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Coryate"s crudities

Thomas Coryate

Coryate"s crudities

hastily gobled up in five months travels in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia commonly called the Grissons country, Helvetia alias Switzerland, some parts of high Germany and the Netherlands; newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the county of Somerset, and now dispersed to the nourishment of the travelling members of this kingdome

by Thomas Coryate

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Published by J. MacLehose, Macmillan in Glasgow, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Special t.p.: Posthuma fragmenta poematum Georgii Coryati Sarisburiensis, sacrae theologiae baccalaurei, quondem e sociis Novi collegii in inclyta academia Oxoniensi, as postea ecclesiae Odcombiensis in agro Somersetensi ministri, ubi tandem anno 1606, extremum vitae diem clausit. Londini, anno domini 1611: vol.II, p. [377-408]

    Statementby Thomas Coryat.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsCoryate, George, d. 1607.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16344386M

    With these arms I found many of them armed for the hunting. And left the poorer sort, to abide the pain, Whilst they could ne'er find time to turn again. But in his payment he was tired like a jade, leaving the gentleman that was with me to discharge the terrible shot, or else one of my horses must have lain in pawn for his superfluous calling, and unmannerly intrusion. At last I resolved, that the next gentleman that I meet withal, should be acquaintance whether he would or no: and presently fixing mine eyes upon a gentleman-like object, I looked on him, as if I would survey something through him, and make him my perspective: and he much musing at my gazing, and I much gazing at his musing, at last he crossed the way and made toward me, and then I made down the street from him, leaving to encounter with any man, who came after me leading my horse, whom he thus accosted.

    There I took leave of all my company, Bade all farewell, yet spake to No-body. The thirtieth of September we rode from Berwick to Belford from Belford to Alnwick, the next day from Alnwick to Newcastle, where I found the noble Knight, Sir Henry Witherington; who, because I would have no gold nor silver, gave me a bay mare, in requital of a loaf of bread that I had given him two and twenty years before, at the Island of Flores, of the which I have spoken before. The book itself is actually a great read, and among other things describes the use of the table fork in Italy. Another traveller Terry noted that his body was buried at Swally Suvali where other English are also buried but this account is not reliable as it was written 40 years after the death. He went on to publish 50 massive volumes on birds of the world, and Australian mammals. Despite the laughter, the use of forks spread to wealthy French families eager to adopt the new Italian vogue.

    The literary men known to Coryate were typically courtiers, or those whom he had met through Edward Phelips of the Middle Templea patron from Somerset. Dalston, with Sir Henry Curwin. This led to tufthuntera toadying or sycophantic follower, which I wrote about some years ago. But what man is so foolish, that desires To get good fruit from thistles, thorns and briars? Copyright and contact details. As for their attire, any man of what degree soever that comes amongst them, must not disdain to wear it; for if they do, then they will disdain to hunt, or willingly, to bring in their dogs: but if men be kind unto them, and be in their habit; then are they conquered with kindness, and the sport will be plentiful.


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Coryates crudities book

Observer, 17 Feb. Up and down, I think this hill is six miles, the way so uneven, stony, and full of bogs, quagmires, and long heath, that a dog with three legs will out-run a horse with four; for do what we could, we were four hours before we could pass it. Using it is as natural as using our own hands.

Jason Scott-Warren.

Refocillate

On the morrow he sent one of his men to bring me to a place called Adam, to Master John Acmootye his house, one of the Grooms of his Majesty's Bed-chamber; where with him and his two brethren, Master Alexander, and Master James Acmootye, I found both cheer and welcome, not inferior to any that I had had in any former place.

Imagine the astonishment then when in Maria Argyropoulina, Greek niece of Byzantine Emperor Basil II, showed up in Venice for her marriage to Giovanni, son of the Pietro Orseolo II, the Doge of Venice, with a case of golden forks—and then proceeded to use them at the wedding feast.

Coryat was born in CrewkerneSomerset, [2] and lived most of his life in the Somerset village of Odcombe. Of all the gentlemen in England's bounds His house is nearest to the Coryates crudities book grounds, And fame proclaims him, far and near, aloud, He's free from being covetous, or proud; His son, Sir George, most affable, and kind, His father's image, both in form and mind, On Saturday to Carlisle both did ride, Where by their loves and leaves I did abide, Where of good entertainment I found store, From one that was the mayor the year before, His name is Master Adam Robinson, I the last English friendship with him won.

Drawing on fragmentary, often recalcitrant evidence, Pennell painted a compelling picture of the kitchen as a sphere inscribed with religious significance.

We went into the house of one John Pinners, A man that lives amongst a crew of sinners And there eight several sorts of ale we had, All able to make one stark drunk or mad.

Of course the resulting image needed to be coloured by the printer, but in this volume the ferns do look extremely life-like. Forks for dining only started to appear in the noble courts of the Middle East and the Byzantine Empire in about the 7th century and became common among wealthy families of the regions by the 10th century.

He visited his supposed tomb at Rajgari near Surat in Another traveller Terry noted that his body was buried at Swally Suvali where other English are also buried but this account is not reliable as it was written 40 years after the death.

There I saw Mount Ben Aven, with a furred mist upon his snowy head instead of a night-cap: for you must understand, that the oldest man alive never saw but the snow was on the top of divers of those hills, both in summer, as well as in winter.

