Cabot's Discovery of North America

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J. Macqueen, 1897 - 343 páginas

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Página 32 - Deep-meadow'd, happy, fair with orchard lawns And bowery hollows crown'd with summer sea, Where I will heal me of my grievous wound.
Página 25 - They are Idolaters, and are dependent on nobody. And I can tell you the quantity of gold they have is • '. '• ' • '. . endless; for they find It in their own Islands, /and the King does not allow it to be exported.
Página 129 - Richard by the grace of God king of England and of France, and lord of Ireland...
Página 255 - Islands adjacent unto the same, made first of all by our Englishmen, and afterwards by the Frenchmen and Britons: And certaine notes of advertisements for observations, necessarie for such as shall hereafter make the like attempt, With two mappes annexed hereunto, for the plainer understanding of the whole matter.
Página 331 - They despised everything but virtue, not caring for their present state of life, and thinking lightly on the possession of gold, and other property, which seemed only a burden to them; neither were they intoxicated by luxury, nor did wealth deprive them of their selfcontrol; but they were sober, and saw clearly that all these goods are increased by virtuous friendship with one another...
Página 317 - Heracles; the island was larger than Libya and Asia put together, and was the way to other islands, and from these you might pass to the whole of the opposite continent which surrounded the true ocean...
Página 323 - ... the pleasant kinds of dessert which console us after dinner, when we are full and tired of eating — all these that sacred island lying beneath the sun brought forth fair and wondrous in infinite abundance.
Página 69 - ... or elsewhere, as should be exhibited to these presents. It shall therefore be lawful for no man to infringe or rashly to contrary this letter of our commendation, exhortation, request, donation, grant, assignation, constitution, deputation, decree, commandment, inhibition, and determination. And if any shall presume to attempt the same, he ought to know that he shall thereby incur the indignation of Almighty God and his Holy Apostles Peter and Paul.
Página 56 - At last — (it was the Christmas night, Stars shone after a day of storm) — He sees float past an iceberg white, And on it — Christ! — a living form! That furtive mien, that scowling eye, Of hair that red and tufted fell It is — Oh, where shall Brandan fly? — The traitor Judas, out of hell!
Página 317 - Now in this island of Atlantis there was a great and wonderful empire which had rule over the whole island and several others, and over parts of the continent...

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