Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark: Interspersed with historical relations and political inquiries, Том 1

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Printed by J. Nichols, for T. Cadell, 1784
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Стр. 43 - I fee you are at a lofs which " way to proceed. Let me enter the convent " of Bielany, and do you provide for your
Стр. 129 - Upon the day appointed for the election, the fenate and nuntios aflemble, as before, in the kola, while the nobles are ranged in the open field, in feparate bodies according to their feveral palatinates, with ftandards borne before them, and the principal officers of each diftrict on horfeback. The primate, having declared the names of the candidates, kneels down and chants a hymn ; after which the fenators and nuntios join the gentry of their refpective palatinates : then the primate, on horfeback,...
Стр. 194 - ... meets a fuperior, he bows his head almoft to the earth, waving at the fame time his hand, with which he touches the bottom of the leg near the heel of the perfon to whom he pays his obeifance. The...
Стр. 42 - ... the king ; *' and on the other hand, by not purfuing " they might give them time to efcape with " their prize, beyond the poffibility of affift
Стр. 270 - If you afk for an interpreter, they bring you a Jew ; if you come to an inn, the landlord is a Jew; if you want poft-horfes, a Jew procures them, and a Jew drives them ; if you wim to purchafe, a Jew is your agent...
Стр. 41 - They again mounted the king on horfeback, two of them holding him on each fide by the hand, and a third leading his horfe by the bridle. In this manner they were proceeding, when his majefty, finding they had taken the road which led to a village called...
Стр. 292 - One long broad ftreet^ which is paved, interfects the whole length of the town in a ftraight line ; the other ftreets* generally wind in circular directions, and are floored with planks. The walls ftretching over the uneven fides of the hills till they reach the banks of the Dnieper, their antient ftyle of architecture, their grotefque towers, the fpires of churches...
Стр. 208 - The king received us in the faloon with wonderful affability: his brotfter and two of his nephews were prefent, and a few of the nobility of both fexes, who generally compofe his private parties. There were two tables for whift, and thofe who were not engaged at cards walked about, or ftood at different fides of the room, while the king, who feldom plays, converfed occafionally with every one. At about half an hour after nine, fupper...
Стр. 281 - If the patient is fhaved in the head, he relapfes into all the dreadful complaints which preceded the eruption of the Plica ; and he continues to labour under them, until a frefh growth of hair abforbs the acrid humour. This diforder is thought hereditary ; and is proved to be contagious when in a virulent ftate. Many phyfical caufes have been fuppofed to- concur in rendering the Plica more frequent in thefe regions than in other parts : it would be an endlefs work to enumerate the various conjectures...
Стр. 46 - His wound was found not •' to be dangerous, and he foon recovered the " bruifes and injuries, which he had fuffered ** during this memorable night. " So extraordinary an efcape is fcarce to be " paralleled in hiftory, and affords ample mat

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