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To the first island which I found I have the name San Salvador Christopher Columbus, Letter to Luis Santange
If a son dies, the whole village joins the parents and kindred in weeping…. This land, in short, lacks nothing to be regarded as blest. Cabeza de Vaca, Relation
And some of the Indians concealed their foods while others concealed their wives and children and still others fled to the mountains to avoid the terrible transactions of the Christians de las Casas, A breif relation of the devestation of the indies
Most things they waw with us .. were so strange unto them, and so far exceeded their capacities to comprehend the reason and means how they should be made and done… “smallpox”. honor, obey, fear and love us. - Thomas Harriot, A Breif and True Report of the Newfoundland of Virginia
Being arrived at Cape Cod the 11th of November… Thus it pleased God to vanquish their enimies and give them deliverance…. Squanto… Thomas Granger. William Bradford, Of Plymouth Plantation
The Separists… conspired together against mine host especially and made up a party against him … But marriage and hanging come by destiny… Oedipus Thomas Morton, The New English Canaan
Double law… the law of nature and the law of grace. Perfect Earthly ruler.. In him this love was perfected in regard of the habit. This love among Chrisitians is a real thing, not imaginary. John Winthrop, The Model of Christian Charity.
Great combat between mouse and snake… Anne Hutchinson. John Wintrhop, Journal
The Lord to me a shephard is, Want therefore shall not I, He in the folds of tender grass, doth cause me down to lie. Bay Psalm Book
Country belongs to the Natives! Religion should not be tainted by the earth. Separate church and state. Language and rebirth of Indians. Roger Williams, Akey into the Language of America
Few can endure to hear of a Negro’s being made free… wheter all the Benefir received by Negro Slaves will balance the Accompt of Cash laid out upon them Samuel Sewall, the selling of Joseph
Having been long and much dissatisfied with the Trade of fetching Negros from Guineal at last I had a strong samuell Sewall, the diary
Strange, extraordinary, and unaccountable calamities befell his cattle. Before the trial, several of her own children had frankly and fully confessed not only that they were witches themselves… Cotton Mather, The Wonders of the Invisible World.
Majesty of nature and God. Anne Bradstreet, Contemplations
I washed thy face, but more defects I saw. Anne Bradstreet, The Author to her book
Look to my little babes, my dear remains… These of protect from stepdame’s injury. Anne Bradstreet Before the Birth
If ever two were one, then surely we. Anne Brastreet, To my Dear and Loving husband
My hope and treasures lies above Anne Bradstreet, Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of our house
No rugged stones his feet shall gall, nor stumps nor rocks cause him to fall. Anne Bradstreet, As Weary Pilgrim
Sinners awake, their hearts do ache, trmbling their loins surpiseth.. Both sea and land at his command. - Michael Wigglesworth, Day of Doom
Now away we must go with those barbarous creatures, with our bodies wounded and bleeding, and our hearts no less than our bodies. Mary Rowlandson, NArrative of the Captivity and Restoration
She fans her wing up to the Wind as if her pettycoat were lined… Edward Taylor, Unop a Wasp Chilled with Cold
Make me, O Lord, Thy Spinning Wheel complete - Edward Taylor, Huswifery
Terrible quarrel about whipping Eugene. I rose at 5 oclock and read a chapter in Hebrew and four leaves in Lucian. I danced my dance William Byrd, The Secret Diary
I was brought wholly to break off all former wicked ways, and all ways of known outward sin…. Sweet - Jonathan Edwards, Personal Narrative
Indian Preacher, Teacher. Extraordinary Ministers Preaching from Place to Place and a Strange Concern amon the White people Samson Occom, Sort Narrative of My Life
How well the Cry for Liberty, and the reverse Disposition for the exersise of oppressive Power over others agree, I humble think it does not require the Penetratin of a philosopher to determine Phillis Wheatley, Letters
Twas mercy brought me from my pagan land - Phillis Wheatley, On Being Brought from Africa to America
He may act upon a natural man, but he acts in the mind of a saint as an indwelling vital principle… Difference between having a rational judgment that honey is sweet, and having a sense of its sweetness. John Edwards, Divine and supernatural light
Their foot shall slide in due time. Almost every natural man that heats of hell, flatters himself that he shall escape it - John Edwards, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Poor Man richard. Almanac. - Benjamin Franklin. A WAy to Wealth
Quaker. I stood up and said some words in a meeting, but not keeping close to the divine opening, I said more than was required of me. I believed slavekeeping to be a practice inconsistent with the Christian religion John Woolman, The Journal
O ye nominal Christians Equiano, The Interesting Narrative
How is the one exalted and the other depressed by the contrary modes of education which are adopted! Juddith Murray, the Equity of the Sexes
When first thy pencil did those beauties give, and breathing figures learnt from thee to live how did those prospectsgive my sould delight. Phillis Wheately Young African Painter
Urge immediate removal from Britain. Every tory is a coward. I dwell not upon the vapors of imagination: I bring reason to your ears, and in language as plain as ABC Thomas Paine, The Crisis
and of right ought to be free and independednt states… avidly against manufacturing. Thomas Jefferson, Autobiography
Persuade people of new york to adopt new constitution. factions The federalist
Why should our thoughts to distant countries roam, When each refinement may be found at home Royall Tyler, Contrast
We have no princes, for whom we toil, starve and bleed; we are the most perfect society now existing in the world. Cage Crevecoeur
Bad people are merchants and sellers. We should just eat food from america. Thomas Jefferson, notes on the state of virginia.
By comparing my work afterwards with the original, I doscovered many faults and amended them. ben frank . autobio
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