Hakluytus Posthumus: Or Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others, Volume 7

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J. MacLehose and sons, 1905 - Voyages and travels
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Page 136 - Baptise thee in the name of the father of the sonne and of the holy gost withoute vsinge any other cerimony therin as is now vsually observed accordinge to the booke of Common praier B[e]inge then there presente the said Daniel Studley: wilh'am Sheppard, will mm marshall, Iohn Beche, Roberte Bray Thoma[s] Lee.
Page 539 - In what place thou maie it calle: At the Northe side of that place, There is pardon and muche faire grace. In the Chappell on the rizt hand among the guest, iii. C. daiez of pardon thou havest. : Forthermore at the hee autere A iii. daiez alle time in the yere. Under the hee autere lithe Sent Jame, The table in the Quere telleth the name: At alle the auterez so by and by, xl. daiez to pardon is grantet to the. At the iii. derrez benethe the Quere, Is plenor remission onez in the yere: And at alle...
Page 540 - Wymmen be araied like to men, Men maie nouzt well nouther ken: There thei life un gudely, Namely men of holy Chirche pardy. And Bugell flesch is there full rive, In alle that contraie hit is ther lif : And Corpe Sant is the last toun. In Galise, and stondeth the See upon.
Page 151 - ... returne, he found that the King Don John, desiring by all meanes that his ships should find out the Spiceries, had determined to send by land certaine men to discover as much as they might. And Alfonso de Paiva was chosen for this enterprise, a Citizen of Castle Blanco, a very skilfull man, and very expert in the Arabian Tongue. When Peter de Covillan was returned King John called him, and told him secretly, That having alwayes knowne him loyall and his faithfull servant, and readie to doe his...
Page 173 - The ambassadeur could not answer him for the great 6 lamentation that he made, and I told them as well as I could, that the sunne which gave us light was darkened, that is to say, that the king, Don Emanuel (of Portugal), was departed this life ; and suddenly all of us began to make our moane, and the friars went their way.
Page 534 - For so the that is a faire toune. And from thennez to Petypont St. Jenouhe, The ferst toune of Naveron, sicurly: Up in a hee hull hit is faire sette, And ther men schall make her tribett, For every pice of Gold trust me well, Thou schalt swere upon the Evangele: And there Jakkez ferst most thou have, And thee lust thy Gold to save. Wymmenz araie upon there heved, Like to Myterez they ben wheed: A raie Mantell they were upon And foule wymmen mony oon. Then to the Dale of Rouncevale hit is the waie,...
Page 29 - Creatures is so great, as it is incredible, and with their multitude they cover the earth, and fill the ayre in such wise, that it is an hard matter to be able to see the Sunne.
Page 411 - Lest their locks and curies should be disordered when they goe to bed, each one pitcheth a forke or crutch a foot high in the ground, betwixt the homes whereof hee reposeth his necke, and sleepeth with his head hanging. They use to brande markes on their bodies, especially in the face. And on the little fingers they suffe...
Page 537 - From thennez thou most to Fount Roie, That passage ther hit kepeth a boie: A gud contraie, and evell wyn, And witelez ther ben bothe gud, and fyn. And so forthe to Fount Paradise. At that passage thou most paie thriez. And so forthe from thennez to Borkez that citee, A faire toune and a muche sicurly. And from thennez to Hospitall de Reyne, To passe that River thou schalt be fayne. And so forthe to Sent Antony: And ever ther gothe the Marvedy. From thennez even to the citie of Lyones: Betweene hem...
Page 411 - They lie on oxe-hides without quilts or mattresses ; for tables they use great bowles of wood rudely hollowed, without any naperie. Vessels they have of blacke chalke. Few but Saracens use merchandise, and in few places ; most exercise husbandrie ; the gentry follow armes and the court. They have no great cities, but villages unwalled and unfortified. Their greatest towne hath scarcely one thousand six hundred houses. Their houses are small, without elegance, without...

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