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  • On this occasion Straddling quarrelled with Alexander Selkirk, who, at his own request, became the island's most famous colonist, for his adventures are commonly believed to have inspired Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.
  • Every colonist was enrolled either in the Milicias or Ordenanzas.
  • Cullinan (a Cape colonist and one of the chief contractors in the building of Johannesburg), whose faith in the richness of the ground was speedily justified.
  • Thus a Phoenician colonist might desire to carry abroad the cult of a certain Baal or Astarte who lived in a conical stone or pillar.
  • Byington, The Puritan in England and America (Bc,ston, 1896) and The Puritan as Colonist and Reformer (Boston, :899)..

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