Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Volume 5

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Page 337 - Name of the Council established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the planting, ruling, ordering and governing of New England, in America...
Page lxviii - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time ; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Page xlv - And yet Time hath his revolutions ; there must be a period and an end to all temporal things— -finis rerum, an end of names and dignities, and whatsoever is terrene, and why not of De Vere ? For where is Bohun ? Where is Mowbray ? Where is Mortimer ? Nay, which is more and most of all, where is Plantagenet ? They are entombed in the urns and sepulchres of mortality. And yet let the name and dignity of De Vere stand so long as it pleaseth God!
Page xxxi - Quoth Sir John Pratt, her settlement Suspended did remain, Living the husband — but him dead, It doth revive again.
Page 187 - Indian came bouldly amongst them, and spoke to them in broken English, which they could well understand, but marvelled at it. At length they understood by discourse with him, that he was not of these parts, but belonged to the eastrene parts, wher some English-ships came to fhish, with whom he was acquainted, and could name sundrie of them by their names, amongst whom he had gott his language.
Page 48 - December in the ffowerteenth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the second by the grace of God of England Scotland ffrance and Ireland king Defender of the faith etc.
Page xvii - President, to tender to you my thanks for the honor you have conferred upon me, in selecting me to preside over this learned association.
Page 245 - ... what we most insisted on was to know the condition of New England, which appearing to be very independent as to their regard to Old England or his Majesty...
Page 290 - ... August, at Pentagroet, where their force was augmented by the junction of the Baron de Castine, with two hundred Indians, who accompanied the French fleet in their canoes. On the 14th, the fort was invested. To the summons to surrender, Chubb, the commander of the fort, replied, " that if the sea were covered with French vessels, and the land with Indians, yet he would not give up the fort.
Page 162 - Martins, and neer as many Otters ; and the most of them within the distance of twenty leagues. We ranged the Coast both East and West much furder ; but Eastwards our commodities were not esteemed, they were so neare the French who affords...

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