A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World: Many of which are Now First Translated Into English ; Digested on a New Plan, Volum 8

Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1811

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Pāgina 566 - This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart: who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
Pāgina 49 - Let this be received as a rule that if you will profit, seek it at sea, and in quiet trade ; for without controversy it is an error to affect garrisons and land wars in India.
Pāgina 235 - ... 50, or $1,567 50. Thus, under the paper currency, he would have to pay $477 50 higher for the same goods than he now pays. This difference, of course, must come out of the consumer. Hence the people, the dear people, and they alone, would be compelled to pay through the nose the...
Pāgina 372 - Majesty's head, and had certainly despatched him if a large brass lamp which was burning over his head had not marred the blow ; but, before he could make another, he was killed by the guards ; and, I believe, the same Samorin reigns yet. I chanced to come that time along the coast and heard the guns for two or three days and nights successively.
Pāgina 345 - He told Mr. Vaux roundly that he expected his orders were to be his rules, and not the laws of England, which were a heap of nonsense, compiled by a few ignorant country gentlemen, who hardly knew how to make laws for the good government of their own private families, much less for the regulating of Companies and foreign commerce.
Pāgina 372 - ... and his body was, a little while after, burned with great pomp and ceremony, and the grandees elected a new Samorin. Whether that custom was a religious or a civil ceremony, I know not, but it is now laid aside. And a new custom is followed by the modern...
Pāgina 409 - ... to gardens, or by water in their budgeroes, which is a convenient boat that goes swiftly with the force of oars. On the river sometimes there is the diversion of fishing or fowling, or both; and before night they make friendly visits to one another when pride or contention do not spoil society, which too often they do among the ladies, as discord and faction do among the men.
Pāgina 280 - And joining hands before him the marriage is valid, for better or for worse, till the expiration of the term agreed upon. And if they have a mind to part or renew the contract, they are at liberty to choose for themselves what they judge most proper; but if either...
Pāgina 372 - Nambourie or chief priest has enjoyed her, and, if he pleases, may have three nights of her company, because the first fruits of her nuptials must be an holy oblation to the god she worships : and some of the nobles are so complaisant as to allow the clergy the same tribute ; but the common people cannot have that compliment paid to them, but are forced to supply the priests...
Pāgina 314 - Soray, and giving notice of his arrival, another takes it, and runs to the next, and fo on, night and day, at five or fix miles in an hour, till it is carried where directed to, fo that in 'eight days, advices are brought from the fartheft parts of that large empire, to court.

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