America's Story for America's Children, Volumen3

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Página 49 - And cheerfully at sea, Success you still entice, To get the pearl and gold, And ours to hold Virginia, Earth's only paradise...
Página 161 - It is theirs, even though the king has granted it to us." So the Indians were called together in council with Penn. The meeting was held out of doors under a great tree. " We have not come to your land," said Penn,
Página 86 - Caught ten great mullet, a foot and a half long, and a Ray as great as four men could haul into the ship.
Página 147 - They fastened their feather beds and their kettles and baskets and bundles upon the backs of the cattle. The men carried packs upon their shoulders; the women carried the little children; and the older children drove the cattle while their fathers cut the way with their axes. In two weeks these people reached Hartford, and here they built their huts. Meantime other people had come from England and had made a colony at the mouth of the river — at Saybrook. " We will settle here," they said ; " for...
Página 132 - ... in two vessels named the Ark and the Dove. The company reached the mouth of the Potomac River in March, 1634, and landed on a small island. There they cut down a tree, and made a cross which they set up ; then they kneeled before it, and gave thanks for having been brought safely to their new home. CECILIUS CALVERT, LORD BALTIMORE. After a portrait preserved in the British Public Record Office. articles pleasing to the natives. The Indians gave up part of their village to the strangers and furnished...
Página iv - The summary of the historical facts in connection with each chapter and a list of the authorities consulted, given at the end of each volume, not only serve to show how trustworthy are the stories in the books...
Página 12 - FRENCH SAIL TO ATTACK ST. AUGUSTINE. Both sides prepared for a terrible struggle, the French at Fort Caroline and the Spaniards in their new quarters at St. Augustine. The French struck the first blow. A few of the weaker and the sick soldiers were left at Fort Caroline to stand guard with the...
Página 183 - Having entered this passage, they soon found themselves in a spacious Basin, environed with hills, from which descended streams of fresh water.

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