Guide to Plymouth: And Recollections of the Pilgrims

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author, 1846 - Massachusetts - 382 pages
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Page 48 - The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky Their giant branches tossed; And the heavy night hung dark The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their bark On the wild New England shore.
Page 44 - Ireland king, defender of the faith, &c. 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...
Page 43 - The pilgrim fathers — where are they ? The waves that brought them o'er Still roll in the bay, and throw their spray, As they break along the shore : Still roll in the bay, as they rolled that day When the Mayflower moored below, When the sea around was black with storms, And white the shore with snow.
Page 50 - Hail to the land whereon we tread, Our fondest boast; The sepulchre of mighty dead, The truest hearts that ever bled, Who sleep on Glory's brightest bed, A fearless host : No slave is here; our unchained feet Walk freely as the waves that beat Our coast.
Page 154 - In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and in obedience to his holy [182] will and divine ordinance. We, whose names are hereunder written, being by his most wise and good Providence brought together into this part of America, in the Bay of Massachusetts...
Page 78 - ... 4. If any did unjustly war against him, we would aid him. If any did war against us, he should aid us. 5. He should send to his neighboring confederates to certify them of this, that they might not wrong us; but might be likewise comprised in the conditions of Peace. 6. That when their men came to us, they should leave their bows and arrows behind them, as we should do our pieces when we came to them. 7. Lastly, that doing thus, King JAMES would esteem of him as his friend and ally.
Page 44 - The pilgrim exile, — sainted name! The hill whose icy brow Rejoiced, when he came, in the morning's flame, In the morning's flame burns now. And the moon's cold light, as it lay that night On the hillside and the sea, Still lies where he laid his houseless head,— But the Pilgrim, — where is he?
Page 44 - IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. We whose names are underwritten, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereign lord King James, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, king, defender of the faith, etc.
Page 44 - Having undertaken for the Glory of God. and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour 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 Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid...
Page 186 - ... prospects of a future state, and bound across the unknown sea. I behold it pursuing, with a thousand misgivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage. Suns rise and set, and weeks and months pass, and winter surprises them on the deep, but brings them not the sight of the wished-for shore. I see them now, scantily supplied with provisions, crowded almost to suffocation in their ill-stored prison, delayed by calms, pursuing a circuitous route; and now driven in fury before the raging tempest, on...

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