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  • Many other things I saw which are incredible, vnlesse a man should see them with his own eies.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • The number of his owne followers, of his wiues attendants, and of the traine of his first begotten sonne and heire apparent, would seeme incredible vnto any man, vnlesse hee had seene it with his owne eyes.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • These and many other strange things I sawe in the court of the great Can, which no man would beleeue vnlesse he had seen with his owne eies, and therefore I omit to speake of them.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Thus much concerning those things which I beheld most certainely with mine eyes, I frier Odoricus haue heere written: many strange things also I haue of purpose omitted, because men will not beleeue them vnlesse they should see them.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • All their ships are as white as snow, and they haue banqueting houses in them, and many other rare things also, which no man would beleeue, vnlesse he had seene them with his owne eyes.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • The foresaid city of Ceuskalon hath such an huge nauy belonging thereunto, that no man would beleeue it vnlesse he should see it.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • At length, making my prayers, and recommending my selfe to God in the name of Iesu, I entred, and saw such swarmes of dead bodies there, as no man would beleeue vnlesse he were an eye witnesse thereof.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • And as we were singing on this wise, he caused vs to be called, commanding vs to come vnto him: notwithstanding (as it is aboue mentioned) that no man dare approach within a stones cast of his chariot, vnlesse he be called, but such onely as keepe his chariot.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • For it cannot beare fruite vnlesse it be moistened with riuer waters, which bee verie rare in that countrey.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • To be short, after the death of their husbands, the Tartars wiues vse very seldome to marrie the second time, vnlesse perhaps some man takes his brothers wife or his stepmother in marriage.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

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