The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner, Volume 6

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American publishing Company, 1904 - American essays

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Page 47 - Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes. My beloved is mine, and I am his he feedeth among the lilies. Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my beloved, and be thou like a roe or a young hart upon the mountains of Bether.
Page 47 - I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please.
Page 200 - We, greatly commending, and graciously accepting of, their Desires for the Furtherance of so noble a Work, which may, by the Providence of Almighty God, hereafter tend to the Glory of his Divine Majesty, in propagating of Christian Religion to such People, as yet live in Darkness and miserable Ignorance of the true Knowledge and Worship of God...
Page 287 - ... him from death : whereat the Emperour was contented he should live to make him hatchets, and her bells, beads, and copper; for they thought him as well of all occupations as themselves. For the King himselfe will make his owne robes, shooes, bowes, arrowes, pots; plant, hunt, or doe any thing so well as the rest.
Page 287 - Powhatan : they found them somewhat too heavie ; but when they did see him discharge them, being loaded with stones, among the boughs of a great tree loaded with Isickles, the yce and branches came so tumbling downe, that the poore Salvages ran away halfe dead with feare.
Page 286 - Towell to dry them: having feasted him after their best barbarous manner they could, a long consultation was held, but the conclusion was, two great stones were brought before Powhatan: then as many as could...
Page 352 - ... his soldiers with him ; that upon no danger would send them where he would not lead them himself ; that would never see us want what he either had or could by any means get us ; that would rather want than borrow, or starve than not pay ; that loved action more than words, and hated falsehood and covetousness worse than death ; whose adventures were our lives and whose loss our deaths.
Page 319 - Thus if you please to consider this account, and of the unnecessary wages to Captaine Newport, or his ships so long lingering and staying here (for notwithstanding his boasting to leave us victuals for 12 moneths, though we had 89 by this discovery lame and sicke, and but a pinte of Corne a day for a man, we were constrained to give him three hogsheads of that to victuall him homeward) or yet to send into Germany or Poleland for glasse-men and the rest, till we be able to sustaine our selves, and...
Page 285 - Mutchato's, along their cheekes : round about him those fiends daunced a pretty while, and then came in three more as ugly as the rest ; with red eyes, and white...
Page 283 - Much they marvailed at the playing of the Fly and Needle, which they could see so plainly and yet not touch it because of the glass that covered them.

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