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الصفحة 470 - 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 145 - Maverick (for my passage), the only hospitable man in all the country, giving entertainment to all comers gratis.
الصفحة 132 - ... bring our supplies, and when they do come, the very name of these customs makes them sell their goods almost as dear again, as formerly they used, so that we finde it to be to all the country a grevious burden and to all the people called fishermen an utter ruin. And that Pemaquid may still remain the metropolitan of these parts, because it ever have been so before Boston was settled.
الصفحة 211 - 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 227 - 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 89 - St. Castin has come to be so excessive, that they no " longer set bounds to it, in their conduct to me or before "God. " The elder, who does not care to marry, and not satis"fied with spreading corruption through the whole village, "in addition to that now makes a business of selling "brandy, openly, in company with his nephew, the son of "M. de Belle Isle.
الصفحة 6 - 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 88 - ... livres for both, and severall other matters, which they "would not grant me, so much as my cup. The retaken "Englishman knoweth the truth of all this, his name is "Samuell Trask of the Town of Salem near to Marblehead. "j have the honour to be "Sir " Your most humble & most "obedient Servant JOSEPH "DABADIS DE ST. CASTIN.
الصفحة 223 - 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 215 - If the master was guilty of a cruel or unreasonable castigation of his slave, he was liable to be punished for the breach of the peace, and I believe the slave was allowed to demand sureties of the peace against a violent and barbarous master, which generally caused a sale to another master. And the issue of the female slave, according to the maxim of the civil law, was the property of her master.

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