“God has given Commandments unto Men. From these Commandments Men have framed Laws by which to be governed. It is honorable and praiseworthy to serve the people administering these Laws faithfully. If the Laws are not enforced, the People are not well governed.”
Inscription over the front door of the City Hall of Cambridge, Massachusetts (A.D. 1888)
It’s hard to believe that this is now the “People’s Republic of Cambridge” – one of the most politically liberal cities in the world. Here is an expression of the Puritan Hope standing for all time in judgment of that.