Bibliotheca Americana: A Catalogue of Books Relating to North and South America in the Library of the Late John Carter Brown of Providence, R. I.

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H.O. Houghton, Cambridge, 1875 - America
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Page 60 - THE heavens declare the glory of God ; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. 2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. 3 There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. 4 Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, 5 Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race.
Page 255 - Primera y segunda y tercera partes de la Historia medicinal de las cosas que se traen de nuestras Indias Occidentales que siruen 389 en Medicina. Tratado de la piedra Bezaar, y de la yerua Escuerzonera. Dialogo de las grandezas del Hierro, y de sus virtudes medicinales.
Page 262 - The history of Trauayle in the West and East Indies, and other countreys lying eyther way, towardes the fruitfull and ryche Moluccaes.
Page 286 - DIVERS voyages touching the discouerie of America and the Hands adiacent vnto the same, made first of all by our Englishmen and afterwards by the Frenchmen and Britons. And certaine notes of aduertisements for obseruations, necessarie for such as shall heerafter make the like attempt, With two mappes annexed heerevnto for the plainer understanding of the whole matter.
Page 291 - The Spanish Colonie, or Briefe Chronicle of the Acts and gestes of the Spaniardes in the West Indies, called the newe World, for the space of XL. yeeres, written in the Castilian tongue by the reuerend Bishop Bartholomew de las Casas or Casaus, a Friar of the order of S. Dominicke, and nowe first translated into English by MMS...
Page 184 - Englishman who undertook to present, in a collective form, the astonishing results of that spirit of maritime enterprise which had been everywhere awakened by the discovery of America. Nor was he a mere compiler. We are indebted to him for several original voyages of great curiosity and value. He is not exempt...
Page 160 - Las Casas, in short, was a, man. But, if he had the errors of humanity, he had virtues that rarely belong to it. The best commentary on his character is the estimation which he obtained in the court of his sovereign. A liberal pension was settled on him after his last return from America, which he chiefly expended on charitable objects. No measure of importance relating to the Indians was taken without his advice. He lived to...
Page 417 - Atchieved by the worthy Prince Hernando Cortes, Marques of the Valley of Huaxacac, most delectable to Reade : Translated out of the Spanishe tongue by TN [Thomas Nicholas], Anno 1578:
Page 416 - Chirurgery : which being well applyed, bring | such present remedie for all diseases, as may | seeme altogether incredible : notwith- standing by practice found out | to be true. Also the portrature of the said Hearbs, verie aptly described : Englished by John Frampton Marchant. | Newly corrected as by conference with | the olde copies may appeare.
Page 152 - Since the time of PLATO there had been no composition given to the world which, for imagination, for philosophical discrimination, for a familiarity with the principles of government, for a knowledge of the springs of human action, for a keen observation of men and manners, and for felicity of expression, could be compared to the Utopia.

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