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Page 339 - With many reasons to prooue how worthy and beneficiall a Plantation may there be made, after a far better manner than now it is. Together with the Laying open of certaine Enormities and abuses committed by some that trade to that Countrey, and the ineanes laid downe for reformation thereof.
Page 226 - On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they raised their flag against a power, to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, 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 359 - FREDERICK THE GREAT, HIS COURT AND TIMES. EDITED, WITH AN INTRODUCTION, BY THOMAS CAMPBELL, ESQ., AUTHOR OF THE "PLEASURES OF HOPE.
Page 5 - Also Cod, which alone draweth many nations thither; and is become the most famous fishing of the world.
Page 2 - I grant it is more cold than in countries of Europe, which are under the same elevation : even so it cannot stand with reason and nature of the clime, that the south parts should be so intemperate as the bruit hath gone.
Page 5 - CommoJities. 57 all which neede not to be wanting in the Newfound land, if we had intent there to inhabite. In the South parts we found no inhabitants, which by all likelihood have abandoned those coastes, the same being so much frequented by Christians : But in the North are savages altogether harmelesse. Touching the commodities of this countrie, serving either for sustentation of inhabitants, or for maintenance of traffique, there are & may be made divers : so y...
Page 353 - I must confess my every thought — must open my whole heart." When we call to mind that the person who formed this resolution, and adhered to it during the most important period of her brilliant career, was one of the most remarkable and justly celebrated women, not merely of her own, but of any time or country — that her family position, no less than her celebrity, commanded for her an intimate intercourse with all who were illustrious in English Literature and Art during their most illustrious...
Page 2 - Hand round about hath very many goodly bayes and harbors, safe roads for ships, the like not to be found in any part of the knowen world. The common opinion that is had of intemperature...
Page 363 - Comprising a New Tragedy, and upwards of One Hundred Pieces in Verse and Prose, hitherto unpublished. EDITED BY LAMAN BLANCHARD, ESQ. With a Memoir of her Life.