Edward Webbe, Chief Master Gunner, His Trauailes (Google eBook)

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A. Murray, 1868 - Middle East - 40 pages
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Page 37 - Gods will was, they were preserved. The Emperour fled out of the field, and many of his people were caried away by the Crimme Tartar : to wit, all the yong people, the old they would not meddle with, but let them alone, and so with exceeding much spoile and infinite prisoners, they returned home againe. What with the Crimme on the one side, and with his crueltie on the other, he hath but few people left.
Page 4 - Tartars seeke for in all their warres is to get store of captives, specially young boyes, and girles, whome they sell to the Turkes, or other their neighbours. To this purpose they take with them great baskets made like bakers...
Page 38 - Russe emperour (then Ivan Vasilowich) leading foorth his armie to encounter with him, marched a wrong way; but as it was thought of very purpose, as not daring to adventure the...
Page 38 - ... out roomes) kindled so quickly, and went on with such rage, as that it consumed the greatest part of the citie almost within the space of foure houres, being of 30 miles or more of compasse.
Page 30 - This the Prophet approved, and bid him "Go in peace." Here Naaman believed in his heart; but by bowing before the idol Rimmon, he denied the true God in effect as much as if he had done it with his lips. But then what shall we answer to our Saviour's saying, "Whosoever denieth me before men, I will deny him before my Father which is in heaven...
Page 37 - Mosco is burnt every sticke by the Crimme the 24 day of May last, and an innumerable number of people : and in the English house was smothered Thomas Southam...
Page 37 - Rowley also: but because the heate was so great, they came foorth againe with much perill, so that a boy at their heeles was taken with the fire, yet they escaped blindfold into another seller, and there, as God's will was, they were preserved. The...
Page 32 - Roister 1 508 and where plaine ground was, holes and hollow trenches were digged in the way of her Maiesties passage, to ye intent that she might...
Page 37 - ... to wit, all the yong people, the old they would not meddle with, but let them alone, and so with exceeding much spoile and infinite prisoners, they returned home againe. What with the Crimme on the one side, and with his crueltie on the other, he hath but few people left. Commend me to mistresse Lane your wife, and to M. Locke, and to all our friends. Yours to command, Richard Uscombe. A note of the proceeding of M. Anthonie Jenkinson, Ambassadour from the Queenes most excellent Majestie, to...
Page 24 - He is a King of great power, and keepeth a very bountifull Court, after the manner of that...

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