And by the same passage in this ample vent, we should also at the first hand receiue all Indian commodities both naturall and artificial in a far greter measure by an easier rate and in better condition, then nowe they are by many exchaunges brought vnto vs, then would all nations of Europe repayre vnto England not only for these forraine merchandizes by reason of their plenty, perfection and easy rates, but also to passe away that which God in nature hath bestowed vpon them and their countrie, wherby her maiestie and her highnes successors for euer, should be monarks of the earth and commaunders of the Seas, through the aboundance of trade her coustomes would be mightily augmented, her state highly inriched, and her force of shipping greatly aduanced, as that thereby shee should be to all nations moste dredful, and we her subiects through imploiment should imbrace aboundance and be clothed with plenty.
"But how shall I find them," she asked, "if the hens hide them away so carefully?" "Oh, you'll hear 'em scrattlin' round!" replied the farmer. "They're gret fools, hens are, greter than folks, as a rule; an' that is sayin' a good deal." They crossed the great sunny barn-yard, and paused at the barn-door, while Hilda looked in with delight.