List Lordlings, list if you have lust to list I write not here a tale of had I wist: But you shall hear of travels, and relations, Descriptions of strange yet English fashions. Thus with extreme travel, ascending and descending, mounting and alighting, I came at night to the place where I would be, in the Brae of Mar, which is a large county, all composed of such mountains, that Shooter's Hill, Gad's Hill, Highgate Hill, Hampstead Hill, Birdlip Hill, or Malvern's Hills, are but mole-hills in comparison, or like a liver, or a gizard under a capon's wing, in respect of the altitude of their tops, or perpendicularity of their bottoms.

The extremes of miser, or of prodigal, He shuns, and lives discreet and liberal, His wife's mind, and his own are one, so fixed, That Argus eyes could see no odds betwixt, And sure the difference, if there difference be Is who shall do most good, or he, or she.

This was a work that first caught her eye as a historian of art, but this paper was absorbed with the question of book use, and with making sense of one particularly densely-annotated copy of the Opera.

But since the all-disposing God of heaven, Hath these two kingdoms to one monarch given, Blest peace, and plenty on them both have showered, Exile, and hanging hath the thieves devoured, That now each subject may securely sleep, His sheep and neat, the black the white doth keep, For now those crowns are both in one combined, Those former borders, that each one confine, Appears to me as I do understand To be almost the centre of the land, This was a blessed heaven expounded riddle, To thrust great kingdoms skirts into the middle.

Being come to our lodgings, there was such baking, boiling, roasting, and stewing, as if Cook Ruffian had been there to have scalded the devil in his feathers: and after supper a fire of fir-wood as high as an indifferent May-pole: for I assure you, that the Earl of Mar will give any man that is his friend, for thanks, as many fir trees that are as good as any ship's masts in England as are worth if they were in any place near the Thames, or any other portable river the best earldom in England or Scotland either: For I dare affirm, he hath as many growing there, as would serve for masts from this time to the end of the world for all the ships, caracks, hoys, galleys, boats, drumlers, barks, and water-crafts, that are now, or can be in the world these forty years.

Ever restless, he set out once again inthis time on a journey that would ultimately lead to Asia, visiting Greecethe eastern Mediterranean area, Persiaand eventually India. In blustering weather, both for wind and rain, Through Towcester I trotted with much pain, Two miles from thence, we sat us down and dined, Well bulwarked by a hedge, from rain and wind.

This sounds like a lie to an unbeliever; but I and many thousands do know that I speak within the compass of truth: for indeed the more is the pity they do grow so far from any passage of water, and withal in such rocky mountains, that no way to convey them is possible to be passable, either with boat, horse, or cart.

In the case of this book, a playful inversion of this habit led to a poetic collection that firstly refused to take the author seriously; and then took on a life of its own.

Walking thus down the street, my body being tired with travel, and my mind attired with moody, muddy, Moor-ditch melancholy my contemplation did devotely pray, that I might meet one or other to prey upon, being willing to take any slender acquaintance of any map whatsoever, viewing, and circumviewing every man's face I met, as if I meant to draw his picture, but all my acquaintance was Non est inventus, pardon me, reader, that Latin is none of my own, I swear by Priscian's Pericranium, an oath which I have ignorantly broken many times.

And whilst two hours we there did take our ease, My nag made shift to mump green pulse[7] and peas. The best parts of her were, that her breath was as sweet as sugar-candian,[28] being very well shouldered beneath the waste; and as my hostess told me the next morning, that she had changed her maiden-head for the price of a bastard not long before.

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Two days a man of his, at his command, Did guide me to the midst of Westmoreland, And my conductor with a liberal fist, To keep me moist, scarce any alehouse missed. A worthy gentleman named Master John Fenton, did bring me on my way six miles to Dunfermline, where I was well entertained, and Coryates crudities book at Master John Gibb his house, one of the Grooms of his Majesty's Bed-chamber, and I think the oldest servant the King hath: withal, I was well entertained there by Master Crighton at his own house, who went with me, and shewed me the Queens Palace; a delicate and Princely Mansion withal I saw the ruins of an ancient and stately built Abbey, with fair gardens, orchards, meadows belonging to the Palace: all which with fair and goodly revenues by the suppression of the Abbey, were annexed to the crown.

My friend quoth he doth yonder gentleman, meaning me know me, that he looks so wistly on me? I was at his Majesty's Palace, a stately and princely seat, wherein I saw a sumptuous chapel, most richly adorned with all appurtenances belonging to so sacred a place, or so royal an owner.

Dalston, with Sir Henry Curwin. Sara Thornton UCL then shifted the focus from reading to writing, looking at the use of foodstuffs and in particular jam and pickles in novels and short stories by Henry James.

But as for him that says I lie or dote, I do return, and turn the lie in's throat.Coryat's Crudities, Hastily Gobled Up in Five Moneths Travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia Commonly Called the Grisons Country, Helvetia Alias Switzerland, Some Parts of High Germany and the Netherlands; Newly Digested in the Hungry Aire of Odcombe in by.

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CORYATE, Thomas (ca ). Coryates Crudities Hastily gobled vp in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy Helvetia alias Switzerland, some parts of Germany and the atlasbowling.comsed to the nourishment of the Travelling Members of this Kingdom. Click on the book chapter title to read more.

Mar 09,  · A decade earlier he traversed much of Europe, frequently on foot, and published an early travel book inCoryates Crudities, which he announced was “Hastily gobled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia commonly called the Orisons country, Helvetia alias Switzerland, some parts of high Germany and the Netherlands.

Get this from a library! Coryate's crudities: hastily gobled up in five months travels in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia commonly called the Grisons country, Helvetia alias Switzerland, some parts of high Germany and the Netherlands ; newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the county of Somerset, and now dispersed to the nourishment of the travelling members of this kingdome.