Sir Thomas Browne's Works, Ed. By S. Wilkin by Thomas BrowneSir Thomas Browne's Works, Ed. By S. Wilkin by Thomas Browne

Sir Thomas Browne's Works, Ed. By S. Wilkin

byThomas Browne

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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. 1852 Excerpt: ...workmanship, worthy so noble a person's closet. March 11. I had a great deal of discourse with one Mr. Flatman a chirurgion that had lived in the gold country in Ghiiny, about that country, the inhabitants, their manners, our plantation at Cormontine, and the trafiicke with the natives: as also about Lisbone, Barbadoes, and Jamaica, where hee had likewise been. March 12. I dissected a frog, whose skin doth not stick close to the membrana carnosa, but is easily Head. March 13. Mr. Matman told mee the Portuguez used this way to the Jews or those that are in the inquisition, to Borne;--they put a cord about their neck the end of which is put through the hole of a great post so as they on other side may streitn or slack the rope, choke or save them again as they please which they doe till with the extremity of the paine they professe what they will have them, and then immediately strangle them. March 17. I received a letter from Mr. Rand, wherein hee sent mee the inscription of the columne to bee set up at Rome upon the Corsican's expulsion. March 18. I received a letter from my worthy friend Mr. Isaac Craven, who, being sent by the society of Trinity College in Cambridge, of which he is fellow, to compliment the Marquisse of Newcastle and the Marchionesse for their workes presented to our library, was pleas'd to write me a short relation of his journy through Stamford, Grantham, Newark, Southwell, (where is a pretty minster,) and Mansfield, to 'Wellbeck the Marquisse his house; where hee saw many pictures of Vandike, and a fine cabinet, but above all his fine stable and brave horses for the great saddle, of which the Marquisse (as his noble booke horsmanshippe Christian religion of the Church of will testify) hath no small number nor ill managed, and is withou...
Title:Sir Thomas Browne's Works, Ed. By S. WilkinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:306 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.64 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217876803

ISBN - 13:9780217876803