The Lure of Long Beach (Google eBook)

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Long Beach Board of Trade, 1914 - Long Beach (N.J.) - 80 pages
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Page 21 - AND AGREEMENT OF THE LORDS PROPRIETORS OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW CAESAREA, OR NEW JERSEY, TO AND WITH ALL AND EVERY THE ADVENTURERS AND ALL SUCH AS SHALL SETTLE OR PLANT THERE— 1664 • IMPRIMUS.
Page 5 - Break, break, break, On thy cold gray stones, O Sea! And I would that my tongue could utter The thoughts that arise in me.
Page 7 - THIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms. Loud from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced neighboring ocean Speaks, and in accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest.
Page 19 - Emperour, a wonder, for it is a square rock, two miles compasse, 150 foot high, a wall-like precipice, a strait entrance, easily made invincible, where he keeps two hundred for his guard, and under it is a flat valley, all plain to plant and sow.
Page 75 - Wi' reaming swats, that drank divinely; And at his elbow, Souter Johnny, His ancient, trusty, drouthy crony; Tam lo'ed him like a vera brither; They had been fou for weeks thegither. The night drave on wi...
Page 18 - America to be seen, unlesse transported from Europe, a ship of 140 tuns may come up to these fals which is the best seat for health, and a trading house to be built on the rocks, and ten leagues higher are lead mines in stony hills.
Page 18 - Province twenty miles from Sandhay sea, and ninety from the Ocean, next to Amara hill, the retired Paradise of the children of the Ethiopian...
Page 18 - Italy, between too cold Germany and too hot Barbary: so, this lying just midway between New England, 200 miles North, and Virginia, 150 miles South, is freed from the extreme cold and barrennesse of the one, and heat and aguish Marshes of the other, and is like Lombardy, and a rich, fat soil, plain, and having 34 rivers on the main land, 17 great Isles, and partaketh of the healthiest aire and most excellent commodities of Europe.
Page 18 - ... ware, 5 sorts of deer, buffes, and huge elks to plow and work, all bringing 3 young at once. The uplands covered many moneths with berries, roots, chestnuts, walnuts, beech and oak mast to feed them, hogges and turkeys, 500 in a flock, and having near the colony of Manteses 400000 acres of plain mead land, and meer levell, to be flowed and fludded by that river for corn, rice, rapes, flax...
Page 17 - thirty miles square of the coast next adjoining, to be erected into a County Palatine called Syon, to be held of " his " Majesty's Crown of Ireland, without appeal or subjection to the Governor or Company of Virginia, and reserving the fifth of all royal mines, and with the like title, dignity, and privileges to Sir Edmund Plowden there as was granted to Sir George Calvert, Kt., in New Foundland...

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