By Thomas More

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They call us all by a general name of 'The nations that lie beyond the equinoctial line;' for their chronicle mentions a shipwreck that was made on their coast twelve hundred years ago, and that some Romans and Egyptians that were in the ship, getting safe ashore, spent the rest of their days amongst them; and such was their ingenuity that from this single opportunity they drew the advantage of learning from those unlooked-for guests, and acquired all the useful arts that were then among the Romans, and which were known to these shipwrecked men; and by the hints that they gave them they themselves found out even some of those arts which they could not fully explain, so happily did they improve that accident of having some of our people cast upon their shore.

You will not easily persuade me," said Peter, "that any nation in that new world is better governed than those among us; for as our understandings are not worse than theirs, so our Thesaurus burdensome: (adj) weighty, heavy, arduous, cumbrous, oppressive, difficult, severe, unwieldy, troublesome, grave; (adj, v) cumbersome. ANTONYMS: (adj) helpful, relieving, manageable, frivolous. factiously: (adv) mutinously, rebelliously, turbulently, divisively, quarrelsomely. mitigate: (n, v) alleviate, palliate, appease; (adj, n, v) assuage, allay; (v) lessen, relieve, abate, lighten; (adj, v) moderate, soften.

Dispensing: (n) dispensation, distribution, giving out, supply, administration, dispensary, provision, central weighing. disuse: (n) desuetude, discontinuance, lay, accredit, impeach. penalties: (n) penalty. discontinuation, obsolescence, specie: (n) currency, cash, mintage, abandonment, carelessness, closedown, disusage, intermission; coinage, money, piece, hard cash, (v) have done with, leave off. metal money, circulating medium, executing: (n) performing, execution, sort, species. warlike: (adj) military, belligerent, decapitation, capital punishment, electrocution, death penalty, bellicose, pugnacious, combative, crucifixion, implementation, corporal aggressive, armigerous, hostile, punishment; (v) perform, execute.

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