History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia (Google eBook)

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J.B. Lippincott and Company, 1860 - Virginia - 765 pages
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Contents

Royal Government established in Virginia Yeardley Gover
179
TVMaryland settled Contest between Clayborne and Lord Bal
187
Virginia during Harveys Administration He is recalled
198
Virginia during the Civil War of England Berkley Go vernor Kemp Governor
199
Virginia during the Commonwealth of England Bennet Governor
210
Maryland during the Protectorate
222
Virginia during the Protectorate Digges Governor Matthews Governor
233
Virginia under Richard Cromwell and during the Interreg num Berkley Governor
240
Loyalty of Virginia Miscellaneous Affairs Morrison Governor Berkley Governor
249
Scarburghs Report of his Proceedings in establishing the Boundary Line between Virginia and Maryland The Bear and the Cub an extract from the A...
259
Miscellaneous Affairs
263
Berkleys Statistics of Virginia
271
Threatened Revolt
274
Rev Morgan Godwyns Account of the Condition of he Church in Virginia
277
Indian Disturbances Disaffection of Colonists
280
Bacons Rebellion
283
Bacons Rebellion continued
293
Bacons Rebellion continued
308
Closing Scenes of the Rebellion
313
Punishment of the Rebels Berkleys death Succeeded by Jeffreys
319
Chicheley Governor Culpepper Governor
326
Statistics of Virginia
331
Effingham Governor Death of Beverley Effinghams Corruption and Tyranny
335
William and Mary proclaimed College chartered An dros Governor
343
Condition of Virginia Powers of Governor Courts and State Officers Revenue
349
Administration of Andros Nicholson again Governor 35G XLV Assembly held in the College Ceremony of Opening Go vernors Speech 864
364

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Page 590 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat, if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not.
Page 600 - Trust it not, sir; it will prove a snare to your feet Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed with a kiss.
Page 673 - That religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence ; and, therefore, all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience ; and that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love and charity towards each other.
Page 118 - You did promise Powhatan what was yours should be his, and he the like to you; you called him father being in his land a stranger, and by the same reason so must I do you...
Page 600 - God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone, it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
Page 273 - I thank God there are no free schools, nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years ; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both...
Page 600 - election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest There is no retreat but in submission and slavery. Our chains are forged. Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston. The war is inevitable. And let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come ! " It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry peace, peace, but there is no peace.
Page 493 - The supplicating tears of the women and moving petitions of the men melt me into such deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease.
Page 133 - I that was wont to behold her riding like Alexander, hunting like Diana, walking like Venus, the gentle wind blowing her fair hair about her pure cheeks, like a nymph; sometime sitting in the shade like a Goddess; sometime singing like an angel; sometime playing like Orpheus. Behold the sorrow of this world! Once amiss, hath bereaved me of all.
Page 590 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it : I have killed many : I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear. Logan never felt fear. He will not turn on his heel to save his life. Who is there to mourn for Logan ? Not one.

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