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t may be transmitted from state to state, from monarch to commonwealth; but its light is never extinguished, and never permitted to fall to the ground. A great truth, if no existing na- Treaty of Commerce with Spain, § 21-25. tion would assume its guardianship, has power—such is God's providence — to call a nation into being, and live by the life it imparts. What Holland asserted, England kept alive, and Prussia received, till it was safe against any possible combination. The idea which Grotius promulgated, Bolingbroke fostered, till the great Frederic could become its champion, and all the continent of Europe invoke America to secure its triumph. Free ships—such was international law, as interpreted by England at Utrecht—Free ships shall also give a freedom to goods. The name of contraband was narrowly defined, and the right of blockade severely limited. Sailors, in those days, needed no special protections; for it was covenanted that, with the exception of soldiers in the
G. Garay, Francisco, I. 35. Gates, Sir Thomas, I. 143, 149. George I., III. 322. Georgia, colonization of, proposed, III. 417. Charter for, 419. Oglethorpe in, 420. Indians in, 422. Moravians in, 423. Slavery interdicted, 426. Highlanders in, 427. The Wesleys and Whitefield, 429. Extends its boundaries, 431. See Oglethorpe. Gilbert, Sir Humphrey, I. 88, 91. Goffe, William, II. 35, 104. Gomez, Stephen, I. 38. Gorges, Sir Ferdinand, I. 119, 270, 337 Death, 429. Gorges, Robert, I. 326. Gorton, Samuel, I. 419. Gosnold, Bartholomew, I. 111. Death 127. Gourgues, Dominic de, I. 72. Grand Bank, fisheries of, I. 87. Grijalva, I. 35. Grotius opposes American colonization, II. 274. Gustavus Adolphus, II. 284.