out of themselves, according to the teachings of Luther in his earlier days.
It is the common principle on which Frenchmen first colonized what is now Nova Scotia and Florida; on which Englishmen and the Dutch planted the states that lie between Canada and the head of the Chesapeake; and it was strongly represented in the settlements further south.
So Germany, which appropriated no territory in America, gave to the colonies of New Netherland and New England their laws of being.
The holy emptle was forced to bend to William Pitt; and then England and Prussia, and the embryon United States,—Pitt, Frederic, and Washington,—worked together for human freedom.
The seven years war extended the English colonies to the Mississippi and gave Canada to England.
We conquered America in Germany, said the elder Pitt, ascribing to Frederic a share in the extension of the Germanic race in the other hemisphere; and in like manner Frederic, in his histories, treats the English movement in America