The principal navigations, voyages, traffiques & discoveries of the English nation: made by sea or over-land to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 yeeres, Volume 10

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J. MacLehose and sons, 1904 - Voyages and travels

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Page 329 - But Moses' hands were heavy ; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon ; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side ; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.
Page xiv - A Summarie and True Discourse of Sir Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage.
Page 387 - ... our stomachs began to gnaw apace; but whether it was best to return or go on, we began to doubt, suspecting treason in the pilot more and more; but the poor old Indian ever assured us that it was but a little...
Page 400 - Amariocapana. He answered with a great sigh (as a man which had inward feeling of the loss of his country and liberty, especially for that his eldest son was slain in a...
Page xvi - He was a handsome, personable man, tall of stature, red-hair'd and of admirable comport, and above all, noted for riding the great horse, for tilting, and for his being the first of all that taught a dog to sit in order to catch partridges.
Page 385 - On the banks of these rivers were divers sorts of fruits good to eat, flowers and trees of such variety as were sufficient to make ten volumes of Herbals ; we relieved ourselves many times with the fruits of the country, and sometimes with fowl and fish. We saw birds of all colours, some carnation, some crimson, orange-tawny, purple, watchet...
Page 383 - ... for their living, in all my life, either in the Indies or in Europe, did I never behold a more goodly or better favoured people, or a more manly.
Page 30 - Spaniards is marveilous : for they chuse for their refuge the mountaines and woodes where the Spaniards with their horses cannot follow them, and if they fortune to be met in the plaine where one horseman may overrunne 100.
Page xii - Captain's return brought unto his [friends ?] did so speedily pass over all the church, and surpass their minds with desire and delight to see him that very few or none remained with the preacher, all hastening to see the evidence of God's love and blessing towards our Gracious Queen and country, by the fruit of our Captain's labour and success.
Page 368 - ... builded for the purpose, and so came with the current downe the river of Meta, and so into Baraquan. After he entred that great & mighty river, he began dayly to lose of his companies both men and horse ; for it is in many places violently swift, and hath forcible eddies, many sands, and divers Islands sharpe pointed with rocks : but after one whole yeere, journeying for the most part by river, and the rest by land, he grew dayly to fewer numbers ; for both by sicknesse, and by encountring with...

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