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East Indies

East Indies, a name given generally to denote European possessions in India and the Indian Ocean. There are English, French, Dutch, and other East Indies.

“At the least whosoever has the spirit of Christ, shall find that spirit in him striving against that which is contrary, and by little and little gaining ground. Where there is no conflict, there is no spirit of Christ at all.”
–Richard Sibbes, Description of Christ