Receiving these and some other instructions, he proceeded into the Narraganset country.
The river empties itself into Narraganset bay, and is said to have falls of fifty feet.
The Pequot's gun was still loaded, and he discharged it to effect upon the poor Narraganset.
Rhode Island (proper), the object of this expedition, is about sixteen miles long, running deep into the great Narraganset Bay.
The author adopts the theory, not without plausibility, that Verrazani passed fifteen days at anchor in Narraganset Bay.
South-west of them was the fertile Narraganset country, with fair Aquidneck within their patent.
The colony accompanying Gosnold fixed upon a place of settlement, on the western part of Elizabeth island in Narraganset bay.
The chevalier advanced his squadron in two divisions, one ascending the Narraganset, the other the Seconnet passage.
Most of the time when thus engaged, he rode on the back of a favorite sorrel mare, of the famous Narraganset breed, now extinct.
The Narraganset, like most of the large river steamers, was constructed with three decks, and fitted up in sumptuous style.