The First Republic in America: An Account of the Origin of this Nation, Written from the Records Then (1624) Concealed by the Council, Rather Than from the Histories Then Licensed by the Crown

Houghton, 1898 - 688 pages
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Page 652 - Let music swell the breeze, And ring from all the trees Sweet freedom's song! Let mortal tongues awake; Let all that breathe partake; Let rocks their silence break, The sound prolong! Our fathers...
Page 606 - To be held of us our Heirs and Successors as of our Mannor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights...
Page 114 - I'd divide, And burn in many places ; on the topmast, The yards and bowsprit, would I flame distinctly, Then meet, and join. Jove's lightnings, the precursors O...
Page 438 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Page 370 - The Treasurer and Company of Adventurers and Planters of the City of London for the First Colony of Virginia.
Page 325 - About the last of August came in a dutch man of warre that sold us twenty Negars.
Page 190 - God have no power with them and the conversion of these poor infidels, yet let the rich mammon's desire egge them on to inhabit these countries. I protest unto you, by the faith of an honest man, the more I range the country the more I admire it. I have seen the best countries in Europe ; I protest unto you, before the Living God, put them all together, this country will be equivalent unto them, if it be inhabitant with good people.
Page 75 - Resolved, That by two royal charters, granted by King James the First, the colonists, aforesaid, are declared entitled to all the privileges, liberties and immunities of denizens and natural born subjects, to all intents and purposes, as if they had been abiding and born within the realm of England.
Page 203 - ... if her father had loved her, he would not value her less than old swords and axes, wherefore she would still dwell with th'e Englishmen, who loved her.

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