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The three earlier instances from Purchas, I. 248, 466, the later from the Cal.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
So writes the old chronicler, Purchas, and all England was of his thinking.Pioneers Of France In The New World|Francis Parkman, Jr.
Purchas and Strachey both take sides (p. 64) against Archer in his controversy with Smith.The Beginners of a Nation|Edward Eggleston.
Capt. Holland has purchas'd a house near fort hill which has 85 remov'd her to a greater distance from me.Diary of Anna Green Winslow|Anna Green Winslow
The name of Perkes was variously spelled “Purkis” and “Purchas.”Summer Days in Shakespeare Land|Charles G. Harper