King of Great Britain
The King is overlord of the whole land, so is he master over every person that inhabiteth the same, having power over the life and death of every one of them. ~~ James I
This Thomas Savage… hath served the public without any public recompense yet had an arrow shot through his body in their service.
~~ John Pory
The Colonist Maid
...the plantation can never florish till families be planted and the respect of wives and children fix the people on the soil.
~~ Sir Edwin Sandys
The Indian Councilor
I have both seen him sing and dance his diabolical measures, and heard him discourse of his country and religion.
~~ Samuel Purchas
Brought from a state of innocence and freedom, and,in a barbarous and cruel manner, conveyed to a state of horror and slavery.
~~ Ottobah Cugoano