America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A.D.

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1876 - 184 páginas

America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A. D by Benjamin Franklin Bowen, first published in 1876, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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Página 120 - The lips and bosom of the infant were sprinkled with water, and "the Lord was implored to permit the holy drops to wash away the sin that was given to it before the foundation of the world; so that the child might be born anew".
Página 121 - Is this punishment intended, not for our reformation, but for our destruction?" Again, "Impart to us, out of thy great mercy, thy gifts, which we are not worthy to receive through our own merits". "Keep peace with all", says another petition; "bear injuries with humility; God, who sees, will avenge you".
Página 118 - From some cause not explained, Quetzalcoatl incurred the wrath of one of the principal gods and was compelled to abandon the country. On his way he stopped at the city of Cholula, where a temple was dedicated to his worship, the massy ruins of which still form one of the most interesting relics of antiquity in Mexico.
Página 163 - As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country.
Página 170 - Let him be abhorred by all the United States of America. Let faintness of heart and fear never forsake him on earth. Let him be a magor missabib, a terror to himself and all around him. Let him be accursed in his outgoing, and cursed in his incoming; cursed in lying down, and cursed in uprising; cursed in basket and cursed in store. Let him be cursed in all his...
Página 120 - omnipresent, that knoweth all thoughts, and giveth all gifts," " without whom man is as nothing," " invisible, incorporeal, one God, of perfect perfection and purity," " under whose wings we find repose and a sure defence.
Página 166 - ... be recalled, and NOW time will not admit an enlargement, as we have the greatest reason to expect the advancement of our enemies as speedily as Heaven will permit. [The wind blew to the north, strongly.] Therefore, at present, let it suffice to bring to your remembrance some necessary truths. " It is our common faith and a very just one too, that all events on earth are under the notice of that God in whom we live, move, and have our being...
Página 110 - ... were to be seen in great numbers in the use of the Mandans ; and scarcely a day in the summer, when the visitor to their village would not see the women at work with their hands and fingers, moulding them from black clay, into vases, cups, pitchers, and pots, and baking them in their little kilns in the sides of the hill, or under the bank of the river.
Página 41 - ... did murther one another, he prepared a number of ships, and got with him such men and women as were desirous to live in quietness : and taking leave of his friends took his way thitherward again.

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