A History of the West Indies: Containing the Natural, Civil, and Ecclesiastical History of Each Island; with an Account of the Missions Instituted in Those Islands, from the Commencement of Their Civilization, But More Especially of the Missions which Have Been Established in that Archipelago by the Society Late in Connexion with the Rev. John Wesley, Volumes 1-3

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Nuttall, Fisher, and Dixon, 1810 - Haiti
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Page 216 - WHEN the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them. The Lord hath done great things for us ; whereof we are glad.
Page 247 - Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, A sylvan scene, and, as the ranks ascend, Shade above shade, a woody theatre Of stateliest view.
Page 30 - An Act for the Protection, Subsisting, Clothing, and for the better Order and Government of Slaves, and for other purposes...
Page 16 - Council assembled), and it is hereby enacted and ordained by the authority of the same, That from and after the...
Page 17 - And be it further enacted and ordained, by the authority aforesaid, that from and after the said first day of July...
Page 15 - And whereas nothing can tend more to bring true devotion, and the practice of religion, into disrepute, than the pretended preaching, teaching, and expounding the word of God as contained in the Holy Scriptures, by uneducated, illiterate, and ignorant persons, and false enthusiasts : And whereas the practice of such pretended preaching, teaching, and expounding the Holy Scriptures...
Page 16 - And be it further enacted and ordained by the authority aforesaid, That if any person which shall be suspected to be a Jesuit, seminary or massing priest, being examined by any person having lawful authority in that behalf to examine such person...
Page 15 - WHEREAS it is not only highly incumbent upon, but the first and most serious duty of all magistrates and bodies politic, to uphold and encourage the due, proper, and solemn exercise of religion and worshipping of God : and whereas nothing can tend more to bring true devotion and the practice of real religion into disrepute, than the pretended preaching, teaching, and expounding the word of...
Page 16 - ... hath increased to an alarming degree ; and during such pretended preaching, teaching, and expounding, and pretended worshipping of God, divers indecent and unseemly noises, gesticulations, and behaviour, often are used and take place, to the great annoyance of the neighbours, and to the disrepute of religion itself, and also to...
Page 152 - Go thy way for this time, when I have a more convenient season I will call for thee.

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