Formosa Under the Dutch: Described from Contemporary Records, with Explanatory Notes and a Bibliography of the Island
Kegan Paul, 1903 - 629 pages
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Page 516 - At these words I came forward ; — but, my God, what a sight ! He seemed to have recovered all his powers. He grasped my hand, wept, and embraced me, but was unable to speak for a long time. At length, he exclaimed, ' Alas, dear friend ! I shall soon be no more — I am myself the cause — but forgive me — my last wish is, that Heaven may ever give thee friends like me.
Page 519 - After these came thirty or forty horsemen, and another body of infantry with bows. A troop armed with clubs and hatchets came next; and last of all came the Prince, attended by twelve or fifteen officers, mounted on small, but beautiful horses. The rest of the troops came after without any regular order. On their arrival at the camp, every one lodged where he could, and there was no guard set.
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Page 525 - ... in readiness to keep up a continued fire. I was desirous of working the patereros myself; and for that reason had them brought near the center. About half past three, a party of about twenty horse approached to insult an out-post which I had set. As soon as they came within reach, I fired a few shot at them, which had no other effect than that of intimidating them. They soon, however, recovered from their apprehensions, and disposed their whole troop to attack me; but their reception was so warm,...
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Page 495 - Export*, and when wee shall bee acquainted therewith by him, and have the permission of Friendship and Affection of your Majesty (which wee moste humbly desire) wee shall requeste the said Sir Wm. Thompson's leave to solicite your Majesty ; and because we would have your Majesty know that wee are Englishmen, and a distinct Nation from Hollanders (some people of which Nation about ten years since were driven out of your Land by his Majesty your Renowned Father), we have sent on this our Shipp Cap*....
Page 525 - ... little disconcerted, by the first report of our fire arms, which dismounted two of them, whom we made prisoners. From them we learned, by the examination of Don Hieronimo, that we should soon see the main army advancing towards us ; and that we were then at no greater distance from the capital than a six hours march. The rest of my troops having joined me, we continued our march without seeing any thing remarkable, except some villages on our right and left, and a prodigious quantity of cattle....
Page 537 - Campbell further states that about twentyfive years ago he was told by a Chinese friend in Kagi city of an aboriginal tribe in the east which practiced a kind of baptism of infant children, and the report appeared to him so trustworthy and circumstantial that he was. led to conclude that this must be some genuine survival of the missionary work of two hundred and twenty years ago. Of equal interest is the fact...
Page 304 - ... except it be out of school hours. Thirdly. That all clergymen, catechists, and schoolmasters shall do what they can to promote the knowledge of saving truth by giving proper instruction from the catechism both to old and to young, not only in the churches and schools, but also in the dwellings of the natives.