Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript. With a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts (Google eBook)

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Wright & Potter printing Company, state printers, 1899 - Massachusetts - 555 pages
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Page 110 - Ireland king, defender of ye faith, &c., haveing undertaken, for ye glorie of God, and advancemente of ye Christian faith, and honour of our king and countrie, a voyage to plant ye first colonie in ye Northerne parts of Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God, and one of another, covenant & combine our selves togeather into a civil! body politick...
Page 94 - Being thus arrived in a good harbor, and brought safe to land, they fell upon their knees and blessed the God of heaven who had brought them over the vast and furious ocean, and delivered them from all the perils and miseries thereof, again to set their feet on the firm and stable earth, their proper element.
Page 115 - That if anything were taken away from any of theirs, he should cause it to be restored; and they should do the like to his.
Page 10 - ... joined to the Lord in that day, and shall be my people : and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the Lord of Hosts hath sent me unto thee.
Page 501 - And that the next meeting after the date of these presents, which shall be accounted the second meeting, shall be at Boston in the...
Page viii - Though I am growne aged, yet I have had a longing desire, to see with my own eyes, something of that most ancient language, and holy tongue, in which the Law, and Oracles of God were...
Page 426 - ... same, and horrible was the stink and scent thereof; but the victory seemed a sweet sacrifice, and they gave the praise thereof to God, who had wrought so wonderfully for them, thus to enclose their enemies in their hands and give them so speedy a victory over so proud and insulting an enemy.
Page 112 - I may say of many others who dyed in this generall vissitation, & others yet living, that whilst they had health, yea, or any strength continuing, they were not wanting to any that had need of them.
Page 32 - ... burden, were (often times) so oppressed with their hevie labours, that though their minds were free and willing, yet their bodies bowed under the weight of the same, and became decreped in their early youth; the vigor of nature being consumed in the very budd as it were. But that which was more lamentable, and of all sorowes most heavie to be borne...
Page 459 - ... as in no place more, or so much, that I have known or heard of; insomuch as they have been somewhat censured, even by moderate and good men, for their severitie in punishments.

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