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  • And thanne the prelate zevethe him sum maner frute, to the nombre of 9, in a platere of sylver, with peres or apples or other manere frute.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • For alle the degrez to gon up into halles and chambres, ben on of gold, another of sylver.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And also the pavmentes of halles and chambres ben alle square, on of gold and another of sylver: and alle the walles with inne ben covered with gold and sylver, in fyn plates: and in tho plates ben stories and batayles of knyghtes enleved.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And thei gon often tyme in sowd, to help of other kynges in here werres, for gold and sylver, as othere sowdyoures don: and thei meyntenen hem self right vygouresly.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And the halles and the chambres of the palays ben alle covered with inne with gold and sylver: so that no man wolde trowe the richesse of that palays, but he had seen it.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Besyde that yle, toward the est, ben 2 other yles: and men clepen that on Orille, and that other Argyte; of the whiche alle the lond is myne of gold and sylver.

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  • And before the mynstre of this ydole, is a vyvere, in rmaner of a gret lake, fulle of watre: and there in pilgrymes casten gold and sylver, perles and precyous stones, with outen nombre, in stede of offrynges.

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  • And also everyche of hem berethe an ox of gold or of sylver in his forhed, in tokene that thei loven wel here god.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And thanne alle the cytees and gode townes senden hym ryche presentes; so that at that iourneye, he schalle have more than 60 chariottes charged with gold and sylver, with outen jewelles of gold and precyouse stones, that lordes zeven hym, that ben withouten estymacioun: and with outen hors and clothes of gold and of Camakaas and Tartarynes, that ben with outen nombre.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Vesselle of sylver is there non: for thei telle no prys there of, to make no vesselle offe: but thei maken ther of grecynges and pileres and pawmentes, to halles and chambres.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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