A Voyage to the East Indies: Containing an Account of the Manners, Customs, &c. of the Natives, ... Collected from Observations Made ... Between 1776 and 1789, ... By Fra Paolino Da San Bartolomeo, ... With Notes and Illustrations by John Reinhold Forster, ... Translated from the German by William Johnston
J. Davis: and sold by Vernor and Hood; and J. Cuthell, 1800 - East Indies - 478 pages
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Page 45 - Gypjies, whom the Italians call Zingaros, and Zinganos, were no other than Zinganians, as M. D'ANVIL.LE alfo writes the word, who might, in fome piratical expedition, have landed on the coaft of Arabia or Africa, whence...
Page 48 - It is a conqueror's business to repair a part of the mischief he has occasioned. The right, therefore, of conquest I define thus: a necessary, lawful, but unhappy power, which leaves the conqueror under a heavy obligation of repairing the injuries done to humanity.
Page 13 - ... devastations, not only in sugar plantations, but also among furniture and clothes in habitations. When I examined the different articles in the chest, I observed that these little animals had perforated my shirts in a thousand places, and gnawed to pieces my books, my girdle, my amice, and my shoes.