THE HISTORY OF CAPE COD: (Google eBook)

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p. 246, 247, 255, 357, 358, 359 john mayo 362 nathaniel mayo dies 1661

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Page 627 - No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries. No climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent, to which it has been pushed by this recent people; a people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood.
Page 307 - ... done by them in the execution of the law, or for the suppression of riots and tumults in the province of Massachusetts Bay, in New England...
Page 443 - You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.
Page 328 - The public will learn, with sentiments which we shall not presume to anticipate, that a third British frigate has struck to an American. This is an occurrence that calls for serious reflection, this, and the fact stated in our paper of yesterday, that Lloyd's list contains notices of upwards of five hundred British vessels captured in seven months by the Americans. Five hundred merchantmen and three frigates!
Page 78 - Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Page 718 - Are but the beings of a summer's day, Have held the scale of empire, ruled the storm Of mighty war, then with victorious hand, Disdaining little delicacies, seized The plough, and greatly independent scorned All the vile stores corruption can bestow.
Page 89 - ... gently blows. Bold, hardy men, with blooming age, Our sandy shores produce ; With monstrous fish they dare engage, And dangerous callings choose. Now towards the early dawning east We speed our course away, With eager minds and joyful hearts To meet the rising day. Then, as we turn our wondering eyes, We view one constant show ; Above, around, the circling skies, The rolling seas below. When eastward, clear of Newfoundland, We stem the frozen pole, We see the icy islands stand, The northern billows...
Page 89 - When eastward, clear of Newfoundland, We stem the frozen pole, We see the icy islands stand, The northern billows roll. As to the North we make our way, Surprising scenes we find ; We lengthen out the tedious day, And leave the night behind...
Page 310 - Colonies, declare them independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain, they the said inhabitants will solemnly engage with their lives and fortunes to support them in the measure...
Page 89 - And leave the night behind. Now see the northern regions, where Eternal winter reigns : One day and night fills up the year, And endless cold maintains. We view the monsters of the deep, Great whales in numerous swarms ; And creatures there, that play and leap, Of strange, unusual forms. When in our station we are placed, And whales around us play, We launch our boats into the main, And swiftly chase our prey. In haste we ply our nimble oars, For an assault designed ; The sea beneath us foams and...

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