History of the Indian Archipelago: Containing an Account of the Manners, Arts, Languages, Religions, Institutions, and Commerce of Its Inhabitants, 第 3 卷

A. Constable and Company, 1820

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第 63 頁 - Though the whole annual produce of the land and labour of every country is...
第 302 頁 - Christianity in his dominions, it is true, indeed, that we stood our ground so far as to maintain ourselves in the country, and to be permitted to carry on our trade, although the court had then some thoughts of a total exclusion of all foreigners whatsoever.
第 205 頁 - In what way, therefore, has the policy of Europe contributed either to the first establishment, or to the present grandeur of the colonies of America?
第 236 頁 - Governour, without speaking one word, leapt out of one of the Windows, to get as soon as he could to the Fort. His Officers followed, and all the Servants that attended were soon in Motion. Every one of them took the nearest way, some out of the Windows, others out of the Doors, leaving the 3 Guests by themselves, who soon followed with all the haste they could make, without knowing the meaning of this sudden Consternation of the Governour and his People.
第 307 頁 - Desima, and chose to suffer many hardships in a foreign and heathen country, to be remiss in performing divine Service on Sundays and solemn festivals, to leave off praying and singing of psalms...
第 263 頁 - ... facilitate the way to it. With the poor, scattered and semi- barbarous nations of the Archipelago, naturally too unobservant of the principles of international law, it cannot be expected that the distant and unexperienced trader of Europe should be able to conduct, directly, a commerce either very extensive, secure or agreeable. It will be necessary, both to his convenience and security, as well as to those of the native trader, that the intercourse between them should be conducted by an intermediate...
第 433 頁 - ... by a perpendicular descent of many hundred feet, by ladders of bamboo and rattan, over a sea rolling violently against the rocks. When the mouth of the cave is attained, the perilous...
第 205 頁 - It bred and formed the men who were capable of achieving such great actions, and of laying the foundation of so great an empire ; and there is no other quarter of the world; of which the policy is capable of forming, or has ever actually, and in fact, formed such men. The colonies owe to the policy of Europe the education and great views of their active and enterprizing founders; and some of the greatest and most important of them, so far as concerns their internal government, owe to it scarce anything...
第 432 頁 - ... unmolested for a year or two. Some of the caverns are extremely difficult of access, and the nests can only be collected by persons accustomed from their youth to the office.
第 235 頁 - About four or five a-Clock the Boat returned with a good Dish of Fish. These were immediately drest for Supper, and the Boat was sent out again to get more for Mr. Richards and his Lady to carry aboard with them. In the mean time the Food was brought into the Dining-Room, and placed on the Table. The Dishes and Plates were of Silver, and there was a Silver Punch-Bowl full of Liquor.