Then we bought the merchandise
of the country, and were just going to sail once more, when I was stopped on the shore by a beautiful though poorly dressed woman.
Thereupon a eulogy of the marvellous fish, with a thousand delicate allusions to the young betrothed of Marguerite of Flanders, then sadly cloistered in at Amboise, and without a suspicion that Labor and Clergy, Nobility and Merchandise
had just made the circuit of the world in his behalf.
In this prodigious ridge, which extends three hundred leagues, sometimes approaching near the sea, and sometimes running far up into the land, there is only one opening, through which all that merchandise
is conveyed, which is embarked at Rifa, and from thence distributed through all the east.