A New Collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels: Containing Whatever is Worthy of Notice, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, כרך 6

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J. Knox, 1767

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עמוד 37 - I went to the bagnio about ten o'clock. It was already full of women. It is built of stone, in the shape of a dome, with no windows but in the roof, which gives light enough. There were five of these domes...
עמוד 39 - ... sit by her, and would fain have undressed me for the bath. I excused myself with some difficulty. They being...
עמוד 39 - Tis also very pleasant to observe how tenderly he and all his brethren voyage-writers lament the miserable confinement of the Turkish ladies, who are perhaps more free than any ladies in the universe, and are the only women in the world that lead a life of uninterrupted pleasure, exempt from cares, their whole time being spent in visiting, bathing, or the agreeable amusement of spending money and inventing new fashions.
עמוד 37 - Ladies of quality generally give this woman a crown or ten shillings, and I did not forget that ceremony. The next room is a very large one, paved with marble, and all round it are two raised sofas of marble, one above another.
עמוד 426 - On the pile was an arched arbour, formed of dry flicks, boughs, and leaves, open only at one end to admit her entrance. In this the body of the deceafed was depofited, his head at the end oppofite to the opening.
עמוד 477 - After we had waited about a quarter of an hour, the Emperor entered the hall at a back-door, and seated himself upon the throne; upon which all the company stood.
עמוד 445 - Buratiky tents till they were dried. The hofpitable landlady immediately fet her kettle on the fire to make us fome tea ; the extraordinary cookery of which I cannot help describing.
עמוד 429 - Bramins dipped a large wick of cotton in fome ghee, and gave it ready lighted into her hand, and led her to the open fide of the arbor ; there, all the Bramins fell at her feet.
עמוד 38 - The first sofas were covered with cushions and rich carpets, on which sat the ladies; and on the second, their slaves behind them, but without any distinction of rank by their...
עמוד 478 - During this part of the ceremony, which was not long, the retinue continued standing without the hall ; and we imagined, the letter being delivered, all was over. But the master of the ceremonies brought back the ambassador, and then ordered all the company to kneel and make obeisance nine times to the emperor. At every third time we stood up and kneeled again. Great pains were taken to avoid this piece of homage, but without success.

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