Category Archives: 17th Century Stories

BENJAMIN HARRIS and His Wife Patience. 2

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By H. K. Chapter II. Chepe. To those who have experience in human nature, it will not be a marvel to learn that within a twelvemonth from the evening recorded in the last chapter, Benjamin Harris, the young protesting printer, … Continue reading

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Rose Street

WE are giving here a picture of a London street, which is now rapidly vanishing before the advance of the spirit of clearance and ventilation; and if it should be actually gone before our readers can see these pages, some … Continue reading

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BENJAMIN HARRIS and His Wife Patience. 3

By H. K.  — CHAPTER III. THE NEW WORLD, AND BACK AGAIN TO OLD GRACECHURCH STREET FOR GOOD. Benjamin Harris and his wife Patience crossed the Atlantic, beyond which Scotch Covenanters and French Huguenots were fain to wander. They reached … Continue reading

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BENJAMIN HARRIS and His WIFE PATIENCE. 1

By H. K. CHAPTER I. THE MERCERS’ GARDENS. Somewhere about the close of the reign of King Charles the Second, on a fine night in summer, there was a pretty sprinkling of company in the Mercers’ Gardens. London had been … Continue reading

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