A Geographical Account of Countries Round the Bay of Bengal, 1669 to 1679

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Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1905 - 387 頁
 

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第 83 頁 - Tygre He opprest, And crusht to death the Monster of a Beast. Thrice twenty mounted Moors he overthrew Singly on foot, some wounded, some he slew; Dispers'd the rest: what more cou'd Sampson do?" A quaint representation of these two exploits is engraven on the and the skirmish related by
第 76 頁 - River, and the liquor distilled from it. It is now known as the Dhani (Dhunnie) palm. Compare Fryer, p. 157, "At Nerule is made the best Arach or Nepa de Goa, with which the English on this Coast make that enervating Liquor called Paunch [punch, Hind.
第 228 頁 - Bengale is also the principal emporium for saltpetre. A prodigious quantity is imported from Patna. It is carried down the Ganges with great facility, and the Dutch and English send large cargoes to many parts of the Indies, and to Europe.
第 193 頁 - The Jesuits and Augustins, who have large churches and are permitted the free and unmolested exercise of their religion, assured me that Ogouli alone contains from eight to nine thousand Christians, and that in other parts of the kingdom their number exceeded five-and-twenty thousand.
第 3 頁 - six hundred Spaniards his followers. Written by a Gentleman of Elvas, employed in all the action, and translated out ot Portuguese by
第 233 頁 - ed. 1903, we find, on the other hand, sv JunkCeylon, " Mr. Skeat doubts the correctness of this (the hitherto accepted derivation). "There is at least one quite possible alternative, ie Jong salang, in which Jong means 'a junk,' and salang, when applied to vessels, 'heavily tossing.' Another meaning of salang is 'to transfix a person with a dagger,
第 298 頁 - Chopp": "On my Arrival [at Achin] I took the Chap at the great River's Mouth, according to Custom. This Chap is a Piece of Silver about 8 Ounces Weight, made in Form of a Cross, but the cross Part is very short.
第 46 頁 - 1 See Hobson-Jobson, sv Mango. Compare Bernier, p. 249, "Ambas, or Mangues, are in season during two months in summer, and are plentiful and cheap; but those grown at Dehli are indifferent. The best come from Bengale, Golkonda, and Goa, and these are indeed excellent. I do not know any sweetmeat more agreeable.
第 212 頁 - and 1 Compare Alex. Hamilton, East Indies, vol. ii. p. 21, "The English and Dutch have their respective Factories [at Kasimbazar]; and, by their Companies Orders, the Seconds of Council ought to be Chiefs of those Factories." The Chiefs at Kasimbazar during the 10 years comprised in TB's "Account" were John Marsh, Matthias Vincent, and Sir Edward Littleton.
第 233 頁 - possible alternative, ie Jong salang, in which Jong means 'a junk,' and salang, when applied to vessels, 'heavily tossing.' Another meaning of salang is 'to transfix a person with a dagger,' and is the technical term for Malay executions, in which the kris was driven down from the collarbone to the heart."" In a collection of maps reproduced in vol. 27 of Annales du

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