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Page 313 - Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid...
Page 8 - Yet all that I had ever suffered gathered together, might not hold comparison with this: there was not a moment in which the sodaine splitting, or instant over-setting of the Shippe was not expected.
Page 365 - Winsnow, for they cannot pronounce the letter /, but ordinarily n in the place thereof. He desired to speak with me. When I came to him and they told him of it, he put forth his hand to me, which I took. Then he said twice, though very inwardly, " Keen Winsnow? " which is to say, " Art thou Winslow? " I answered, " Ahhe," that is, " Yes." Then he doubled these words: " Matta neen vvonckanet namen Winsnow! " that is to say, " O Winslow, I shall never see thee again!
Page 374 - we know it, but fear him not, neither will we shun him ; but let him begin when he dare, he shall not take us at unawares.
Page 499 - Drake's ship was pierced with shot aboue forty times, and his very cabben was twice shot thorow, and about the conclusion of the fight, the bed of a certaine gentleman lying weary thereupon, was taken quite from under him with the force of a bullet.
Page 330 - He very boldly came all alone, and along the houses, straight to the rendezvous ; where we intercepted him, not suffering him to go in, as undoubtedly he would out of his boldness. He saluted us in English, and bade us
Page 313 - Having undertaken, for the glory of God and advancement of the Christian faith and honor of our king and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic...
Page 97 - Hamor was not a naturalist, but his name is usually referred to by zoological bibliographers, since he mentions by name over sixty native animals. He was the first to describe the great flocks of wild pigeons, of which he remarks...
Page 350 - ... to him, Hobbamock asked him what it meant To whom he readily answered, That was the place wherein the plague was buried, whereof he formerly told him and others. After this Hobbamock asked one of our people, whether such a thing were, and whether we...