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felt that the true theatre of the war was not there. A proposition was brought forward by Coxe to form a union of all the colonies, for the purposes of defence; but danger was not so universal or so imminent as to furnish a sufficient motive for a confederacy. The peace of the central provinces was unbroken; the government of Virginia feared dissenters more than Spaniards. Morris, in one of its interior counties, in the south-west range, chanced to have a copy of Luther on Galatians, and Bunyan's works, and read from them, every Lord's day, to his neighbors. At last, a meeting-house was burt for him to read in. His fame spread, and he was taken up for examina- 1743 tion; but when asked of what sect he was, he could Hawks, Virginia 102, 103. not tell. In the glens of the Old Dominion, he had not heard of sects; he knew not that men could disagree. The strifes of the world, in opinion and in arms, Chap. XXIV.} had not disturbed the scattered planters of Virginia. The owners