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" The place they had thoughts on was some of those vast and unpeopled countries of America, which are fruitful and fit for habitation, being devoid of all civil inhabitants, where there are only savage and brutish men which range up and down, little otherwise... "
Governor William Bradford: And His Son, Major William Bradford - Page 48
by James Shepard - 1900 - 103 pages
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American Wilderness: A New History

Michael Lewis - History - 2007 - 304 pages
...England in the first place. Advocates for establishing a settlement in America pointed out that it was "fruitful and fit for habitation, being devoid of all civil inhabitants, where there are only savage and brutish men which range up and down, little otherwise than wild beasts." Others, perhaps...
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History of the City of New York in the Seventeenth Century, Volume 1

Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer - History - 2013 - 568 pages
...for the benefit of their posterity should they establish themselves somewhere in what Bradford called 'those vast and unpeopled countries of America which are fruitful and fit for habitation.' In 1619 they obtained from the London Virginia Company a patent authorizing them to settle on its territories...
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reformation and reaction in tudor cambridge

...Holland was not quite the Promised Land, those who were increasingly inclined to lift their eyes unto 'those vast and unpeopled countries of America, which...devoid of all civil inhabitants, where there are only savage and brutish men which range up and down'.1 As early as 1617 the Leiden community had expressed...
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