. This is all that can reasonably be demanded. Humanity can only plan and act. Success
is the work of a hand more powerful. For Pownall's probable motive in quoting from
bk. 30 of the Mémoires
of Maximilien de Béthune, Duc de Sully, see note 44. This marks the end of both Pownall's
and the Translation.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.