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Page 125 - This machine is provided with four pieces of tin fixed upon an axle, which is turned by a (lave with confiderable force ; and the wind that is made by the motion of thefe plates clears the coffee of all the pellicles that are mixed with it. It is afterwards put upon a table, where the broken berries, and any filth that may remain among them, are feparated by negroes, after which the coffee is fit for fale.
Page 290 - ... breezes, to the fcorching beams of the fun, reflected from the hill, from the fea, and the black fand on the beach ; this place is extremely hot, and always unwholefome. Befides, there is no harbour ; and the mips, which cannot winter fafely upon this coaft, are obliged to take fhelter at Fort Roya!.
Page 160 - The complexion and character of thefe people differed according to the different proportions of American, European and African blood they had received from that natural and tranfient union \vhich reftores all races and conditions to the fame level.
Page 90 - Enchanted, as it were, with the voice of a finger, or the tone of a ftringed inftrument, a vibration of the air is the fpirit that actuates all the bodies of thefe men : a found agitates, tranfports, and throws them into ecilafies.
Page 148 - ... of all are at prefent turned towards the north of the New World. Trinidad and Margaretta are at prefent inhabited only by a few Spaniards, who, with fome Indian women, have formed a race of men, who, uniting the indolence of the favage to the vices of civilized nations, are fluggards, cheats, and zealots. They live upon maize, upon what...
Page 80 - s 2, was obliged to leave the fnrgeon behind, whole bad ftate of health did not permit him to continue at fea. Murray, for 'that was his name, was there endeavouring to recover his health, when a Dutch veflel drew near the v* 31.
Page 164 - Were he hidden in the bowels of the earth, they would discover him. Were we to swallow him, they would plunge their hands into our bowels and drag him out. There is no place but the bottom of the ocean that can elude their search!
Page 91 - But it is the cruelty of the mafters which hath effectually prevented them from complying with this great end of nature. Such hard labour is required from negro women, both before and after their pregnancy, that their children are either abortive, or live but a fhort time after delivery.