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Why did William Bradford praise the water of Cape Cod?

Upon landing on Cape Cod, the Pilgrims "found water and refreshed themselves, being the first New England water they drunk of, and was now in their great thirst as pleasant unto them as wine or beer had been in foretimes." From this description, what do you take to have been especially virtuous or delicious about the water? Try to account for Bradford's high praise for the water.

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Upon landing on Cape Cod, the Pilgrims "found water and refreshed themselves, being the first New England water they drunk of, and was now in their great thirst as pleasant unto them as wine or beer had been in foretimes".
From this description, what do you take to have been especially virtuous or delicious about the water?
There was nothing especially virtuous or delicious about the water. On board the ship they would have stored drinking water from England. It would have been tepid, lukewarm and maybe tasted like the inside of the barrels it was stored in. The water in question here may have been from some type of spring. The water would ...

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An analysis of William Bradford's writings as he praises the water of the Cape Cod area. Over 400 words of original text.

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