Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others

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J. MacLehose and sons, 1905
 

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Seite 372 - ... as bigge as a walnut ; on the other side a diamond as great ; in the middle an emerald like a heart, much bigger. His shash was wreathed about with a chaine of great pearles, rubies and diamonds drild.
Seite 432 - KINGUnto a King rightly descended from his ancestors, bred in military affairs, and clothed with honour and justice. A Commander worthy of all command, strong and constant in religion, which the great Prophet Christ did teach, King James, whose love hath bred such impression...
Seite 57 - ... over it. The Convexity of the tombe he hath willed to be wrought in workes of gold, with a large faire jounter with roomes over-head. Note that most of these monuments which I mention are of such largeness that, if they were otherwise contrived...
Seite 371 - Wives, whose curiositie made them breake little holes in a grate of Reed that hung before it, to gaze on me. I saw first their fingers, and after laying their faces close, now one eye now another sometime I could...
Seite 331 - I was confident it coulcf not be in so long a voyage, but that for his Maiesties satisfaction, I would write to advise of his request. So he asked, what was it then I demanded ? I said, that hee would bee pleased to signe certaine reasonable conditions, which I had conceived^ for the confirmation of the league and for the securitie of our nation, and their quiet trade, for that they had beene often wronged, and could not continue on such ternies, which I forbeare to complain of, hoping by faire means...
Seite 59 - ... Cascar, with the caravan, is some two or three moneths journey. It is a great kingdome, and under the Tartar. A chiefe citie of trade in his territorie is Yar Chaun, whence comes much silke, purslane, muske, and rheubarb, with other merchandize : all which come from China, the gate or entrance whereof is some two or three moneths journey from hence. When they come to this entrance, they are forced to remaine under their tents, and by license send some ten or fifteene merchants at once to .doe...
Seite 325 - Majesty would send to him according to his worth. This was the respect of the Merchants, who humbly commended themselves to his favour and protection. He received all in very good part : and after opening of some grievances and injuries suffered at Surat by us from his Governours, of which for respect to him I had forborne to complaine to the...
Seite 349 - ... gilt banners and flags ; and eight or ten elephants waiting on him, clothed in gold, silk, and silver. Thus passed about twelve companies, most richly furnished ; the first...
Seite 431 - Captains of rivers and officers of your customs, for the entertainment of our loving subjects the English nation with all kind respect, at what time soever they shall arrive at any of the ports within your dominions, and that they may have quiet trade and commerce without any kind of...
Seite 350 - ... hart to doe him seruice, I was ready to present it to him. At which hee bowed to mee and replyed it was sufficient that I had giuen it: that hee confessed hee neuer sawe so much arte, so much bewty, and Conjured mee to tell him truly whither euer such a woeman liued. I assuered him ther did one Hue that this did resemble in all things but perfection, and was now dead.

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