The History of the Revolutions in the Empire of Morocco, Upon the Death of the Late Emperor Muley Ishmael

The History of the Revolutions in the Empire of Morocco, Upon the Death of the Late Emperor Muley Ishmael

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1729 edition. Excerpt: ... would give them would be, that as they were taken in jvluley IsmaePs Reign, this present Government would not charge themselves with it; and indeed no better Answer was ever got or expected. Mr. Carr dined and lupped with us, and staid pretty late z he informed us of all such Questions we asked him concerning the Country and People. He is a very handsome Man, very ingenious, and much of a Gentleman in his Behaviour: He told us he was Brother to Commodore Carr, formerly an Officer of Di stinction stinction in our Navy; he was taken very young, besore he was well acquainted with his Reli ion or Country; that to a young Man t e Temptation was very great. He was offered fine Women, and all the Riches and Grandure of this Country, which if he had not accepted of, he foresaw nothing but Slavery, Misery, and extreme Want; for in the Time he was taken we had not used to redeem our Captives. He was a great Favourite of Muley Ismaefs, who understood his Use and Valuez' Male) Ismael used to call him Brother, and gave him his Clothes off his Back, and would hug him and caresS him very much, and offered him the greatest Governments in the Country; but Carewisely refused them, knowing-what Envy and Hazard attend reat Places among the Moorr. He ha been a Governor upon the Frontiers of Guinea, and was, at the time he was with us, Alcaide of the Guards which are allowed the Jewr; a Place of very good Prosit and little Envy. He is said to be very rich, has but one Wife and one Daughter, never having indulged himself with Variety of Wives, as the Moorr generally do. To us he seemed very much to lament his Condition, and declared himself as much a Chriq flian as ever: He railed very much at the Moon, saying they were the salsefli and most perfidious...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236879198
  • 9781236879196