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Page 70 - ... the high and mighty lords, the states general of the United Netherlands...
Page 96 - That he expected his orders to be his rule, and not the laws of England, which were a heap of nonsense, compiled by a few ignorant country gentlemen, who hardly knew how to make laws for the good of their own private families, much less for the regulating of companies and foreign commerce.
Page 17 - E/izabeth'sletter to that emperor ; but not one of the company ever returned to give an account of the fate of the reft. Some intelligence of them was afterwards received, • from an intercepted letter of the auditor's of the royal audience of St.
Page 146 - Englifh chief's hands, who detained them feveral years, denying that ever he had any, till governor Boone came to the government of Bombay in 1715, and then he made a lame account.
Page 102 - On their trade with as large a flock and with the fame advantages as ever. That, in truth, the clamour was not raife.d on account of their fuppofed poverty ; it was their wealth and profperity had excited envy. That as to their poftponing payment, they had followed the example of the chamber of London, and even the exchequer itfelf.
Page 196 - ... eighteen feet, in a close sultry night, in Bengal, shut up to the eastward and southward (the only quarters from whence air could reach us) by dead walls, and by a wall and door to the north, open only to the westward by two windows, strongly barred with iron, from which we could receive scarce any the least circulation of fresh air.
Page 114 - I might as well hunt with hogs as with dogs." The king replied, "Say no more, man, thou art in the right ; go and do as well as you can, but be sure you bring the corn.
Page 526 - Betlefackee is planted with coffee trees, which are never fuffered to grow above 4 or 5 yards high ; and the bean or berry grows on the branches and twigs, firft green, then red, at laft a dark brown colour. The berries cling to the branches like fo many infects, and when they are ripe, they fhake off.
Page 93 - The occafion of your writ" ing to me was your being in " fault of all thefe troubles ; that " you have repented of what " you have done ; that you made " feveral complaints againtt former governors, all which I have here from feveral of my Umbras, and the feveral ab...