The Voyage of François Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the Moluccas and Brazil, Issue 77, Volume 2, Part 1

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Page 66 - By'r Lady, your ladyship is nearer heaven than when I saw you last by the altitude of a chopine
Page 68 - There are many of these chapineys of a great height, even half a yard high ; and by how much the nobler a woman is, by so much the higher are her
Page 88 - suits to serve ten or twelve of them. For all that, when you see them walk through the town, you would say they were lords with an income of 10,000 livres, such is their bravery, with their slaves behind them, and a man carrying over them a big sombrero or parasol.
Page viii - one of the principal dowries of this Kingdom of Great Britain), is great; both because most of the Kingdoms of Europe
Page 202 - I could never make an end of telling such a variety of manufactures, as well in gold, silver, iron, steel, copper, and other metals, as in precious stones, choice woods, and other valued and rare materials. For they are all cunning folk, and owe nothing to the people of the West, themselves endued with a keener intelligence than is usual with us,
Page 145 - an I were at the strappado or all the racks in the world, I would not tell
Page 123 - Close sailing from Bengala, or the isles Of Ternate and Tidore, whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs,
Page 135 - They dispute by turns furiously and argumentatively as to the merits and defects of the animal, but as soon as it comes to a question of price the tongue is laid aside as a medium, and the conversation proceeds altogether
Page 201 - consist chiefly of silk and cotton stuffs, wherewith everyone from the Cape of Good Hope to China, man and woman, is clothed from head to foot.
Page li - all of them either Portuguese soldiers or men of other Christian races of Europe, of every profession and quality, who are all received; for the Indians are not taken in there, having a hospital apart, endowed by the townspeople, wherein are received only Christian Indians. There is still another hospital for the women of

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