Lives of Baron Steuben

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Jared Sparks
Harper, 1844 - 858 pages

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Page 236 - Agree with thine adversary quickly, while thou art in the way with him ; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.
Page 139 - Edward the Sixt, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, to all Christian people, to whom these presents shall come, sendeth greeting.
Page 105 - An extract taken out of the map of Sebastian Cabot, cut by Clement Adams, concerning his discovery of the West Indies, which is to be seene in her Majestie's privie gallerie at Westminster, and in many other ancient merchants
Page 146 - He advised his countrymen to seek a new northern market, telling them, that, although neighboring nations had been sated with their commodities, doubtless tribes might be found to remunerate their ingenuity. The proposition seeming favorable to the merchants and the King, it was agreed that three ships "should be prepared and furnished for the search and discovery of the northern part of the world.
Page 157 - Christopher, he and his friends banqueted, and made me and them that were in the company great cheer; and for very joy that he had to see the towardness of our intended discovery he entered into the dance himself, amongst the rest of the young and lusty company — which being ended, he and his friends departed, most gently commending us to the governance of Almighty God.
Page 93 - East where spices growe, by a way that was never knowen before, by this fame and report there increased in my heart a great flame of desire to attempt some notable thing.
Page 136 - After this I made many other voyages, which I now pretermit, and, waxing olde, I give myself to rest from such travels, because there are nowe many young and lustie pilots and mariners of good experience, by .whose forwardness I do rejoyce in the fruit of my labours, and rest with the charge of this office, as you see.
Page 94 - ... to seek out, discover, and find whatsoever isles, countries, regions, or provinces of the heathen and infidels whatsoever they be, and in what part of the world soever they be, which before this time have been unknown to all Christians.
Page 139 - Knowledge and mere motion given and granted and by these presents Do Give and Grant...
Page 185 - Tunisians and Americans, shall be protected in the places where they may be by the officers of the government there existing; but, on failure of such protection, and for redress of every injury, the party may resort to the chief authority in each country, by whom adequate protection and complete justice shall be rendered.

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