A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World, Volume 12

Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme (etc.), 1812

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Pagina 461 - THIS INDENTURE made the twenty sixth day of June in the thirtieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Pagina 382 - ... to love the Christians, and particularly live in peace with me and the people under my government. That many governors had been in the river, but that no governor had come himself to live and stay here before ; and having now such an one that had treated them well, they should never do him or his any wrong.
Pagina 567 - The next day there came unto us divers boats, and in one of them the King's brother, accompanied with forty or fifty men, very handsome and goodly people, and in their behaviour as mannerly and civil as any of Europe.
Pagina 585 - ... ours, and that we being dead men were able to do them more hurt, than now we could do being alive — an opinion very confidently at this day holden by the wisest amongst them, and of their old men; as also, that they have been in the night, being...
Pagina 515 - ... wives to have a piece thereof, which by chance she threw and burned in the fire, so long that at the length being taken forth, and quenched in a little vinegar, it glistered with a bright marquesset of Golde.
Pagina 563 - Popham, and to every of them, and to the said several companies, plantations, and colonies, that they, and every of them, shall and may at all and every time and times hereafter, have, take, and lead in the said voyage, and for and towards the said several plantations and colonies, and to travel thitherward, and to abide...
Pagina 359 - If we examine into the circumstances of the inhabitants of our plantations, and our own, it will appear that not one-fourth part of their product redounds to their own profit, for, out of all that comes here, they only carry back clothing and other accommodations for their families, all of which is of the merchandise and manufacture of this kingdom.
Pagina 570 - ... espied our mistrust, she was very much moved, and caused some of her men to run out, and take away their bows and arrows and break them, and withal beat the poor fellows out of the gate again. When we departed in the evening and would not tarry all night...
Pagina 513 - ... the only thing of the world that was left yet undone whereby a notable mind might be made famous and fortunate...
Pagina 608 - The disease also was so strange, that they neither knew what it was, nor how to cure it, the like by report of the oldest men in the country never happened before, time out of mind.

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