Bibliographical essay on the collection of voyages and travels, edited and published by Levinus Hulsius ... 1598 to 1660

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Seite 38 - The Discoverie of the large, rich, and bevvtifvl empyre of Gviana, with a relation of the great and Golden Citie of Manoa (which the Spanyards call El Dorado) And of the Prouinces of Emeria, Arromaia, Amapaia, and other Countries, with their riuers, adioyning.
Seite 66 - ... at the end of the 16th and beginning of the 17th centuries, just as it was about to be replaced in Poland by the blast furnace, are valuable.
Seite 70 - Rolfe, a young man of rank and estimation among the settlers, that he offered her his hand, and, with her approbation and the warm encouragement of the governor, solicited the consent of Powhatan to their marriage: this the old prince readily granted, and sent some of his relations to attend the ceremonial, which was performed with extraordinary pomp, and laid the foundation of a firm and sincere friendship between his tribe and the English.
Seite 76 - A True and almost Incredible report of an Englishman, that (being cast away in the good Ship called the...
Seite 80 - ... from one port to another, it is necessary to inquire what the usual route is. In some cases there may be more than one usual route. It would be difficult to say that a ship sailing from New Zealand to this country had deviated from her course whether she sailed by the Suez Canal, the Panama Canal, round the Cape of Good Hope, or through the Straits of Magellan. Each would, I think, be a usual route.
Seite 26 - Armes and so plungeth up and downe with them, and when shee will revenge her-selfe upon the Boates, or make resistance against them, then she casts her young ones from her againe, and with all her force goeth towards the Boate (whereby our men were once in no small danger, for that the Sea-horse had almost stricken her teeth into the sterne of their Boate) thinking to over-throw it, but by meanes of the...
Seite 28 - Weiringen, and every year are there taken in abundance; but till this time it was never known where they hatched their eggs, so that some men have taken upon them to write that they sit upon trees in Scotland, that hang over the water, and such eggs as fall from them down into the water become young geese, and swim there out of the water; but those that fall upon the land burst in sunder, and are lost...
Seite 76 - Ascension in Cambaya (the farthest Part of the East Indies), travelled by Land through many unknowne Kingdomes and great Cities, with a...
Seite 30 - They calmly prepared to meet the difficulties of their situation ; and the journal of their sufferings is rendered doubly interesting by their patience and resignation. It is difficult to conceive, and impossible to describe in adequate language, the feelings of men thus doomed to an abode of darkness, desolation, and intense cold, where bears and foxes are the only inhabitants of the forlorn scene. On the 4th of November the last rays of the sun forsook them, and the cold increased until it became...
Seite 39 - On his return, he published an account of the country, full of the grossest and most palpable lies that were ever attempted to be imposed on the credulity of mankind...

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