A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World: Many of which are Now First Translated Into English ; Digested on a New Plan, Volume 13

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme ... and Cadell and Davies, 1812 - Voyages and travels
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Page 58 - ... having feasted him after their best barbarous manner they could, a long consultation was held, but the conclusion was, two great stones were brought before Powhatan : then as many as could...
Page 79 - If your king have sent me presents, I also am a king and this [is] my land. Eight days I will stay to receive them. Your father is to come to me, not I to him, nor yet to your fort; neither will I bite at such a bait. As for the Monacans, I can revenge my own injuries...
Page 25 - Within is a country that may have the prerogative over the most pleasant places of Europe, Asia, Africa, or America, for large and pleasant navigable rivers: heaven and earth never agreed better to frame a place for man's habitation being of our constitutions, were it fully manured and inhabited by industrious people.
Page 68 - I will lose my selfe in these unknowne large waters, or be swallowed up in some stormie gust; abandon these childish feares, for worse then is past is not likely to happen: and there is as much danger to returne as to proceede.
Page 126 - They did tell us always you were dead, and I knew no other till I came to Plymouth ; yet Powhatan did command Uttamatomakkin to seek you and know the truth, because your countrymen will lie much.
Page 56 - ... they would fat him to eat him. Yet in this desperate estate, to defend him from the cold one Maocassater brought him his gown, in requital of some beads and toys Smith had given him at his first arrival in Virginia.
Page 87 - I want being your friend: then be forced to fly from all, to lie cold in the woods, feed upon Acorns, roots, and such trash, and be so hunted by you, that I can neither rest...
Page 90 - ... our ship, but now you have invited me to starve with hunger. You know my want, and I your plenty, of which by some meanes I must have part, remember it is fit for kings to keepe their promise. Here are my commodities, wherof take your choice; the rest I will proportion, fit bargaines for your people.
Page 696 - When a young fellow comes in, whether they are acquainted with him or not, they immediately lay aside their work, sit down by him, and begin to chat, laugh, joke, and invent double-entendres ; and this is reckoned being very witty.
Page 80 - All these things were carried on so pleasantly as within a week they became masters ; making it their delight to heare the trees thunder as they fell ; but the axes so oft blistered their tender fingers that many times every third blow had a loud othe to...