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Page 174 - Time which antiquates antiquities, and hath an art to make dust of all things, hath yet spared these minor monuments.
Page 127 - Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Province of Georgia, and Vice-Admiral of the same.
Page 87 - Carolinean troops, enfeebled by the heat, dispirited by sickness, and fatigued by fruitless efforts, marched away in large bodies.
Page 255 - Out upon Time ! it will leave no more Of the things to come than the things before ! Out upon Time ! who for ever will leave But enough of the past for the future to grieve...
Page 45 - MulberryTrees entwin'd with Vines, the Branches of which are loaded with Grapes ; let him see Orchards of Oranges, Pomegranates, and Olives; in other Places extended Fields of Corn, or Flax and Hemp. In short, the whole Face of the Country chang'd by Agriculture, and Plenty in every Part of it.
Page 111 - This letter was wrote in French as if from a friend of his, telling him he had received the money, that he should strive to make the Spaniards believe the English were weak, that he should undertake to pilot up their boats and galleys and then bring them under the woods where he knew the hidden batteries were, that if he could bring that about he should have double the reward he had already received, that the French deserters should have all that had been promised to them.
Page 86 - The opportunity of surprising the place being now lost, the English general had no other method left but to attack it at a distance: for which purpose he opened his batteries against the castle, and at the same time threw a number of shells into the town. The fire was returned with equal...
Page 12 - Lying in fine and calm weather, under the Shore of our beloved Georgia, where we heard the Birds sing melodiously, every Body in the ship was joyful.