Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Volume 5

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The Society, 1857 - Local history
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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 261 - England — being the first that ever was here; cut and done by the best Pattern that could be had, which being in some places defective it made the other less exact: yet doth it sufficiently shew the Scituation of the Country, and conveniently well the distance of Places...
Page xxxi - Quoth Sir John Pratt, her settlement Suspended did remain, Living the husband — but him dead, It doth revive again.
Page 5 - IHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England Scotland ffrance & Ireland Defender of the ffaith &c To all to whom...
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 191 - Harbour, 1 from thence to the South End of Muscongus Island, taking in the island, and so running five and twenty miles into the Country north, and by east, and thence eight miles northwest and by west, and then turning and running south and by west, to Pemaquid, where first begun.
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...
Page 245 - ... was, to know the condition of New England, which appearing to be very independent as to their regard to Old England, or his Majesty, rich and strong as they now were, there were great debates in what style to write to them ; for the condition of that Colony was such, that they were able to contest with all other Plantations about them, and there was fear of their breaking from all dependence on this nation ; his Majesty, therefore, commended this affair more expressly. We, therefore, thought...
Page 312 - The next day, being Whitsunday ; because we rode too much open to the sea and winds, we weighed anchor about twelve o'clock, and came along to the other islands more adjoining to the main, and in the road directly with the mountains, about three leagues from the first island where we had anchored.
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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