The Narrative of General Venables: With an Appendix of Papers Relating to the Expedition to the West Indies and the Conquest of Jamaica, 1654-1655, Volume 60

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1900 - British - 180 pages
 

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Page xxvi - being only bold to do mischief, not to be commanded as soldiers, nor to be kept in any civil order ; being the most profane debauched persons that ever we saw, scorners of religion, indeed men so loose as not to be kept under discipline and so cowardly as not to be made to fight
Page 142 - is the Dunghill wharone England doth cast forth its rubidg : Rodgs and hors and such like peopel are those which are gennerally Broght heare. A rodge in England will hardly make a cheater heare : a Baud brought ouer puts one a demuor comportment, a whore if hansume makes a wife for sume rich
Page 105 - which the natives and others in the Dominions of the said King in America are subiected to and lye vnder by meanes of the Popish and cruell Inquisition and otherwise, from which if it shall please God to make us instrumental! in any measure to deliver them, and
Page 108 - aforesaid shal find necessary. 3. The designe in General is to gain an Interest in that part of the West Indies in the possession of the Spaniard, For the effecting whereof We
Page 3 - That either there was Peace with the Spaniards in the West Indies, or not. If Peace, they had Violated it, and to seek reparation was Just. If we had no Peace, then was there nothing acted against Articles with Spain.
Page 103 - murdered diverse of Our people there, taken away their possessions, and doth exercise Ťall Acts of hostility against them as open enemies, and hath seuerall other waies given iust cause to this State to take and prosecute the aforesaid Resolucions. And reposing trust and confidence in your prudence,
Page 142 - 30 more or les about 4 or 5 years ould : they sele them from one to the other as we doue shepe. This Illand is the Dunghill wharone England doth cast forth its rubidg : Rodgs and hors and such like peopel are those which are gennerally Broght heare. A rodge in England will hardly make a cheater heare : a Baud brought
Page viii - Either there was Peace with the Spaniards in the West Indies, or not. If Peace, they had violated it, and to seek reparation was just. If we had no Peace, then there was nothing acted against Articles with Spain
Page xix - an honest man, so it hath a very good savour here with all good Christians and all true Englishmen, and will not be forgotten by me, as opportunitie shall serve
Page 12 - their Pillage of Sancto Domingo. The Officers being in Arrears, and many of them coming in hopes of Pillage into a country where they conceiv'd Gold as plentiful as Stones, demanded three Months. I with entreaty drew them to accept of Six weeks Pay,