Old Virginia and Her Neighbours, Volume 1

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1897 - Maryland
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Page 32 - And match'd in race the chariot of the sun ; • This Pythagorean ship (for it may claim, Without presumption, so deserved a name) ; By knowledge once, and transformation now, In her new shape, this sacred port allow. Drake and his ship could not have wished from Fate A happier station, or more blest estate. For lo ! a seat of endless rest is given To her in Oxford, and to him in heaven.
Page 204 - EVEN such is time, that takes in trust Our youth, our joys, our all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days ; But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust.
Page 179 - ... a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
Page 83 - Apollo's sacred tree, You it may see A poet's brows To crown, that may sing there. Thy voyages attend, Industrious Hakluyt, Whose reading shall inflame Men to seek fame, And much commend, To after times thy wit.
Page 46 - From the Mappe he brought me to the Bible, and turning to the 107 Psalme, directed mee to the 23 & 24 verses, where I read, that they which go downe to the sea in ships, and occupy by the great waters, they see the works of the Lord, and his woonders in the deepe, &c.
Page 274 - License and Faculty of erecting and founding Churches, Chapels, and Places of Worship, in Convenient and suitable places, within the Premises, and of causing the same to be dedicated and consecrated according to...
Page 114 - Two days after, Powhatan having disguised himself in the most fearfulest manner he could, caused Captain Smith to be brought forth to a great house in the woods, and there upon a mat by the fire to be left alone. Not long after from...
Page 80 - Lastly and chiefly, the way to prosper and achieve good success is to make yourselves all of one mind, for the good of your country and your own, and to serve and fear God, the Giver of all goodness; for every plantation which our Heavenly Father hath not planted shall be rooted out.
Page 88 - That to delight the Ladies, who did long to see some court-like pastime, the Lord Turbashaw did defie any Captaine, that had the command of a Company, who durst combate with him for his head...
Page 319 - 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.

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