Works, 1608-1631, Volume 2

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Archibald Constable, 1895

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Page 400 - ... two rowes of men, and behind them as many women, with all their heads and shoulders painted red; many of their heads bedecked with the white downe of Birds; but every one with something: and a great chayne of white beads about their necks.
Page 400 - At his entrance before the king, all the people gave a great shout. The queen of Appamatuck was appointed to bring him water to wash his hands, and another brought him a bunch of feathers, instead of a towel to dry them.
Page 533 - Were you not afraid to come into my fathers Countrie, and caused feare in him and all his people (but mee) and feare you here I should call you father; I tell you then I will, and you shall call mee childe, and so I will bee for ever and ever your Countrieman.
Page 391 - ... corne, our drinke was water, our lodgings Castles in the ayre. With this lodging and dyet, our extreame toile in bearing and planting Pallisadoes, so strained and bruised...
Page 971 - Signed, sealed published and declared by the above named James Miller to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the Testator.
Page 487 - For all the rest were poore Gentlemen, Trad[e]smen, Serving-men, libertines, and such like, ten times more fit to spoyle a Common-wealth, then either begin one, or but helpe to maintaine one.
Page 400 - Pocahontas the Kings dearest daughter, when no intreaty could prevaile, got his head in her arms, and laid her owne upon his to save 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.
Page 399 - 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 530 - That some ten years ago being in Virginia, and taken prisoner by the power of Powhatan their chief King, I received from this great...
Page 533 - After a modest salutation, without any word, she turned about, obscured her face, as not seeming well contented ; and in that humour her husband, with divers others, we all left her two or three houres, repenting my selfe to have writ she could speake English. But not long after, she began to talke, and remembered mee well what courtesies shee had done...

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