Sometimes by bloody death and cruel torments; other whiles imprisonments, banishments and other hard usages; as being loath his kingdom should go down, the truth prevail and the churches of God revert to their ancient purity and recover their primitive order, liberty and beauty.
Thus his curses light on his own head, and it was an astonishment to all his fellows for they noted it to be the just hand of God upon him.
For there they should be liable to famine and nakedness and the want, in a manner, of all things. But herewith they broke their mast in three pieces and their sail fell overboard in a very grown [threatening] sea, so as they had like to have been cast away.
Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Haven. When the sun grew low, they hasted out of the woods to meet with their shallop, to whom they made signs to come to them into a creek hard by, the which they did at high water; of which they were very glad, for they had not seen each other all that day since the morning.
But to go into a country they knew not but by hearsay, where they must learn a new language and get their livings they knew not how, it being a dear place and subject to the miseries of war, it was by many thought an adventure almost desperate; a case William bradford of plymouth plantation chapter 10 and a misery worse than death.
As more settlers came to the region, tensions began to mount between the Pilgrims and other groups. After being dragged underwater, he was pulled back into the ship.
And also that famous and worthy man Mr. Being thus passed the vast ocean, and a sea of troubles before in their preparation as may be remembered by that which went beforethey had now no friends to welcome them nor inns to entertain or refresh their weatherbeaten bodies; no houses or much less town to repair to, to seek for succour.
So as it was not only probably thought, but apparently seen, that within a few years more they would be in danger to scatter, by necessities pressing them, or sink under their burdens, or both.
And in the end, notwithstanding all these storms of opposition, they all get over at length, some at one time and some at another, and some in one place and some in another, and met together again according to their desires, with no small rejoicing. As appeareth by the discourse thereof published in print, anno ; a book that deserves better to be known and considered.
But in examining of all opinions, the master and others affirmed they knew the ship to be strong and firm under water; and for the buckling of the main beam, there was a great iron screw the passengers brought out of Holland, which would raise the beam into his place; the which being done, the carpenter and master affirmed that with a post put under it, set firm in the lower deck and otherways bound, he would make it sufficient.
But it pleased God before they came half seas over, to smite this young man with a grievous disease, of which he died in a desperate manner, and so was himself the first that was thrown overboard. John Robinson, who afterwards was their pastor for many years, till the Lord took him away by death.
In sundry of these storms the winds were so fierce and the seas so high, as they could not bear a knot of sail, but were forced to hu11 2 for divers days together.
Around the same time, the Salem governor, John Endicott, writes to Bradford requesting his help treating scurvy victims. And to send them home again was as difficult; for they alleged, as the truth was, they had no homes to go to, for they had either sold or otherwise disposed of their houses and livings.
But after the first boatful was got aboard and she was ready to go for more, the master espied a great company, both horse and foot, with bills and guns and other weapons, for the country was raised to take them.
So they made them a barricade as usually they did every night, with log stakes and thick pine boughs, the height of a man, leaving it open to leeward, partly to shelter them from the cold and wind making their fire in the middle and lying round about it and partly to defend them from any sudden assaults of the savages, if they should surround them; so being very weary, they betook them to rest.
For though there were many of them likely, yet they were not certain.
As necessity was a taskmaster over them so they were forced to be such, not only to their servants but in a sort to their dearest children, the which as it did not a little wound the tender hearts of many a loving father and mother, so it produced likewise sundry sad and sorrowful effects.
And if modesty would suffer me, I might declare with what fervent prayers they cried unto the Lord in this great distress especially some of them even without any great distraction.LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in Of Plymouth Plantation, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work.
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