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out the time of the return of De Gourgues, Walter Raleigh, Oldys' Raleigh, 16, 17. Tytler's Ralefriends—among them, perhaps, his step-brother, Walter Raleigh—put to sea: 1579 one of his ships wanfant settlement. It had been despatched by Raleigh; but finding the Chap. III.} 1586 paradise olect a new colony for America. The wisdom of Raleigh was particularly displayed in the policy whichful Indian chief, by the commandment of Sir Walter Raleigh, received Christian baptism, and was invaged in planning measures of resistance. Yet Raleigh, whose patriotism did not diminish his generoh fleet had crowned the arms of England, Sir Walter Raleigh, who had already incurred a fruitless exrms of tranquil leisure more beautifully than Raleigh; and it was not entirely with the language of Hume, Rapin, Lingard, are less favorable to Raleigh. Even Hallam, i. 482—484, vindicates him witct voyage to America, with the concurrence of Raleigh, had well nigh secured to New England the hon[6 more...
layed. As if their command could transmute minerals, narrow the continent, and awaken the dead, tney demanded a lump of gold, or a certain passage to Chap IV.} the South Sea, or, a feigned humanity added, one of the lost company, sent by Sir Walter Raleigh. Smith, i. 192, 193. The charge of the voyage was two thousand pounds; unless the ships should return full freighted with commodities, corresponding in value to the costs of the adventure, the colonists were threatened, that they should ry of England, and of the tradesmen of London; and the name of the powerful Cecil, the inveterate enemy and successful rival of Raleigh, appears at the head of chose, Hening, i. 81—88. who were to carry into execution the vast design to which Raleigh, now a close prisoner in the tower, had first awakened the attention of his countrymen. At the request of the corporation, which was become a very powerful body, without any regard to the rights or wishes of those who had already emigrated unde
the company which his influence had contributed to establish; Gorges, The name of Gorges occurs in Hume, c. XLIV.; Lingard, VIII. 449. Compare Belknap's Biography, i. 347—354. Gorges was ever a sincere royalist. the companion and friend of Raleigh, was still reluctant to surrender his sanguine hopes of fortune and domains in America, Chap VIII.} 1607. and, in the next year, two ships were despatched to Northern Virginia, commanded by Raleigh Gilbert, and bearing emigrants for a plantatias his friends assert, Chap. VIII.} 1617. the truth had a famous victory. The career of maritime discovery had, meantime, been pursued with intrepidity, and rewarded with success. The voyages of Gosnold, Smith, and Hudson: the enterprise of Raleigh, Delaware, and Gorges; the compilations of Eden, Willes, and Hakluyt,—had filled the commercial world with wonder; Calvinists of the French Church had sought, though vainly, to plant themselves in Brazil, in Carolina, and with De Monts, in Acadi
e of Gorgeana, the land round York became as good a city as seals and parchment, a nominal mayor and aldermen, a chancery court and a court-leet, sergeants and white rods, can make of a town of less than three hundred inhabitants and its petty officers. Yet the nature of Gorges was generous, and his piety sincere. He sought pleasure in doing good; fame, by advancing Christianity among the heathen; a durable monument, by erecting houses, villages, and towns. The contemporary and friend of Raleigh, he adhered to schemes in America for almost half a century; and, long after he became convinced of their unproductiveness, was still bent on plans of colonization, at an age when other men are but preparing to die with decorum. Firmly attached to the monarchy, he never disobeyed his king, except that, as a churchman and a Protestant, he refused to serve against the Huguenots. When the wars in England broke out, the septuagenarian royalist buckled on his armor, and gave the last strength