History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia

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Lippincott, 1860 - Virginia - 749 pages
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Dissolution of Charter of Virginia Company Earl of South
Royal Government established in Virginia Yeardley Gover
Virginia during Harveys Administration He is recalled
Virginia during the Civil War of England Berkley Go vernor Kemp Governor
Virginia during the Commonwealth of England Bennet Governor
Maryland during the Protectorate
Virginia during the Protectorate Digges Governor Matthews Governor
Virginia under Richard Cromwell and during the Interreg num Berkley Governor
Loyalty of Virginia Miscellaneous Affairs Morrison Governor Berkley Governor
Scarburghs Report of his Proceedings in establishing the Boundary Line between Virginia and Maryland The Bear and the Cub an extract from the A...
Miscellaneous Affairs
Berkleys Statistics of Virginia
Threatened Revolt
Rev Morgan Godwyns Account of the Condition of the Church in Virginia
Indian Disturbances Disaffection of Colonists
Bacons Rebellion
Bacons Rebellion continued
Bacons Rebellion continued
Closing Scenes of the Rebellion
Punishment of the Rebels Berkleys death Succeeded by Jeffreys
Chicheley Governor Culpepper Governor
Statistics of Virginia
Effingham Governor Death of Beverley Effinghams Corruption and Tyranny
Spotswoods Administration reviewed His subsequent
William and Mary proclaimed College chartered An dros Governor
Condition of Virginia Powers of Governor Courts and State Officers Revenue
Administration of Andros Nicholson again Governor
Assembly held in the College Ceremony of Opening Go vernors Speech
Church Affairs Nicholson recalled Huguenots

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Page 570 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat, if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not.
Page 580 - Trust it not, sir; it will prove a snare to your feet Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed with a kiss.
Page 484 - Your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess.
Page 664 - Yea, even that which mischief meant most harm, Shall in the happy trial prove most glory : But evil on itself shall back recoil, And mix no more with goodness, when at last...
Page 580 - ... if we mean not basely to abandon the noble struggle in which we have been so long engaged, and which we have pledged ourselves never to abandon until the glorious object of our contest shall be obtained, we must fight! I repeat it, sir, we must fight! An appeal to arms and to the God of Hosts is all that is left us.
Page 100 - You did promise Powhatan what was yours should be his, and he the like to you; you called him father being in his land a stranger, and by the same reason so must I do you...
Page 580 - God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone, it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
Page 580 - election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest There is no retreat but in submission and slavery. Our chains are forged. Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston. The war is inevitable. And let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come ! " It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry peace, peace, but there is no peace.
Page 556 - The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest. Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
Page 11 - ... it is the true office of history to represent the events themselves together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man's judgment.

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