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Page 149 - For some time past, the old world has been fed from the new. The scarcity which you have felt would have been a desolating famine, if this child of your old age, with a true filial piety, with a Roman charity, had not put the full breast of its youthful exuberance to the mouth of its exhausted parent.
Page 162 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Page 325 - English shipping and seamen, and in the vent of English woolen and other manufactures and commodities; rendering the navigation to and from them more safe and cheap ; and making this kingdom a staple not only of the commodities of the plantations, but also of the commodities of other countries and places for their supply ; it being the usage of other nations to keep their plantation trade exclusively to themselves.
Page 298 - And no man now thought he could live except he had cattle and a great deal of ground to keep them, all striving to increase their stocks. By which means they were scattered all over the Bay quickly and the town in which they lived compactly till now was left very thin and in a short time almost desolate.
Page 136 - Forced from their homes, a melancholy train, To traverse climes beyond the western main ; Where wild Oswego spreads her swamps around, And Niagara stuns with thundering sound...
Page 183 - It was carried through the press as privately as possible, and had the London imprint of the copy from which it was reprinted, viz : " London : Printed by Mark Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty...
Page 268 - Degr. relating the meanes of raysing infinite profits to the Adventurers and Planters. The second Edition, with Addition of The Discovery of Silkworms, with their benefit. And Implanting of Mulberry Trees. Also The Dressing of Vines, for the rich Trade of making Wines in Virginia.
Page 302 - Our other in-garments are clout upon clout: Our clothes we brought with us are apt to be torn, They need to be clouted soon after they're worn, But clouting our garments they hinder us nothing, Clouts double are warmer than single whole clothing.
Page 430 - Shoes; but at so careless a rate, that the Planters don't care to buy them, if they can get others; and sometimes perhaps a better manager than ordinary, will vouchsafe to make a pair of Breeches of a Deerskin. Nay, they are such abominable Ill-husbands, that tho...