The Pirates of the New England Coast, 1630-1730

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Marine Research Society, 1923 - 394 sivua
 

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Sivu 381 - We, therefore, have thought fit, by and with the advice of our Privy Council, to issue this our royal proclamation : And we do hereby strictly charge and command all our loving subjects to observe a strict neutrality in and during the aforesaid...
Sivu 221 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Sivu 274 - LORD: it shall rejoice in his salvation. 10 All my bones shall say, LORD, who is like unto thee, which deliverest the poor from him that is too strong for him, yea, the poor and the needy from him that spoileth him ? 11 False witnesses did rise up ; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.
Sivu 26 - Act, and that shall not readily endeavour to the best of his or their power to apprehend or cause to be apprehended such offender or offenders, shall be lyable to be prosecuted as...
Sivu 222 - Island for about 16 months, etc. with a short Account of Mr. Nicholas Merritt, who was taken at the same time ; to which is added, a Sermon on Dan.
Sivu 82 - Kidd, with a certain wooden bucket, bound with iron hoops, of the value of eight pence, which he the said William Kidd then and there had and held in his right hand, did violently, feloniously, voluntarily, and of his malice aforethought, beat and strike the aforesaid William Moore in and upon the right part of the head of him the said William Moore...
Sivu 112 - When the scaffold was let to sink, there was such a Screech of the Women that my wife heard it sitting in our Entry next the Orchard, and was much surprised at it; yet the wind was sou- west. Our house is a full mile from the place.
Sivu 121 - Tho', damn ye, you are a sneaking Puppy, and so are all those who will submit to be governed by Laws which rich Men have made for their own Security, for the cowardly Whelps have not the Courage otherwise to defend what they get by their Knavery; but damn ye altogether: Damn them for a Pack of crafty Rascals, and you, who serve them, for a Parcel of hen-hearted Numskuls. They villify us, the Scoundrels do, when there is only this Difference, they rob the Poor under the Cover of Law...
Sivu 120 - Being, who commands the sea and the winds, one would imagine in every heart ; but among these wretches, the effect was different, for they endeavoured by their blasphemies, oaths, and horrid imprecations, to drown the uproar of jarring elements. Bellamy swore he was sorry he could not run out his guns to return the salute, meaning the thunder, that he fancied the gods had got drunk over their tipple, and were gone together by the ears.
Sivu 83 - And being cruel still, my gunner I did kill, And his precious blood did spill, as I sail'd.

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