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  • Wee accuse her of all the euilles wee abide in ending our life, and consider not howe manie more greeuous woundes or sickenesses wee haue endured without death: or howe many more vehement paines wee haue suffered in this life, in the which wee called euen her to our succour.

    A Discourse of Life and Death, by Mornay; and Antonius by Garnier

  • Thou art euen the man now, dog « Motivated Grammar

    Thou art euen the man now, dog « Motivated Grammar

  • O my gentil rederes, it hath been a thinge of muche difficultee and laboure for to type euen the smallest entrie in myn blogge.

    review o’ the day: Geoffrey Chaucer on video games « raincoaster

  • Neither did he regard to write them in difficult Latine or in an eloquent stile, but euen as Odoricus himselfe rehearsed them, to the end that men might the more easily vnderstand the things reported.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Of the dung they put into both their eyes, then they anoint the bals of the cheeks therewith, and thirdly their breast: and then they say that they are sanctified for all that day; And as the, people doe, euen so doe their King and Queene.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • In the foresayd city their Abassi, that is to say, their Pope is resident, being the head and prince of all idolaters (vpon whom he bestoweth and distributeth gifts after his maner) euen as our pope of Rome accounts himselfe to be the head of all Christians.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • From this lake the water runneth euen vnto the sea, and at a low ebbe the inhabitants dig rubies, diamonds, pearls, and other pretious stones out of the shore: wherupon it is thought, that the king of this island hath greater abundance of pretious stones, then any other monarch in the whole earth besides.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • And therefore the men of that region do consecrate their daughters and their sonnes vnto their idols, euen as Christians do their children vnto some

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • And I demaunded of the inhabitants there, how, or by what meanes this strange accident could come to passe: They answered, that fishes were taught, euen by nature, to come and to do homage vnto their

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • This king hath 10004 tame Elephants, which are kept euen as we keepe droues of oxen, or flocks of sheepe in pasture.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric


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