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الصفحة 475 - ... which he deals, you may hear them above all the din and shouts of the battle Stones and beams are hailed down on the bold champion - he regards them no more than if they were thistle-down or feathers!" "By Saint John of Acre/' said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch, "methought there was but one man in England that might do such a deed!" "The postern gate shakes/' continued Rebecca; "it crashes - it is splintered by his blows - they rush in - the outwork is won - Oh, God!
الصفحة 150 - Maverick (for my passage), the only hospitable man in all the country, giving entertainment to all comers gratis.
الصفحة 137 - Metropolitan of these parts, because it " ever have been so before Boston was settled.
الصفحة 216 - See ancient charters, &.c. 52, chap. 12, sects. 2, 3. But notwithstanding these strong expressions in the acts of the colonial government, slavery to a certain extent seems to have crept in; not probably by force of any law, for none such is found or known to exist; but rather, it may be presumed, from that universal custom, prevailing through the European colonies, in the West Indies, and on the continent of America, and which was fostered and encouraged by the commercial policy of the parent states.
الصفحة 232 - BY a very uncommon train of providences, many of the provinces of North America are totally disjoined from the mother country, and erected into independent states. The English government has no authority over them, either civil or ecclesiastical, any more than over the states of Holland.
الصفحة 92 - ... •was going to seize upon me, but my jndian not being able to do the same, j betook myself to my arms — and after several volleys j killed the man who kept him, and got him safe with me. This is the second time that j have been thus treacherously used, which proceedings j do not suppose that you approve of being against the laws of Nations. Therefore j hope that you will do me the justice, or that at least you will cause me to be re-imbursed of the loss j have sustained. Namely : — For the...
الصفحة 11 - Governor Pownall, with his expedition up the Penobscot, in 1759, landed on the East side of the river, with one hundred and thirty-six men, and proceeded to the head of the first falls, " about four miles and a quarter from the first "Ledge" [Champlain's rocks, off the foot of Newbury-street, Ban<tor.] . . " Clear land on the left for near four miles.
الصفحة 228 - To all whom it may concern : — These are to certify, that our beloved brother, William Screven, is a member in communion with us, and having had trial of his gifts among us, and finding him to be a man whom God hath qualified and furnished with the gifts of his Holy Spirit, and grace, enabling him to open and apply the word of God...
الصفحة 208 - ... and, as it is proposed to settle that country, and this appears a cheap method of disposing of these loyalists, it is wished you would encourage them to go there under the protection of the Associated Refugees, and assure them that a civil government will follow them in due time...
الصفحة 139 - ... of black work, a pair of breeches, cloth stockings, shoes, hat and band, one or two more had also a few things made by some Christians ; these with a piece of chalk described the coast thereabouts, and could name Placentia of the Newfoundland ; they spoke divers Christian words, and seemed to understand much more than we, for want of language could comprehend.

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