English seamen under the Tudors, Volumen1

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Página 225 - And show'd thee all the qualities o' th' isle, The fresh springs, brine-pits, barren place and fertile. Cursed be I that did so ! All the charms Of Sycorax, toads, beetles, bats, light on you ! For I am all the subjects that you have, Which first was mine own king ; and here you sty me In this hard rock, whiles you do keep from me The rest o' th
Página 206 - We were entertained with all love and kindness, and with as much bounty (after their manner) as they could possibly devise. We found the people most gentle, loving, and faithful, void of all guile and treason, and such as live after the manner of the golden age.
Página 229 - We ourselves during the time we were there used to suck it after their manner, as also since our returne, and have found many rare and wonderful experiments of the vertues thereof; of which the relation would require a volume by itselfe ; the use of it by so manie of late, men and women, of great calling as else, and some learned phisitions also, is sufficient witnes.
Página 51 - France : for this ship was of so great stature, and took so much timber, that except Falkland, she wasted all the woods in Fife, which were oak wood, with all timber that was gotten out of Norway...
Página 229 - The leaves thereof being dried and brought into powder: they use to take the fume or smoke thereof, by sucking it through pipes made of clay, into their stomach and head: from whence it purgeth superfluous flame and other gross humors, and openeth all the pores and passages of the body...
Página 35 - Vast honour is paid him ; he dresses in silk, and these English run after him like mad people, so that he can enlist as many of them as he pleases and a number of our own rogues besides.
Página 205 - Occam ; and the evening following we came to an island which they call Roanoak, distant from the harbour by which we entered seven leagues ; and at the north end thereof was a village of nine houses built of cedar and fortified round about with sharp trees to keep out their enemies, and the entrance into it made like a turnpike very artificially...
Página 13 - From Burdeux-ward, whil that the chapman sleep. Of nyce conscience took he no keep. If that he foughte, and hadde the heigher hand, By water he sente hem hoom to every land.
Página 132 - And because they would not come within his danger for fear, he flung one bell unto them, which of purpose he threw short, that it might fall into the sea and be lost. And to make them more greedy of the matter he rang a louder bell, so that in the end one of them came near the ship side to receive the bell.
Página 241 - ... dark, that we overshot the place a quarter of a mile: there we espied towards the north end of the island the light of a great fire...

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