A philsophical and political history of the settlements and trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies, Том 4

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Стр. 219 - Real misery was wholly unknown, and benevolence anticipated the demands of poverty.* Every misfortune was relieved as it were before it could be felt, without ostentation on the one hand, and without meanness on the other. It was, in short, a society of brethren ; every individual of which was equally ready to give, and to receive, what he thought the common right of mankind.
Стр. 175 - South, but it muft naturally have begun under the equator, where life is cherifhed by warmth. If the people of America could not come from our continent, and yet appear to be a new race, we muft have recourfe to the flood, which is the fource and the folution of all difficulties in the hiftory of nations.
Стр. 231 - Children of ten years of age were put to death, young girls were ftripped naked, and the marks of witchcraft fearched for upon their bodies with the moft indecent curiofity ; thofe fpots of the fcurvy which age imprefles upon the bodies of old men, were taken for evident figns of the infernal power.
Стр. 141 - They had lived in open rebellion for fix months paft when the Englifh appeared before the place. THIS was the time to conciliate the minds of both parties, and to unite in the common caufe. The foldiers made the firft advances ; but their commanders miftrufted a generofity of which they themfelves were incapable.
Стр. 216 - ... really does. Obliged as they were, however unwillingly, to reftore their conqueft at each treaty of peace...
Стр. 177 - ... any marks of times anterior to the deluge, yet they implied a long feries of ages fubfequent to this cataftrophe. For, though in Mexico, as in Egypt, a country furrounded with waters, mountains, and other invincible obftacles...
Стр. 219 - Cowed them, and fupplied him with all the neceflaries of life for a twelvemonth. Here he received the partner whom he had chofen, and who brought him her portion in flocks. This new family grew and profpered like the others.
Стр. 222 - Spain has rather thofen to make a wildernefs of her own country, and a grave of America, than to divide its riches with any. other of the European nations. The Dutch have been guilty of every public and private crime to deprive other commercial nations of the fpice trade. They have frequently thrown whole cargoes into the fea rather than they would fell them at a low price. France rather chofe to give up...
Стр. 175 - Norway, and then went over to the coaft of Labrador ; others will tell us, it is more natural to fuppofe that the Greenlanders are fprung from the Efquimaux, to whom they bear a greater refemblance than to the Europeans. If we...
Стр. 221 - Englifh, whom they called heretics. This word, which has fo powerful an influence on deluded minds, determined this happy American colony to quit their habitations and remove to New France, where lands were offered them. This...

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