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Page 410 - and stuffs mixed with silk or herba, of the manufacture of Persia, China, or the East Indies, and all calicoes, painted, dyed, printed, or stained there, which are or shall be imported into this kingdom, shall not be worn or otherwise used in Great Britain ; and all goods imported after that day shall be warehoused and exported again.
Page 272 - Elizabeth, by the Grace of God Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defendresse of the Christian faith and religion, to the great and
Page 407 - let this be received as a rule; if you will profit seek it at sea and in quiet trade ; for without controversy it is an error to affect garrisons and land wars in India
Page 424 - wrack ? Then let the greedy merchant fear For his ill-gotten gain, And pray to gods that will not hear, While the debating winds and billows bear His wealth unto the main.
Page 217 - be encountered in this conquest until life is ended. Let those who have the courage to meet and overcome the dangers of this heroic achievement cross the line in token of their resolution and as a testimony that they will be my faithful companions ; and let those who feel unworthy of such daring return to Panama.
Page 227 - whatsoever prince shall possess it, that prince shall be lord of more gold and of a more beautiful empire and of more cities and people than either the King of Spain or the Great Turk
Page 407 - The increase of our revenue is the subject of our care as much as our trade ; 'tis that must maintain our force when twenty accidents may interrupt our trade ; 'tis that must make us a nation in India; without that we are but a great number of interlopers united by His Majesty's Royal Charter, fit only to trade where nobody of power thinks it their interest to prevent
Page 198 - At his meals in the cold weather a number of torches of the bark of a wood which makes no smoke and has an aromatic smell were lighted, and that they should not throw too much heat, screens ornamented with gold and painted with figures of idols were placed before them. The table was covered with white