The Spanish Settlements Within the Present Limits of the United States: Florida 1562-1574

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1911 - Florida - 500 pages
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Page 204 - When they submitted, their officers were knocked on the head; and every tenth man of the soldiers killed and the rest shipped for the Barbadoes.
Page 155 - Bringing soldiers and supplies for a fort which the King of France has in this country, and for many others which he soon will have.
Page 502 - Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof; When the morning stars sang together, and all the Sons of God shouted for joy?
Page iii - Vida y hechos de Pero Menendez de Auiles, cauallero de la hordem de santiago, adelantado de la florida : do largamente se tratan las conquistas y poblaciones de la prouincia de la florida, y como fueron libradas de los luteranos que dellas se auian apoderado. Compuesta por el maestro barrientos, Catredatico de salamanca.
Page 88 - Floridians haue a kinde of herbe dried, who with a cane and an earthen cup in the end, with fire, and the dried herbs put together, doe sucke thorow the cane the smoke thereof, which smoke satisfieth their hunger . . . and this all the Frenchmen vsed for this purpose: yet do they holde opinion withall, that it causeth water and fleame to void from their stomacks.
Page 502 - His largeness of vision, his sound scholarship, his sense of proportion, his power to measure life that has been by his observation of life that is — his possession of the true historical sense. . . . The translation is competent and more than that, and the history is good reading throughout. There are no dry pages.
Page 28 - I note well that all that he did was upon a good intent; yet, in mine opinion, he should have had more regard unto his charge than to the devices of his own brain, which, sometimes, he printed in his head so deeply, that it was very hard to put them out, which also turned to his utter undoing; for he was no sooner departed from us but a tempest took him, which, in fine, wrecked him upon the coast, where all his ships were cast away ; and he, with much ado, escaped drowning, to fall into their hands,...
Page 34 - It is evident that he was in no wise discouraged by Coligny's failure for the time being to assist the colony in Florida and was seeking eagerly about him for resources to further the enterprise. Through what channel his presence in England became known to Queen Elizabeth we have no present means of knowing, but he had probably been but a short time in the country before he obtained an audience with the Queen. Ribaut set before her the importance and wealth of Florida and urged her to assist him...
Page 88 - The Floridians when they travel have a kind of herb dried, who, with a cane and an earthen cup in the end, with fire and the dried herbs put together, do suck through the cane the smoke thereof, which smoke satisfieth their hunger and therewith they live four or five days without meat or drink.
Page 414 - De nieuwe en onbekende weereld : of beschryving van America en 't Zuidland, vervaetende d'oorsprong der Americaenen en Zuidlanders, gedenkwaerdige togten derwaerds etc. Amsterdam 1671. fol. pp. 28-30. Another edition t Amsterdam 1673, fpl. (Sabin XII. 304). For an English plagiarism of this work see Ogilby, J. 1671. Biondelli, Bernardino. Scoperta dell...

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