Lives of Eminent Individuals: Celebrated in American History, Volume 1

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Marsh, Capen, Lyon, and Webb, 1839

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Page 137 - And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering. And behold there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias: who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem...
Page 49 - Though our affairs for some days past have worn a dark and gloomy aspect, I yet look forward to a fortunate and happy change. I trust General Burgoyne's army will meet sooner or later an effectual check, and, as I suggested before, that the success he has had will precipitate his ruin.
Page 357 - Isles: with the names of the adventurers, planters, and governours from their first beginning an: 1584. to this present 1624. With the proceedings of those severall colonies and the accidents that befell them in all their journyes and discoveries. Also the maps and descriptions of all those countryes, their commodities, people, government, customes, and religion yet knowne. Divided into six bookes. By Captaine John Smith sometymes Governour in those countryes & admirall of New England.
Page 269 - Onawmanient, where all the woods were layd with ambuscado's to the number of three or foure thousand Salvages, so strangely paynted, grimed and disguised, shouting, yelling and crying as so many spirits from hell could not have shewed more terrible.
Page 254 - ... and a rattle in his hand. With most strange gestures and passions, he began his invocation, and environed the fire with a circle of...
Page 226 - Eagles feathers within a ridge of silver, richly garnished with gold and precious stones...
Page 298 - Such things as she delighted in he would have given her; but, with the tears running down her cheeks, she said she durst not be seen to have any; for, if Powhatan should know it, she were but dead ; and so she ran away by herself, as she came.
Page 360 - Advertisements for the unexperienced Planters of New England, or any where. Or, the Pathway to Experience to erect a Plantation. With the yearely Proceedings of this Country in Fishing and Planting, since the Yeare 1614 to the Yeare 1630, and their present Estate. Also how to prevent the greatest Inconveniences, by their Proceedings in Virginia and other Plantations, by approved Examples. With the Countries Armes, a Description of the Coast, Harbours, Habitations, Land-markes, Latitude and Longitude...
Page 264 - there was now no talk, no hope, no work, but dig gold, wash gold, refine gold, load gold.
Page 125 - They were almost universally praying and crying for mercy, in every part of the house, and many out of doors, and numbers could neither go nor stand.

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