The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1606-1623 A. D.: As Told by Themselves, Their Friends, and Their Enemies (Google eBook)

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Ward and Downey, 1897 - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 634 pages
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Page 21 - These abilities, wheresoever they be found, are the inspired gift of God, rarely bestowed, but yet to some (though most abuse) in every nation; and are of power, beside the office of a pulpit, to inbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility...
Page 352 - And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms, dangerous to travel to known places, much more to search an unknown coast. Besides, what could they see but a hideous and desolate wilderness, full of wild beasts and wild men and what multitudes there might be of them they knew not.
Page 352 - But here I cannot but stay and make a pause, and stand half amazed at this poor people's present condition ; and so I think will the reader too when he well considers the same.
Page 409 - Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission...
Page 21 - Lastly, whatsoever in religion is holy and sublime, in virtue amiable or grave, whatsoever hath passion or admiration in all the changes of that which is called fortune from without, or the wily subtleties and refluxes of man's thoughts from within ; all these things, with a solid and treatable smoothness, to paint out and describe.
Page 395 - A Relation, or Journal, of the Beginning and Proceedings of the English Plantation settled at Plymouth, in New England ; by certain English Adventurers, both Merchants and others.
Page 409 - Having undertaken, for the Glory of God and advancement of the Christian Faith and Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the First Colony in the Northern Parts of Virginia...
Page 352 - Pisgah, to view from this wilderness a more goodly country to feed their hopes ; for which way soever they turned their eyes (save upward to the heavens) they could have little solace or content in respect of any outward objects. For summer being done, all things stand upon them with a weather-beaten face ; and the whole country, full of woods and thickets, represented a wild and savage view.
Page 286 - Lastly It is not with us as with other men whom small things can discourage or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again.
Page 26 - And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.

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The Pilgrims, Leiden, and the Early Years of Plymouth Plantation ...
See Edward Arber, The Story of The Pilgrim Fathers, 1606-1623 ad, as told by Themselves, their Friends, and their. Enemies (London: Ward and Downey; ...
www.sail1620.org/ pdf/ The_Pilgrims_Leiden_and_the_Early_Years_of_Plymouth_Plantation_Chapter_1.pdf

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