Old Virginia and Her Neighbours, Band 1

Houghton, Mifflin, 1900

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Seite 144 - The Treasurer and Company of Adventurers and Planters of the City of London, for the first Colony in Virginia.
Seite 191 - EVEN such is time, that takes in trust Our youth, our joys, our all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days ; But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust.
Seite 80 - And cheerfully at sea Success you still entice, To get the pearl and gold, And ours to hold Virginia, Earth's only paradise.
Seite 80 - To THE VIRGINIAN VOYAGE You brave heroic minds Worthy your country's name, That honour still pursue; Go and subdue ! Whilst loitering hinds Lurk here at home with shame. Britons, you stay too long: Quickly aboard bestow you, And with a merry gale Swell your stretch'd sail With vows as strong As the winds that blow you.
Seite 168 - ... a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fumes thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
Seite 87 - That to delight the Ladies, who did long to see some court-like pastime, the Lord Turbashaw did defie any Captaine, that had the command of a Company, who durst combate with him for his head...
Seite 256 - License and Faculty of erecting and founding Churches, Chapels, and Places of Worship, in Convenient and suitable places, within the Premises, and of causing the same to be dedicated and consecrated according to...
Seite 129 - These are the causes that have kept us in Virginia, from laying such a foundation, that ere this might have given much better content and satisfaction; but as yet you must not looke for any profitable returnes: so I humbly rest.
Seite 79 - Lastly and chiefly, the way to prosper and achieve good success is to make yourselves all of one mind, for the good of your country and your own, and to serve and fear God, the Giver of all goodness ; for every plantation which our Heavenly Father hath not planted shall be rooted out.
Seite 52 - For look in what parts of the realm doth grow the finest, and therefore dearest wool, there noblemen and gentlemen : yea, and certain Abbots, holy men...

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