The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, vol. 11

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Author: Richard Hakluyt
Published: 1473
Language: English
Wordcount: 165,060 / 465 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 36.9
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 660
Added to site: 2004.07.05
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Genres: Nautical, Travel

English, Latin, Spanish, and Italian

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there is a roade, being made very fensible with strong wals, whereinto the Turkes doe customably bring their gallies on shoare euery yeere, in the winter season, and there doe trimme them, and lay them vp against the spring time. In which road there is a prison, wherein the captiues and such prisoners as serue in the gallies, are put for all that time, vntill the seas be calme and passable for the gallies, euery prisoner being most grieuously laden with irons on their legges, to their great paine, and sore disabling of them to any labour taking. [Sidenote: The Englishmen carried prisoners vnto an Hauen nere Alexandria.] Into which prison were these Christians put, and fast warded all the Winter season. But ere it was long, the Master and the Owner, by meanes of friends, were redeemed: the rest abiding still by the miserie, while that they were all (through reason of their ill vsage and worse fare, miserably starued) sauing one Iohn Fox, who (as some men can abide harder and more miserie, then other some can,

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