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“This fpeciea of authority is tyranny, that is, the greateft enemy of monarchy.”
“If aggravating circumftances occur, the king gives diredions for a more fevere puniffiment; the cri - minal is then bound to a tree, and he is pricked full of ikin-deep wounds with krifles, and rubbed with fugar or molafles; the whole body is foon entirely covered with ants, and the poor wretch is not relieved by death before he has fuffered the greateft torments.”
“In domg any bufinefe with them, the greateft care muft be taken to avoid being cheated.”
“But very little of it comes to Europe t in 1778, feven hundred thoufand pounds were fold in Holland at/42 per hundred pounds; the greateft part goes to the China market, where it is pre - ferred to European tin, and the profit upon it is fuppofed by a late intelligent traveller.”
“Bantam is a commandery from which the Company draw the greateft quantity of pepper.”
“The greateft depth of water occurs in the fouthem part, and this confequently is the bqft place of anchorage.”
“Here I found the greateft number of pigeons that ever I faw either in the Eaft or Weft Indies, and fmall cockles in the fea round the ifland, in fuch quantities that we might have laden the boat in an hour's time.”
“On Monday the 9th, in the morning, a great number of the nativies were feen near the place where the gentlemen in the yawl had landed the preceding evening, and the greateft part of them appeared to be unarmed.”
“Upon this officer follows the chief or refident of Hila, who has the greateft part of the north coaft of Hitoe, and Little Ceram Hoewamoehil, under his management; next to Saparoua, his diftrid is the moft famous for the colleftion of cloves: he has a good income, and the rank of merchant.”
“He alfo fpread at his feet five or fix other cloaks, all exceedingly beautiful, and of the greateft value.”
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