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" ... the palace, and the floors of its chambers, are entirely of gold, in plates like slabs of stone, a good two fingers thick; and the windows also are of gold, so that altogether the richness of this palace is past all bounds and all belief. They have... "
All about Japan: Stories of Sunrise Land Told for Little Folks - Seite 86
von Belle Marvel Brain - 1905 - 231 Seiten
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The Old South Leaflets: Annual ser

Edwin Doak Mead - 1892
...palace is past all bounds and all belief. They have also pearls in abundance, which are of a rose colo^ but fine, big, and round, and quite as valuable as...island some of the dead are buried, and others are burned. Vi'hen a body is burned, they put one of these pearls in the mouth, for such is their custom.]...
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The Discovery of America

1892
...palace is past all bounds and all belief. They have also pearls in abundance, which are of a rose color, but fine, big, and round, and quite as valuable as...island some of the dead are buried, and others are burned. When a body is burned, they put one of these pearls in the mouth, for such is their custom.]...
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The Story of Marco Polo

Marco Polo, Noah Brooks - 1897 - 247 Seiten
...the windows also are of gold ; so that altogether the richness of this Palace is past all bounds and all belief. They have also pearls in abundance, which...body is burnt, they put one of these pearls in the rnouth, for such is their custom. They have also quantities of other precious stones. Cublay, the Grand...
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Cabot's Discovery of North America

George Edward Weare - 1897 - 343 Seiten
...the windows also are of gold, so that altogether the richness of this palace is past all bounds and all belief. They have also pearls in abundance, which...and round, and quite as valuable as the white ones. They have also quantities of other precious stones." There are descriptions of other kingdoms and other...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society

Maine Historical Society - 1897
...its chambers, are entirely of gold. They have also pearls in abundance, which are of a rose color, but fine, big and round, and quite as valuable as the white ones. They have also quantities of other precious stones." Columbus had a copy of Marco Polo's book and treasured...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society

JOHN CHAMBERLAIN - 1890
...its chambers, are entirely of gold. They have also pearls in abundance, which are of a rose color, but fine, big and round, and quite as valuable as the white ones. They have also quantities of other precious stones." Columbus had a copy of Marco Polo's book and treasured...
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Modern Achievement, Band 8

1902
...palace is past all bounds and all belief. They have also pearls in abundance, which are of a rose color, but fine, big, and round, and quite as valuable as...ones. [In this island some of the dead are buried, 1 and others are burned. When a body is burned, they put one of these pearls in the mouth, for such...
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A History of Christianity in Japan: Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox missions

Otis Cary - 1909
...this palace is past all bounds and all belief. They hare also pearls in abundance, which are of arose colour, but fine, big, and round, and quite as valuable as the white ones. " Now you must know that the idols of Cathay and of Manzi and of this island are all of the same class....
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Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries

R. A. Donkin - 1998 - 448 Seiten
...century'.196 Marco Polo (ca. 1293) reported that Chipangu had "pearls in abundance, which are of rose color, but fine, big and round, and quite as valuable as the white ones."197 The Ainu of Yezo (Hokkaido) do not appear to have valued the pearl;198 their name for it,...
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Travellers' Visions: French Literary Encounters with Japan, 1881-2004

Akane Kawakami - 2005 - 205 Seiten
...gold, so that altogether the richness of this Palace is past all bounds and all belief. They also have pearls in abundance, which are of a rose colour, but...and round, and quite as valuable as the white ones. 15 Japan first entered the Western imagination through the fourteenthcentury words of Marco Polo, to...
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