A Collection of Voyages and Travels; Some Now First Printed from Original Manuscripts

A Collection of Voyages and Travels; Some Now First Printed from Original Manuscripts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1704 edition. Excerpt: ...China. He honour d him too much 3 44 No Nation in the World is ignorant, 44 that the Spaniards obey none but their 44 King, confessing and adoring Almighty 44 God, the Creator of Heaven and Earth, 44 Cause of all Causes, without beginning 44 middle, or end; and that they live 44 in his Holy Law, and die for the de44 fence of it, and that their dealings are 41 fair, just, and always the fame, as 44 has appeared by those they have had 44 for several Years with the Chinefes, 44 who have brought Commodities worth 4 many thousands, and have been en44 rich'dand got vast Treasures by their rj 44 returns. They have found Faith in our "ted to want of fense and understandNava-" promises, and had our love and assist-"mgi but I us'd Mercy towards them, "ance wnilst they have Profesled tncm-"because we would not draw our Swords selves Friends and you having conti-"upon an inconsiderable number, nor SVV " nued the fame correspondence, since "discredit the Valour God has enduM us 44 China was divided by the Wars, we "with, which is such, that tho your Pow44 have continued in amity, protecting tl er were double and treble what "your Vessels, supplying you bountifully "you boast of, yet we think it but little - with Commodities and Provisions you "enough to exercise our Courage upon. 44 wanted, without any let, wishing you "Therefore we answer, that it is not in H well, and to know whether you want-"your power to make Kingdoms larger "ed any help or comfort in the Variety "or smaller, because your Life and 44 of Fortune that has attended you i re-"Duration is but short and insignificant 44 fusing on the Tartars account to expel 1 for you were born as it were yesterday, 44 the...show more

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  • Paperback | 684 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,202g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560515
  • 9781236560513