Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈, 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 245 - We therefore thought fit, in the first place, to acquaint ourselves as well as we could of the state of that place, by some whom we heard of that were newly come from thence, and to be informed of their present posture and condition.
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 5 - ARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England Scotland ffrance & Ireland Defender of the ffaith &c To all to whom...
Page 48 - Leflen the Garrifon there, But haue fent to Releiue Sharpe that he may make up his accounts with Mr Wells Before his Departure for England which is Intended with my Lady in the Beaver who Judge will be Ready to Saile about a month this time. # * Articles of Ajjociation for the Settlement of a town upon Sheepscot River.
Page 290 - Iberville; upon his arrival, sent a summons to surrender. Chubb returned a vain, foolish answer, 'that if the sea was covered with French vessels, and the land with Indians, yet he would not give up the fort.
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.

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