For The Colony In Virginea Britannia; Lavves Diuine, Morall, And Martiall, &c. London, Printed For…

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byWilliam Strachey

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1612. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... m whereupon, not onely the safety, but the being of all states doe turne and depend) what society may possible subsist, or commutaiiue goodnesse be practised. And thus lawes being published, euery common eye may take suruey of their duties, and carrying away the tenour of the same, meditate, &f bethinke how safe, quiet, and comely it is to be honest, iust, and ciuill. And indeed all the sacred powers of knowledge and wise~ dome are strengthened by these two waies, either by a kind of diuine nature, which his happy creation hath blessed him with, the vertue whereof comprchendeth, foreseeth and vnderstandeth the truth and cleerenesse of all things: or by instruction and tradition from others, which must improue his wants, and by experience render him perfect, awaking him in all seasons a vigilant obseruer of ciuill cautions and ordinances, an excellent reason inforcing no lesse vnto the knowledge of him that will shine a starre in the firmament, where good men moue, and that is, that no man doth more ill then hee that is ignorant. For the auoiding of which, and to take away the plea of I did not know in him that shall exorbitate or goe aside with any delinquencie which may be dangerous in example or execution, albeit true it is how hee is indeede the good and honest man that will be good, and to that needeth fewe other precepts. It hath appeared most necessary vnto our present Ethnarches Deputy Gouernor Sir Thomas Dale knight Marshall, not onely to exemplifie the old Lawes of the Colony, by Sir Thomas Gates published put in execution by our Lord Generall La ware during his time one whole yeere of being there, but by vertue of his office, to prescribe and draw new, with their due penaltyes, according vnto which wee might Hue in the Colony iustly one with a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1612. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... m whereupon, not onely the safety, but the being of all states doe turne and depend) what society may possible subsist, or c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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