The Youth of the Old Dominion

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J. P. Jewett, 1856 - Virginia - 473 pages

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Page 462 - «welcome ; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Drummond you shall be hanged in half an hour.
Page 360 - But I thank God there are no free schools, nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years ; for learning has...
Page 246 - You did promise Powhatan what was yours should bee his, and he the like to you; you called him father being in his land a stranger, and by the same reason so must I doe you...
Page 90 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty...
Page 429 - ... subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword; out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, and turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
Page 348 - England, according to the laws there established, and that this submission and subscription be acknowledged a voluntary act, not forced nor constrained by a conquest upon the country; and that they shall have and enjoy such freedoms and privileges as belong to the free-born people of England...
Page 196 - How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace, that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation, that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
Page 316 - These are to signify, that your acknowledgment of our grace, bounty, and favour, towards you, and your so earnest desire to continue under our immediate protection, is very acceptable unto us ; and that, as we had not before the least intention to consent to the introduction of ANY Company over that our Colony, so we are by it much confirmed in our...
Page 47 - And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand.
Page 316 - ... as we had not before the least intention to consent to the introduction of ANY company over that our Colony, so we are by it much confirmed in our resolution, as thinking it unfit to change a form of Government wherein (besides many other reasons given, and to be given,) our Subjects there, having had so long experience of it, receive so much contentment and satisfaction.

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