Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society, Volume 65 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1882 - Voyages and travels
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Page ix - Machiavelli's Art of War and Marcus Antoninus were the two books which were used when he was a young man by Captain John Smith, and he could not have found two writers better fitted to form the character of a soldier and a man.
Page 5 - Gallants, men and women, And of all sorts, tag-rag, been seen to flock here In threaves,* these ten weeks, as to a second Hogsden, In days of Pimlico and Eye-bright.
Page 175 - NEAR THIS SPOT WAS INTERRED IN THE YEAH 1610 THE HEART OF THE HEROIC ADMIRAL SIR GEORGE SOMERS, KT., WHO NOBLY SACRIFICED HIS LIFE TO CARRY SUCCOUR tO THE INFANT AND SUFFERING PLANTATION NOW THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. To PRESERVE HIS FAME TO FUTURE AGES, NEAR THE SCENE OF HIS MEMORABLE SHIPWRECK OF 1609, THE GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THIS COLONY FOR THE TIME BEING, CAUSED THIS TABLET TO BE ERECTED, 1876.1 Such is the brief record of an unselfish deed.
Page ix - ... a man's true greatness lies in the consciousness of an honest purpose in life, founded on a just estimate of himself and everything else, on frequeni self-examination, and a steady obedience to the rule which he knows to be right...
Page iv - England, or any where. Or, the Pathway to Experience to erect a Plantation. With the yearely Proceedings of this Country in Fishing and Planting, since the Yeare 1614 to the Yeare 1630, and their present Estate. Also how to prevent the greatest Inconveniences, by their Proceedings in Virginia and other Plantations, by approved Examples. With the Countries Armes, a Description of the Coast, Harbours, Habitations, Land-markes, Latitude and Longitude; with the Map, allowed by our Royall King Charles.
Page 45 - O, is it so ? knows he so much, and will Feed those at whom the table points at still ? I not deny it, but to...
Page 196 - so wedded to his owne conceites as to affect and delight in opposition, much lesse to thinck it a waye and course to obteyne the repute of a wiseman." To be singular in this fashion was indeed a "meanes" to make a man noted, but more in the manner of one who walked through Cheapside at noon all "bepainted and stuck with feathers like an Americane, wher he may be sure to be looked at, but laught at
Page 192 - Upon the leading malcontents among the burgesses he had prior to the session urged "that the benefitt and commoditie of the Adventurers may be so mixed and enterwoven with our owne, as they may prove impossible to be severed." Such a course, he continued, would "certainely be a meanes not only to winne them to a ratefication of what we enact here; but to ioyne with us also (even by our example) to carry and levell all...
Page ix - ... most abject servility to those in high places and arrogance to the poor and lowly ; but a man's true greatness lies in the consciousness of an honest purpose in life, founded on a just estimate of himself and everything else, on frequent selfexamination, and a steady obedience to the rule which...
Page 172 - He at last bethought himselfe of the liturgie vsed in the Hands of Garnesey and Jarsye, the which being of his maiesties dominions, and by him tollorated, he conceiued would not be ill-taken if (for the time) he putt it in practice there." He therefore proposed "the punctuall vse and practise of that forme in the vse of the sacraments and marriage which was vsed within His Maiesties dominions in Jarsye and Garnsye, beinge one and the uery same with that of the French Protestants, thoes of the vnited...

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