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History of the Pilgrims and Puritans, their ancestry and descendants; basis of Americanization (1922) (14783815205)

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History of the Pilgrims and Puritans, their ancestry and descendants; basis of Americanization (1922) (14783815205)

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Identifier: historyofpilgrim01sawy (find matches)
Title: History of the Pilgrims and Puritans, their ancestry and descendants; basis of Americanization
Year: 1922 (1920s)
Authors: Sawyer, Joseph Dillaway, b. 1849 Griffis, William Elliot, 1843-1928
Subjects: Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) Puritans Massachusetts -- History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Publisher: New York, Century History Co
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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NOWN DANGERS. HUMANS, 120—102—6. TONNAGE, 80—180—14. Ordinarily, the non-lying figure-world stands for dollarsand cents; pounds, shillings and pence. The above figures,when deciphered, grow weirdly cabalistic. They are thenfraught with deeper meaning than mathematics ever knew.First comes the eighty-ton Santa Maria with its one hundredand twenty motley crew, the one hundred and eighty-ton May-flower with its one hundred and two Pilgrims, and the four-teen-ton NC-4 aeroplane or sky-ship with its crew of six,equaling in daring spirit the worlds bravest discoverers, fly-ing oer the stormy Atlantic and fluttering to the surface ofthe waters of Plymouth harbor. In strong contrast was the fifteenth century venture ofColumbus and Pinzon with their caravels, including thelittle flag ship Santa Maria, as they sailed over the Seaof Darkness headed toward the Falling-ofif-Place. Strangefeelings throb in the breasts of these daring voyagers as they 274 HISTORY OF THE PILGRIMS AND PURITANS
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Coiatcsy of the Christian Herald. from painting of il illiam C. McNulty. HEADING OUT OF PLYMOUTH HARBOR. set sail August 3, 1492, and slid over the round earths brim,the heart of Columbus beating Westward Ho. Theyreached the goal October 12, 1492. In our time we see theheavens above, the earth beneath, and the waters under theearth make the routes for discovery, science, trade, and war. Close to three hundred years prior to the air-crossingof the Atlantic, God keep you and us, echoed from whaleboat to deck and from deck to whale boat, as the Mayflower,with bellying sails, sped on her way out of Plymouth harbor,headed for unknown waters and dangers. Hail to thee, poor little ship Mayflower of Delft- THE PILGRIMS JOURNEY TO JTRGINIA 275 Haven,* poor common looking ship, hired by commoncharter party for coined dollars; caulked with mere oakumand tar; provisioned with vulgarest biscuit and bacon, yetwhat ship Argo or miraculous epic ship built by sea godswas other than a foolish bumbarge

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