Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society, Band 4

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American Antiquarian Society, 1860 - 355 Seiten
 

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Seite 93 - Towell to dry them: having feasted him after their best barbarous manner they could, a long consultation was held, but the conclusion was, two great stones were brought before Powhatan: then as many as could layd hands on him, dragged him to them, and thereon laid his head...
Seite 94 - Pocahontas, the King's dearest daughter, when no entreaty could prevail, got his head in her arms, and laid her own upon his to save him from death...
Seite 71 - A True Relation of such occurrences and accidents of noate as hath hapned in Virginia since the first planting of that Collony, which is now resident in the South part thereof, till the last returne from thence. Written by Captaine Smith, Coronell of the said Collony, to a worshipfull friend of his in England.
Seite 261 - East where spices growe, by a way that was never knowen before, by this fame and report there increased in my heart a great flame of desire to attempt some notable thing.
Seite 139 - Scarborow, a ridge of mountains run NW and NE an hundred leagues, known by the name of the White Mountains, upon which lieth snow all the year, and is a landmark twenty miles off at sea.
Seite 13 - Miracles and chiefe points of Religion, as I was able then to utter, and thought fit for the time. And although I told them the booke materially and of...
Seite 329 - April, in which he says, that, " at the end of his twenty years' service about her majesty's 6 State-paper Office; Irish Papers. person," he has chosen to employ himself in her desolate kingdom of Ireland ; and encloses two more petitions, of much the same tenor as the earlier ones of the same year. But at the end of this year, or the beginning of the next, his American expedition was determined on ; for, on the 8th of February, 1584-5, we have the warrant of the queen at Greenwich to Perrot, her...
Seite 113 - New-England, wherein you have the setting out of a Ship, with the charges, the Prices of all Necessaries for Furnishing a Planter and his Family at his first coming, a Description of the...
Seite 169 - Indian; of a sea serpent or snake that lay coiled up like a cable upon a rock at Cape Ann: a boat passing by with English aboard and two Indians, they would have shot the serpent, but the Indians dissuaded them, saying that if he were not killed outright they would be all in danger of their lives.
Seite 102 - ... but preferred the service of God, in so good a voyage, before any affection to contest with his godlesse foes, whose...

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