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Indies. Lisbon and Antwerp were despoiled; Amsterdam, the depot J. R. Brodhead's History of N. Y Holland to America. In that year Bikker of Amsterdam, and Leyen of Enkhuisen, each formed a compaut they were overrruled by the directors for Amsterdam; and on the fourth day of April, 1609, five five small vessels, of which the Fortune, of Amsterdam, had Christiaensen for its commander; the Tihen Jean de Laet, a member of the chamber of Amsterdam, in an elaborate work on the West Indies, opd right honorable lords, the burgomasters of Amsterdam, instituted a paralyzing commercial monopolyarrison, fled in troops from the dominion of Amsterdam to the liberties of English colonies. The pious Wal- 1656 Dec 19. denses? The city of Amsterdam offered the fugitives a free passage to Amernne, were distinguished patrons; the city of Amsterdam Ibid. VIII. 383. did not blush to own shaeb. and July. on the Delaware to the city of Amsterdam. The banks of the river from Cape Henlopen [10 more...]
on earth, his second coming, was at hand. Under the excitement of hopes, created by the rapid progress of liberty, which, to the common mind, was an inexplicable mystery, the blissful centuries of the millennium promised to open upon a favored world. Political enfranchisements had been followed by the emancipation of knowledge. The powers of nature were freely examined; the merchants always tolerated or favored the pursuits of science. Galileo had been safe at Venice, and honored at Amsterdam or London. The method of free inquiry, applied to chemistry, had invented gunpowder and changed the manners of the feudal aristocracy; applied to geography, had discovered a hemisphere, and, circumnavigating the globe, made the theatre of commerce wide as the world; applied to the mechanical process of multiplying books, had brought the New Testament, in the vulgar tongue, within the reach of every class; applied to the rights of persons and property, had, for the English, built up a syst