“The galliot is the feet and hands of these islands, and that which serves as a caracoa; for, glory be to God, the Meldicas [_sic; sc. _ mestizos] and native Christians are wanting to me.”
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 19 of 55 1620-1621 Explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous books and manuscripts, showing the political, economic, commercial and religious conditions of those islands from their earliest relations with European nations to the close of the nineteenth century.
“On the morning of the 10th, a Russian galliot, from Okotzk, was towed into the harbour.”
“From the galliot, our navigators got a small quantity of pitch, tar, cordage, and twine, and a hundred and forty skins of flour, containing 13,782 lbs. English.”
“Moreover we were afraid of meeting on that course one of the galliots that usually come with goods from Tetuan; although each of us for himself and all of us together felt confident that, if we were to meet a merchant galliot, so that it were not a cruiser, not only should we not be lost, but that we should take a vessel in which we could more safely accomplish our voyage.”
“Besides, such is the breadth of the upper part of the front of his head, and such the tapering cut-water formation of the lower part, that by obliquely elevating his head, he thereby may be said to transform himself from a bluff-bowed sluggish galliot into a sharppointed New”
“Rumors were circulating that a small galliot had arrived from down-gulf, bringing news of the blockading fleets.”
“By the time anyone else came in, Marco was at his desk, copying the inventories from the galliot Albiona into the appropriate books.”
“She had it easier than the galliot captain, however.”
“They supposed he was bringing cargo in his galliot from Wilhelmshaven, all the company's plant and stores coming from that port.”
“So did the galliot we had seen last night, but we again missed identifying her, as she weighed anchor before we came up to her berth.”
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If I had a boat
I'd go out on the ocean
And if I had a pony
I'd ride him on my boat
And we could all together
Go out on the ocean
Me upon my pony on my boat.
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