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" It is a shameful and unblessed thing to take the scum of people and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation; for they will ever live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy, and... "
Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political - Page 174
by Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
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The Governmental Regulation of Emigration to the Colonies from the United ...

Clarence Allan Hollister - 1914 - 210 pages
...rogues and not fall to work, by being lazy and do muoh mischief and spend viotuala, and be quiokly weary, and then certify over to their country to the discredit of the plantation Let men make profit of being in the wilderness that they hare God always and his service before their...
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The Romance of Forgotten Towns

John Thomson Faris - 1924 - 335 pages
...unblessed thing to take the scum of people, and wicked and condemned ones, to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation,...not fall to work, but be lazy, and do mischief, and spoil victuals, and be quickly weary, and then certify over to their country to the discredit of the...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

1909
...and unblessed thing to take the scum of people, and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant ; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation; for they will Scornful jest. ' Colonies. Lose. ever live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy,...
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Ideology of Adventure: Studies in Modern Consciousness, 1100-1750, Volume 1

Michael Nerlich - 1987 - 272 pages
...were thoroughly in the interests of the bourgeoisie is revealed by the nature of the thing described: "The people wherewith you plant ought to be gardeners,...fowlers, with some few apothecaries, surgeons, cooks, and bakers."27 But Bacon admits a little later that those who really profit are the merchants: "Let there...
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Milton's Imperial Epic: Paradise Lost and the Discourse of Colonialism

John Martin Evans - 1996 - 194 pages
...and unblessed thing to take the scum of people and wicked condemned men to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation,...live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy." His observation was based, no doubt, on the frustrating experience of men like Captain Smith, who complained...
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Convict Maids: The Forced Migration of Women to Australia

Deborah Oxley - 1996 - 339 pages
...thing to take the scum of people and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant ... for they will ever live like rogues, and not fall...and do mischief, and spend victuals, and be quickly weary...'.1 In the nineteenth century Henry Mayhew and John Binny intoned that 'in our opinion, it...
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

WARNER - 1997 - 1118 pages
...Unblessed Thing, to take the Scumme of People, and Wicked Condemned Men, to be the People with whom resent time from the hands of those incendiaries,...that we owe it. And shall we hesitate to evidence worke, but be Lazie, and doe Mischiefe, and spend Victuals, and be quickly weary, and then Certifie...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1999 - 216 pages
...and unblessed thing to take the scum of people,* and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation;...to work, but be lazy, and do mischief, and spend" victuals,12 and be quickly weary, and then certify* over to their country to the discredit of the plantation....
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - 2000 - 339 pages
...Unblessed Thing, to take the Scumme of People, and Wicked Condemned Men, to be the People with whom you Plant: And not only so, but it spoileth the Plantation; For 20 they will ever live like Rogues, and not fall to worke, but be Lazie, and doe Mischiefe, and spend...
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Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony

Lee Miller - 2001 - 362 pages
...and unblessed thing to take the scum of people and wicked condemned men to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation; for they will ever live like rogues, ana not Jail to work; but be lazy, and do mischief, and spend victuals, ana' be quickly weary, and...
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