…the solder would melt; but Uncle Silas he had a noble brass warming-pan which he thought considerable of, because it belonged to one of his ancesters with a long wooden handle that come over from England with William the Conqueror in the Mayflower or one of them early ships and was hid away up garret with a lot of other old pots and things that was valuable, not on account of being any account, because they warn’t, but on account of them being relicts, you know, and we snaked her…
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Annie’s family line went back to the Mayflower, her ancestors having settled this country, and their ancestors having owned some vast swath of England.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
The history of surfing is something surf nuts pride themselves on knowing: it’s as important as, say, the Mayflower docking on Plymouth Rock.