Economic History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century: An Inquiry Into the Material Condition of the People, Based Upon Original and Contemporaneous Records, Volume 1

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Macmillan and Company, 1895 - Virginia
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Page 406 - Why should ye be stricken any more ? ye will revolt more and more : the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it ; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores : they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.
Page 67 - Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.
Page 449 - Shipped, by the grace of God, in good order and
Page 125 - And then marching into the Countrie, I found great store of Cattle as big as Kine, of which the Indians that were my guides killed a couple, which we found to be very good and wholesome meate, and are very easie to be killed, in regard they are heavy, slow, and not so wild as other beasts of the wildernesse.
Page 11 - ... the discovery of a good mine by the goodness of God, or a passage to the South sea, or some .way to it and nothing else, can bring this country in request to be inhabited by our nation.
Page 68 - ... to preach and baptize into Christian Religion, and by propagation of the Gospell, to recover out of the Armes of the Divell, a number of poore and miserable soules, wrapt up unto death, in almost invincible ignorance...
Page 14 - Why, man, all their dripping-pans and their chamber-potts are pure gould; and all the chaines with which they chaine up their streets are massie gold...
Page 547 - Only they gave description by some natural bounds, and were sure to allow large measure, that so the persons for whom they surveyed might enjoy much larger tracts of land than they were to pay quit-rent for.
Page 50 - For in overtoyling in our weake and unskilfull bodies, to satisfie this desire of present profit, we can scarce ever recover ourselves from one supply to another.
Page 88 - The second of July we found shoal water, where we smelled so sweet and so strong a smell as if we had been in the midst of some delicate garden abounding with all kinds of odoriferous flowers...

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