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Hakluytus Posthumus Volume 6; Or Purchas His Pilgrimes Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others (Paperback) Loot Price: R542
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Hakluytus Posthumus Volume 6; Or Purchas His Pilgrimes Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by...
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Hakluytus Posthumus Volume 6; Or Purchas His Pilgrimes Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others (Paperback)

Samuel Purchas

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...their armes Racing. and their breasts with divers kinds of cuts, every morning putting divers colours upon them, whereby they shew like blacke silke doublets cut and pinckt, or like a womans Sattin stomacher, they weare eare rings of Copper or Tin, 1600. and Copper bracelets about their armes, and some of Ivorie, and upon their legs also they weare many red and Rings, yellow Copper Rings. But a yong maid that is unmarried, weareth many Iron Rings about her armes, sometimes thirty or forty upon one arme: a Whore (by them called Etigafou) oftentimes weare Copper Rings upon her legs, with Bels hanging at them, which she goes ringing through the streets. They are well proportioned and membred, much surpassing our women, in strength and agility of body, both when they are delivered of their children, and otherwise, as I have said before. They are very wise and diligent in house keeping, good House-wives and Cookes, but not very skilfull to make cleane & scoure their Copper Kettles & Dishes, to make them shine. They keepe no more Houshold-stuffe then they have need of, you find the women more at home in their houses, then the men commonly are; for they use not to goe abroad to prate with their neighbours, they are not over fruitfull: for commonly it is two or three yeers before they are with child, which I thinke proceeds from their hot natures, and the aire of the Countrey, and secondly, because their husbands have so many wives, two, three, foure, five, and sixe, and some more, each one as he hath power and abilitie to keepe them; and with them, he lieth according to their manner, every one her turne, and useth not one onely, but hath so much to doe with them all, that it is long before some of them are gotten with child. Their men are diligenter therei...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Samuel Purchas
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 194
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-19092-5
Barcode: 9781236190925
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-19092-0

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