Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society, 76호

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The Society, 1887
 

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a two volume travelogue written in c1750. Interesting, but not to be read in its full mind-numbing details. 전체 리뷰 읽기

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74 페이지 - As thou dost, Antony; he hears no music; Seldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sort As if he mock'd himself and scorn'd his spirit That could be moved to smile at any thing. Such men as he be never at heart's ease Whiles they behold a greater than themselves, And therefore are they very dangerous.
148 페이지 - Then said the king : I and the rest of these nobles about me will sing a psalme to God for your prosperitie; and so they did, very solemnly. And after it was ended, the king said : I would heare you sing another psalme, although in your owne language. So, there being in the company some twelve of us, we sung another psalme. And after the psalme ended, the generall tooke his leave of the king.
74 페이지 - He reads much ; He is a great observer and he looks Quite through the deeds of men ; he loves no plays, As thou dost, Antony ; he hears no music ; Seldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sort As if he mocked himself and scorned his spirit That could be moved to smile at any thing.
239 페이지 - As payments in this kind of specie are attended with some intricacy, the negroes, though so simple as to sell one another for shells, have contrived a kind of copper vessel, holding exactly a hundred and eight pounds, which is a great despatch to business. However, the Maldives must not be thought the only place which affords these shells ; they are also found in the Philippine islands, but they don't come up to the Maldivian, either in colour or clearness.
331 페이지 - The Portingales and those of Bengala affirme, that by the River Ganges in the Kingdome of Bengala, are many of these Rhinoceros, which when they will drinke, the other beasts stand and waite upon them, till the Rhinoceros hath drunke, and thrust their...
xlvi 페이지 - had, from his first arrival with the steamers at Mooltan, shown the usual willingness of his profession to co-operate with his brother officers on shore. " On the night in question he had once already conducted some reinforcements to Colonel Pattoun's assistance ; but the fighting at the outposts still raged with unabated fury.
203 페이지 - When a debtor is unable to pay what he owes, and has no relation or friends capable of doing it for him ; or when the children of a deceased person do not find property enough to discharge the debts of their parent, they are forced to the state which is called...
184 페이지 - Christopher on the Nubian coast, and had from him his own copy of the letters, tells me that this is so. " It consists of twenty-five letters", says Mr. Bell, "not counting duplicates, capable of some hundreds of vowel-mutations." " One peculiarity", says Christopher, "in the alphabet is, that some of the consonants change their form according to the various vowel-sounds with which they are united, the construction of the letter being altogether different.
11 페이지 - The ships began to split in those parts which were not under water ; the pitch and tar likewise melted ; and it was as impossible to remain below as in an oven. Nothing is so inconstant as the weather, but there it is inconstancy itself ; in a moment it becomes calm as by a miracle ; in half an hour there is on all sides thunder and lightning, the most terrible that can be imagined : this is chiefly when the sun is near the equinox. Suddenly the calm returns, then the storm begins again, and so on....
384 페이지 - Brahmins within fifty paces, unless they have been called by them, and they always go by private ways through the marshes. And when they pass through the said places, they always go crying out with a loud voice, and this they do in order that they may not meet the Naeri or the Brahmins; for...

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