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Notes Introduction.
1. Fire-arms.
2. Wincing she was, as is a jolly colt,
Tall as a lance, and upright as a bolt."
3. Anciently famous for manufacturing implements of archery.
4. The military archers used a double string in the field, to prevent delay in refitting the bow in case of accident.
5. Irish.
6. Welsh
7. Ibid.
8. Discourse on Weapons, MSS. Lansd. Collection.
9. So he used to term his victory at Worcester.
10. Voyage to New England, 1644.
11. "Were I in England now as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool but would give a Piece of silver; there would this monster make a man--any strange beast there makes a man; when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay down ten to see a dead Indian."--Tempest.
12. Travels in the Levant, p. 72.
13. Good News from New England, 1621.