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Yeah ! ! ! We have read more than 15 works of literature We have learned about British history from the Norman Invasion to the Restoration
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Gonzalo:I’ th’ commonwealth I would by contraries Execute all things; for no kind of traffic Would I admit; no name of magistrate; Letters should not be known; riches, poverty, And use of service, none; contract, succession, Bourn, bound of land, tilth, vineyard, none; No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil; No occupation; all men idle, all; And women too, but innocent and pure; No sovereignty. Sebastian: Yet he would be king on’t. Antonio: The latter end of his commonwealth forgets the beginning. Gonzalo:All things in common nature should produce Without sweat or endeavor. Treason, felony,
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“Holy Scripture testifies that Our Lord made the earthly Paradise in which he placed the Tree of Life. From it there flowed four main rivers …I do not find and have never found any Greek or Latin writings which definitely state the worldly situation of the earthly Paradise, nor have I seen any world map which established its position except by deduction… I believe that the earthly Paradise lies here …the situation agrees with the beliefs of those holy and wise theologians and all the signs strongly accord with this idea. For I have never read or heard of such a quantity of fresh water flowing so close to the salt and flowing into it, and the very temperate climate provides a further confirmation.” (Columbus, Third Voyage)
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Paradise ? “We dealt with 'em with Beads of all Colours, Knives, Axes, Pins and Needles … The Beads they weave into Aprons about a Quarter of an Ell long, and of the same breadth; working them very prettily in Flowers of several Colours; which Apron they wear just before 'em, as Adam and Eve did the Fig-leaves …” (2171-72) “And these People represented to me an absolute Idea of the first State of Innocence, before Man knew how to sin: And 'tis most evident and plain, that simple Nature is the most harmless, inoffensive and vertuous Mistress. 'Tis she alone, if she were permitted, that better instructs the World, than all the Inventions of Man: Religion wou'd here but destroy that Tranquility they possessby Ignorance; and Lawswou'd but teach 'em to know Offence, of which now they have no Notion. They once made mourning and fasting for the Death of the English Governor, who had given his Hand to come on such a day to 'em, and neither came nor sent; believing,
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Abolition The logic of slavery is ridiculed. “We were receiv'd with such wonder, they came up to us; and finding the Indian Trader whom they knew … they set up a new Joy, and cry'd in their Language, Oh! Here's our
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course E 316K taught by Professor Berry during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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