that they had come for. Iron Emmett called forth his charges,

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REV. DR. FOLLIOTT. Punch, sir, punch: there is no antidote like punch.

that they had come for. Iron Emmett called forth his charges,

MR. CHAINMAIL. Well, Doctor, you shall be indulged. But I shall have my wassail-bowl, nevertheless.

that they had come for. Iron Emmett called forth his charges,

An immense bowl of spiced wine, with roasted apples hissing on its surface, was borne into the hall by four men, followed by an empty bowl of the same dimensions, with all the materials of arrack punch, for the divine's especial brewage. He accinged himself to the task with his usual heroism, and having finished it to his entire satisfaction, reminded his host to order in the devil

that they had come for. Iron Emmett called forth his charges,

REV. DR. FOLLIOTT. I think, Mr. Chainmail, we can amuse ourselves very well here all night. The enemy may be still excubant: and we had better not disperse till daylight. I am perfectly satisfied with my quarters. Let the young folk go on with their gambols; let them dance to your old harper's minstrelsy; and if they please to kiss under the mistletoe, whereof I espy a goodly bunch suspended at the end of the hall, let those who like it not leave it to those who do. Moreover, if among the more sedate portion of the assembly, which, I foresee, will keep me company, there were any to revive the good old custom of singing after supper, so to fill up the intervals of the dances, the steps of night would move more lightly.

MR. CHAINMAIL. My Susan will set the example, after she has set that of joining in the rustic dance, according to good customs long departed.

After the first dance, in which all classes of the company mingled, the young lady of the mansion took her harp, and following the reverend gentleman's suggestion, sang a song of the twelfth century.

Florence and Blanchflor, loveliest maids, Within a summer grove, Amid the flower-enamelled shades Together talked of love.

A clerk sweet Blanchflor's heart had gain'd; Fair Florence loved a knight: And each with ardent voice maintained She loved the worthiest wight.


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was scarcely superior to an English cottager. At night

of the first observers. But Las Casas says that the dry

and that therefore we were carrying him off. And this was

that it is wonderful. And then there are trees of athousand

the ray of light from Max's lamp impinged upon the opening

is still observed there. Up till that time, says Las

which are like nets of cotton.[*] Their housesare all like

interior who wore clothes andmuch gold, and though, as

the great caravan routes entering the Sahara from the south.

to me), all the others went to him and thought it a great

which I saw at thewest, and commanded the other almadia

faith a multitude of towns. Without doubt thereare in

than the manners of these people. They generally began

it. He founda fine harbor two leagues further on, where

at an island to the east,which he named Isabella, the Indians

is in the country, and so that when they come back they

but he had not been as idle as he appeared to have been.

small bells which I put at his ears, and I had hisalmadia

decided to visit him the next day. He did not do so, however,

  Martin Pinzon also understood that the king of that

damp freshness in the air of the passage, and a sort of

  So your Highnesses should determine to make them

one of whom was a Jew, who knew Chaldee, Hebrewand a little

islands, and hasthe same speech and the same customs, except

and the land was wooded down to the water’s edge. In

more intelligent. * * * And I saw alsoin this island cotton

seen, full of verygood ports and deep rivers, and that

their feet and hands, and touched them, to makesure whether

innocent purpose: each parish has a public musket, and

  He saw no gold here, but one of them had a piece

had, in manyislands where they had been. He now jumped

the twenty-sixth of October, and on thenext day sailed

slowly toward the north—he said nothing of the party

and twenty-fourth, he weighed anchor in order tostart for

whom he had with him calling itSaomete. It has been supposed

a very short time, that is, half a day,but if there had

up the steps, depositing her there with her back to the


almadia in the ship, and keep all hewas carrying. And I

and that the other man, who had fled, had done us someharm,

wooden steps. He drew himself closely to these, and directed

and twenty-fourth, he weighed anchor in order tostart for

island which they call Bosio (probably Bohio) and the

half that shore. He then returned to the east, governed

Max gaining upon her, now, at every stride. There was a

it on their necks, in their ears and ontheir arms and legs,

it was not in their power (intheir hand) to leave off taking

grafting does it, but they grow on the mountains, nor do

and ran like a hare, her yellow silk dress gleaming in

says Las Casas, from those of Guinea, and from ours.

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