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" It is on the banks of the Connecticut, under the mighty preaching of Thomas Hooker and in the constitution to which he gave life, if not form, that we draw the first breath of that atmosphere which is now so familiar to us. The birthplace of American... "
The March of Democracy - Page 135
by Chester F. Miller - 1925 - 214 pages
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 47

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1887
...obedience. 3. Because that duty and engagement of the people." into the Constitution of 1639. It was on the banks of the Connecticut, under the mighty...The birthplace of American Democracy is Hartford." We come now to a subject which will be for many readers the most interesting in the book ; which though...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 10; Volume 16

New England - 1894
...appreciates his greatness and his influence. •' It is on the banks of the Connecticut," says Johnston, " in the mighty preaching of Thomas Hooker and in the constitution...of that atmosphere which is now so familiar to us." Save only Johnston and Dr. Twichell, in his address at Hartfo:d in 18 19, on the 25111 h anniversary...
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Connecticut: A Study of a Commonwealth-democracy

Alexander Johnston - Connecticut - 1887 - 409 pages
....of the idea of the commonwealth, and it was developed by his hearers into the constitution of 1639. It is on the banks of the Connecticut, under the mighty...The birthplace of American democracy is Hartford. From early times, certainly since 1656, Connecticut has placed upon her common seal vines, to represent...
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Birthday of the State of Connecticut: Celebration of the Two Hundred and ...

Connecticut Historical Society - Connecticut - 1889 - 98 pages
...great legislator also;" and the like verdict expressed in Historian Johnston's glowing sentence: " It is on the banks of the Connecticut, under the mighty...of Thomas Hooker, and in the Constitution to which it gave life, if not form, that we draw the first breath of that atmosphere which is now so familiar...
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Thomas Hooker: Preacher, Founder, Democrat

George Leon Walker - Connecticut - 1891 - 203 pages
...of the idea of the Commonwealth, and it was developed by his hearers into the Constitution of 1639. It is on the banks of the Connecticut, under the mighty preaching of Thomas Hooker, and in 1 Centennial Conference address, pp. 152, 153. 2 Connecticut, p. 72. the Constitution to which he gave...
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The Puritan in Holland, England, and America: An Introduction to ..., Volume 2

Douglas Campbell - England - 1892
...in Massachusetts. " It is," says he, "on the banks of the Connecticut, under the mighty preachings of Thomas Hooker, and in the constitution to which...that atmosphere which is now so familiar to us.":}: This Thomas Hooker, to whom name of the Creator, and, in addition, for those who refused obedi. ence...
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The Puritan in Holland, England, and America: An Introduction to ..., Volume 2

Douglas Campbell - England - 1892
...in Massachusetts. " It is," says he, "on the banks of the Connecticut, under the mighty preachings of Thomas Hooker, and in the constitution to which...breath of that atmosphere which is now so familiar to us."J This Thomas Hooker, to whom name of the Creator, and, in addition, for those who refused obedience...
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The Founders of New England

1894
...towns, held at Hartford, Jan. 14, 1638 (g). "It is on the banks of the Connecticut," says Johnston, " under the mighty preaching of Thomas Hooker, and in...The birthplace of American democracy is Hartford." Hooker was as influential in church as in state ; and his Survey of the Summe of Church Discipline,...
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The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 9

William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller - Connecticut - 1905
...position by some few quotations from eminent authorities: Johnson says in his history of Connecticut : " It is on the banks of the Connecticut, under the mighty...of that atmosphere which is now so familiar to us." Fiskes' Beginnings of New England says: " It marked the beginning of American Democracy, of which Thomas...
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A History of the United States for Schools

Wilbur Fisk Gordy - United States - 1898 - 478 pages
...Earl of Warwick. In 1631 he assigned it to Lord Say-and-Sele and others. •Alexander Johnston says: "It is on the banks of the Connecticut, under the...The birthplace of American democracy is Hartford. " 54 have freedom for their own religion. They thought their own safety, certainly their own welfare,...
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