Cabot's Discovery of North America
J. Macqueen, 1897 - 343 pagina's
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Pagina 26 - 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.
Pagina 17 - 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.
Pagina 111 - Richard by the grace of God king of England and of France, and lord of Ireland...
Pagina 300 - 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...
Pagina 289 - 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...
Pagina 290 - ... of Atlantis, which, as I was saying, once had an extent greater than that of Libya and Asia; and when afterwards sunk by an earthquake, became an impassable barrier of mud to voyagers sailing from hence to the ocean. The progress of the history will unfold the various tribes of barbarians and Hellenes which then existed, as they successively appear on the scene; but I must begin by describing first of all the Athenians, as they were in that day, and their enemies who fought with them; and I shall...
Pagina 61 - ... 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.
Pagina 48 - 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!
Pagina 289 - 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...
Pagina 176 - Henry the 7. who then raigned, insomuch that all men with great admiration affirmed it to be a thing more divine than humane, to saile by the West into the East where spices growe, by a way that was never knowen before, by this fame and report there increased in my heart a great flame of desire to attempt some notable thing.