History of the City of Trenton, New Jersey: Embracing a Period of Nearly Two Hundred Years, Commencing in 1676, the First Settlement of the Town, and Extending Up to the Present Time, with Official Records of the Population, Extent of the Town at Different Periods, Its Manufactories, Church History, and Fire Department
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Page 180 - Welcome, mighty chief, once more, Welcome to this grateful shore: Now no mercenary foe Aims again the fatal blow, Aims at thee the fatal blow. Virgins fair, and matrons grave, These thy conquering arm did save, Build for thee triumphal bowers; Strew, ye fair, his way with flowers, Strew your Hero's way with flowers.
Page 162 - No man I believe ever had a greater choice of evils and less means to extricate himself from them. However, under a full persuasion of the justice of our cause, I cannot entertain an idea that it will finally sink, though it may remain for some time under a cloud.
Page 21 - The concessions and agreements of the proprietors, freeholders and inhabitants of the province of West New Jersey in America.
Page 160 - I had with me being inferior to theirs below me, and a strong battalion of light-infantry being at Princeton, above me, I thought it most prudent to return the same evening with the prisoners and the artillery we had taken. We found no stores of any consequence in the town. In justice to the officers and men, I must add, that their behavior on this occasion reflects the highest honor upon them.
Page 24 - AB, profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ, his Eternal Son, the true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God, blessed for evermore ; and do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration.
Page 3 - York, his heirs and assigns, all that part of the main land of New England, beginning at a certain place, called Or known by the name of St. Croix, next adjoining to New Scotland, in America; and from thence extending along the sea coast unto a certain place called...
Page 4 - JAMES Duke of York, his Heirs and Assigns forever; to be holden of us, our Heirs and Successors, as of our Mannor of East Greenwich in our County of Kent, in free and common Soccage...
Page 92 - Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts : we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.
Page 5 - Captain General, and Governor in Chief, in and over our province of New- York aforesaid, and territories thereon depending in America, and Vice Admiral of the same &c.
Page 24 - I do from my heart abhor, detest and abjure as impious and heretical that damnable doctrine and position that princes excommunicated or deprived by the Pope, or any other authority of the See of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.