The Polyanthea: Or, A Collection of Interesting Fragments, in Prose and Verse:: Consisting of Original Anecdotes, Biographical Sketches, Dialogues, Letters, Characters, &c. &c. In Two Volumes, المجلد 2

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الصفحة 292 - Not long after, early in a morning a great fire was made in a long house, and a mat spread on the one side, as on the other; on the one they caused him to sit, and all the guard went out of the house, and presently came skipping in a great grim fellow, all painted over with...
الصفحة 307 - ... assurances, seconded by all the Indians present, removed their fears. The noise which had alarmed them, was made by thirty girls, who were preparing for the intended ceremony. Immediately they made their appearance, with no other covering than a girdle of green leaves and their skins painted, each one of a different colour. Their leader had a pair of buck's horns on her head, an otter's skin as her girdle, and another on one arm ; a bow and arrow in the other hand, and a quiver at her back. The...
الصفحة 347 - I have sent you this Mappe of the Bay and Rivers, with an annexed Relation of the Countries and Nations that inhabit them, as you may see at large.
الصفحة 346 - And for him at that time to find in the South Sea a mine of gold ; or any of them sent by Sir Walter Raleigh : at our consultation I told them was as likely as the rest. But during this great discovery...
الصفحة 350 - Majesty's life; and however this might be presented you from a more worthy pen, it cannot from a more honest...
الصفحة 99 - Take counsel, execute judgment; Make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday ; Hide the outcasts ; bewray not him that wandereth. Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab ; Be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler : For the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, The oppressors are consumed out of the land.
الصفحة 347 - When you send again I entreat you rather send but thirty carpenters, husbandmen, gardeners, fishermen, blacksmiths, masons, and diggers up of trees, roots, well provided, than a thousand of such as we have.
الصفحة 349 - God thus to make her his instrument, or her extraordinarie affection to our Nation, I know not: but of this I am sure; when her father with the utmost of his policie and power, sought to...
الصفحة 101 - Boston, there appeared a fencing-master, who, on a stage erected for the purpose, walked it for several days, challenging and defying any one to play with him at swords ; at length, one of the judges, disguised in a rustic dress, holding in one hand a cheese, wrapped in a napkin, for a shield, with a broomstick, whose mop he had besmeared with dirty puddle water as he passed along — thus equipped, he mounted the stage. The fencing-master railed at him for his impudence, asked him what business...
الصفحة 350 - If she should not be well received, seeing this kingdom may rightly have a kingdom by her means, her present love to us and Christianity might turn to such scorn and fury, as to divert all this good to the worst of evil ; where finding so great a queen should do her some...

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