The Trve Travels, Adventvres and Observations of Captaine Iohn Smith, in Europe, Asia, Africke, and America: Beginning about the Yeere 1593, and Continued to this Present 1629, Band 1
Republished at the Franklin Press, 1819
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Seite 156 - Moone, and Starres, and how the Sunne did chase the night round about the world continually; the greatnesse of the Land and Sea, the diversitie of Nations, varietie of complexions, and how we were to them Antipodes, and many other such like matters, they all stood as amazed with admiration.
Seite 210 - Pocahontas, his dearest iewell and daughter, in that darke night came through the irksome woods, and told our Captaine great cheare should be sent vs by and by ; but Powhatan and all the...
Seite 157 - Notwithstanding within an houre after they tyed him to a tree, and as many as could stand about him prepared to shoot him, but the King holding up the Compass in his hand, they all laid downe their Bowes and Arrowes, and in a triumphant manner led him to Orapaks, where he was after their manner kindly feasted and well used.
Seite 199 - And for him at that time to find in the South Sea, a Mine of gold ; or any of them sent by Sir Walter Raleigh : at our Consultation I told them was as likely as the rest. But during this great discovery...
Seite 160 - At his entrance before the king, all the people gave a great shout. The queen of Appamatuck was appointed to bring him water to wash his hands, and another brought him a bunch of feathers, instead of a towel to dry them.
Seite 160 - ... of men, and behind them as many women, with all their heads and shoulders painted red; many of their heads bedecked with the white downe of Birds; but every one with something: and a great chayne of white beads about their necks.
Seite 157 - ... and Swords borne before him. Captaine Smith was led after him by three great Salvages, holding him fast by each arme : and on each side six went in fyle with their Arrowes nocked.
Seite 159 - ... and a rattle in his hand. With most strange gestures and passions he began his invocation, and environed the fire with a circle of meale; which done, three more such like devils...