The Discovery of the Large, Rich, and Beautiful Empire of Guiana: With a Relation of the Great and Golden City of Manoa... Etc. Performed in the Year 1595, by Sir W. Ralegh, Knt... Reprinted from the Edition of 1596, with Some Unpublished Documents Relative to that Country. Ed., with Copious Explanatory Notes and a Biographical Memoir, by Sir Robert H. Schomburgk
Hakluyt Society, 1848 - 240 страници
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Страница xxxiv - A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia : of the commodities there found and to be raysed, as well marchantable, as others...
Страница 219 - EVEN such is time, that takes in trust Our youth, our joys, our all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days ; But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust.
Страница xliv - Thou art a young woman, and forbear not to marry again ; it is now nothing to me ; thou art no more mine, nor I thine. To witness that thou didst love me once, take care that thou marry not to please sense, but to avoid poverty, and to preserve thy child. That thou didst also love me living, witness it to others; to my poor daughter, to whom I have given nothing ; for his sake, who will be cruel to himself to preserve thee.
Страница 69 - ... as no man can endure to cure or to attend them : and it is more strange to know, that in all this time there was never Spaniard, either by gift or torment, that could...
Страница xli - I mean not to come away, as they say I will, for fear of a marriage, and I know not what. If any such thing were, I would have imparted it unto yourself before any man living ; and therefore I pray believe it not, and I beseech you to suppress what you can any such malicious report. For I protest before God, there is none on the face of the earth that I would be fastened unto.
Страница 87 - Guiana already, and the other sought to regain the same from them both; and therefore I desired him to instruct me what he could, both of the passage into the golden parts of Guiana, and to the civil towns and apparelled people of Inga.
Страница 82 - Whether it be true or no, the matter is not great, neither can there be any profit in the imagination. For mine own part I saw them not, but I am resolved that so many people did not all combine, or forethink to make the report.
Страница 13 - The empire of Guiana is directly east from Peru towards the sea, and lieth under the equinoctial line, and it hath more abundance of gold than any part of Peru, and as many, or more great cities than ever Peru had when it flourished most.
Страница 81 - I am resolved it is true, because every childe in the provinces of Arromaia and Canuri affirme the same : they are called Ewaipanoma : they are reported to have their eyes in their shoulders, and their mouthes in the middle of their breasts...
Страница 1 - THE DISCOVERY' OF GUIANA ON Thursday, the sixth of February, in the year 1595, we departed England, and the Sunday following had sight of the north cape of Spain, the wind for the most part continuing prosperous; we passed in sight of the Burlings, and the Rock, and so onwards for the Canaries, and fell with Fuerteventura the 17.