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to fear English rivalry in the New World. He was vigorous in his attempts to Chap. III.} suppress piracy; and the navigation of his subjects flourished under his protection. The banner of St. George was often displayed in the harbors of Northern Africa and in the Levant; and now that commerce, emancipated from the limits of the inner seas, went boldly forth upon the oceans, the position of England gave her a pledge of superiority. An account exists of an expedition to the northwest in 1se severity of northern cold. The trade to Russia, now that the port of Archangel had been discovered, gradually increased and became very lucrative; and a regular and as yet an innocent 1553 commerce was carried on with Africa. The Viage to Guinea in 1553, in Eden and Willes, fol. 336, 337—353. The marriage 1554 July 25 of Mary with the king of Spain tended to excite the emulation which it was designed to check. The enthusiasm awakened by the brilliant pageantry with Chap. III.} which
was there subjected to the harshest usage among half-savage serfs. Rising against his taskmaster, whom he slew in the struggle, he mounted a horse, and through forest paths escaped from thraldom to the confines of Russia. Again the hand of woman relieved his wants; he travelled across the country to Transylvania, and, there bidding farewell to his companions in arms, he resolved to return to his own sweet country. But, as he crossed the continent, he heard the rumors of civil war in Northern Africa, and hastened, in search of untried dangers, to the realms of Morocco. At length returning to England, his mind did not so much share as appropriate to itself the general enthusiasm for planting states in America; and now the infant commonwealth of Virginia depend 1607. ed for its existence on his firmness. His experience in human nature under all its forms, and the cheering vigor of his resolute will, made him equal to his duty. He inspired the natives with awe, and quelled the spi
ed by a great emigration of the Moors to the coasts of Northern Africa, where each mercantile city became a nest of pirates, orsair Servitude was thus the doom of the Christian in Northern Africa: the hatred of the Moorish dominion extending to all Aracen and European luxuries for the gold and slaves of Central Africa. Even though whole caravans were sometimes buried in of the infidels, conducted their navy to the ports of Western Africa; and the first ships which sailed so far south as Capealuzia se frequentava navegacion à los costas de Africa, y Guinea, de donde se traian esclavos, de que ya abundava esta ciudwork of four Indians, the direct traffic in slaves between Guinea and Hispaniola was enjoined by a royal ordinance, Ibid. Chap. V.} the Portuguese the exclusive commerce with Western Africa; but the slave-trade between Africa and America was, Iipating in the traffic in African slaves. They sailed for Guinea to trade for negroes; Winthrop, II. 243, 244, 245. but
, which had been struck from the side of the vast empire of Spain, a new people, scarcely known as possessed of nationality, had, by their superior skill, begun to engross the carrying trade of the world. Their ships were soon to be found in the harbors of Virginia; in the West Indian archipelago; in the south of Africa; among the tropical islands of the Indian Ocean; and even in the remote harbors of China and Japan. Already their trading-houses were planted on the Hudson and the coast of Guinea, in Java and Brazil. One or two rocky islets in the West Indies, in part neglected by the Spaniards as unworthy of culture, were occupied by these daring merchants, and furnished a convenient shelter for a large contraband traffic with the terra firma So great was the naval success of Holland, that it engrossed the commerce of the European Chap. VI.} nations themselves; English mariners sought employment in Dutch vessels, with which the ports of England were filled; English ships lay rotti