The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation: Made by Sea Or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at Any Time Within the Compasse of These 1600 Yeeres, Issue 10
James MacLehose and Sons, 1904
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... to have the same treasure : for the Samboses have not the like store of golde , that the Sapies have . In this Island of Sambula we found The Canoas about 50 boates called Almadyes , or Canoas , which are of Africa . made of one ...
The 27. the Captaine was advertised by the Portugals of a towne of the Negros called Bymba , being in the way as they returned , where was not onely great quantitie of of Bimba . golde , but also that there were not above fortie men ...
... and divers of our men scattering themselves , contrary to the Captaines will , by one or two in a company , for the hope that they had to finde golde in their houses , ransacking the same , in the meane time the Negros came [ III .
... in the Jesus pinnesse to discerne the coast , and saw many Caribes on shore , and some also in their Canoas , which made tokens unto him of friendship , and shewed him golde , meaning thereby that they would trafficke for wares .
And this is their practise to toll with their golde the ignorant to their snares : they are bloodsuckers both of Spaniards , Indians , and all that light in their laps , not sparing their owne countreymen if they can conveniently come ...
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Incredibly dry..... I'm surprised that this is not only on the list of the 100 greatest adventure books of all time but also that it is ranked higher than Arlene Blum's "Anapurna" and William Bligh's ... Read full review