Tracts and Other Papers Relating Principally to the Origin, Settlement, and Progress of the Colonies in North America: From the Discovery of the Country to the Year 1776, Volume 2
P. Force, 1838 - United States
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Page vii - For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
Page 51 - Hinton, and in a word, keeps a good house, lives bravely, and a true lover of Virginia; he is worthy of much honor.
Page 19 - I do declare and promise that I will be true and faithful to the Commonwealth of England as it is now established, without a King or House of Lords.
Page v - OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW ALBION. And a Direction for Adventurers with small stock to get two for one, and good land freely : And for Gentlemen, and all Servants, Labourers, and Artificers to live plentifully. And a former Description re-printed of the healthiest, pleasantest, and richest Plantation of NEW ALBION IN NORTH VIRGINIA, proved by thirteen witnesses.
Page iv - Objections answered. Together with a manifestation of the causes mooving such as have lately undertaken a Plantation in New-England: For the satisfaction of those that question the lawfulnesse of the Action.
Page 6 - ... and a base commoditie : yet who will but truely take the pains and consider the sequell, I thinke will allow it well worth the labour.
Page 13 - Riuer ranne farre vp into the Land, and was well inhabited with many people, but they were from their habitations, either fishing among the lies, or hunting the Lakes and Woods, for Deer and Beuers.
Page 101 - TrulyObserued the Riches and Fertilitie of Those Parts, Abounding With Things Necessarie, Pleasant and Profitable for the Life of Man: With the Natures and Dispositions of the Inhabitants. Written by a Portugall Gentleman of Elvas , Emploied in all the Action, and Translated out of Portugese by Richard Haklvyt.
Page 19 - I would be sory to offend, or that any should mistake my honest meaning: for I wish good to all, hurt to none. But rich men for the most part are growne to that dotage, through their pride in their wealth, as though there were no accident could end it, or their life.