Economic History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century: An Inquiry Into the Material Condition of the People, Based Upon Original and Contemporaneous Records, Volume 1

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Macmillan and Company, 1895 - Virginia
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Page 406 - Why should ye be stricken any more ? ye will revolt more and more : the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it ; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores : they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.
Page 67 - ... 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 449 - Shipped, by the grace of God, in good order and
Page 590 - Knowe that for the present they shall have meate, drinke and clothing, with an howse, orchard and garden, for the meanest family, and a possession of lands to them and their posterity, one hundred acres for every man's person that hath a trade, or a body able to endure day labour, as much for his wief...
Page 68 - ... to preach and baptize into Christian Religion, and by propagation of the Gospell, to recover out of the Armes of the Divell, a number of poore and miserable soules, wrapt up unto death, in almost invincible ignorance...
Page 14 - Why, man, all their dripping-pans and their chamber-potts are pure gould; and all the chaines with which they chaine up their streets are massie gold...
Page 450 - God's grace bound for Genoa, to say Four Hampers being marked and numbered as in the margin, and are to be delivered in the like good order and well...
Page 129 - III. A briefe declaration of the plantation of Virginia, during the first twelve years, when Sir Thomas Smith was governor of the company.
Page 50 - For in overtoyling in our weake and unskilfull bodies, to satisfie this desire of present profit, we can scarce ever recover ourselves from one supply to another.
Page 11 - ... the discovery of a good mine by the goodness of God, or a passage to the South sea, or some .way to it and nothing else, can bring this country in request to be inhabited by our nation.

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