

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1904
 

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Página 328 - Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we : come on, let us deal wisely with them ; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.
Página 43 - People so to be summoned as aforesaid, to make, constitute, and ordain Laws, Statutes, and Ordinances for the Public Peace, Welfare, and good Government of our said Colonies, and of the People and Inhabitants thereof, as near as may be agreeable to the Laws of England...
Página 403 - I am very sorry, that you intend soon to leave our hemisphere. America has sent us many good things, gold, silver, sugar, tobacco, indigo, &c. ; but you are the first philosopher, and indeed the first great man of letters for whom we are beholden to her.
Página 42 - That they may appoint a general treasurer and particular treasurer in each government when necessary ; and from time to time may order the sums in the treasuries of each government into the general treasury, or draw on them for special payments, as they find most convenient...
Página 71 - The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property is in lightning. But since they agree in all the particulars wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made.
Página 133 - For my part I have not the vanity to think I deserve it, the folly to expect it, nor the ambition to desire it ; but content myself in submitting to the will and disposal of that God who made me, who has hitherto...
Página 89 - Am I loaded with care, she takes off a large share ; That the burden ne'er makes me to reel ; Does good fortune arrive, the joy of my wife Quite doubles the pleasure I feel. " She defends my good name, even when I'm to blame, Firm friend as to man e'er was given ; Her compassionate breast feels for all the distressed, Which draws down more blessings from heaven.
Página 146 - I have not far to go for an instance ; this very ground that is under me (striking it with his foot) was my land and inheritance and is taken from me by fraud. When I say this ground, I mean, all the land lying between Tohiccon creek and Wyoming on the Susquehanna river.
Página 42 - Yet no money to issue but by joint orders of the President-General and Grand Council; except where sums have been appropriated to particular purposes, and the President-General is previously empowered by an act to draw such sums.
Página 110 - Mind, or to do or suffer any other Act or Thing, contrary to their religious Persuasion.

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