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wat voor geloof Zij hebben, en of sij ons daertoe oijt hebben soecken te brengen
what kind [of] religion they have, and if they us there-to ever have sought [= tried] to bring

Zij hebben naer ons gevoelen t' selve geloof van de Chineese, haer manier
they have to our feeling th' same religion as the Chineese, her way

Is niemand daer toe te trecken maer een ijder bij sijn gevoelen te laten
is nobody there to to pull but one each with his feeling to let

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of sij daer veel tempels ende beelden hebben, ende hoe deselve worden bedient
if they there many temples and-the statues have, and-the how the-same are served

Int geberghte leggen veel tempels ende cloosters, waer in veel beelden staen
In-th' mountains lay many temples and-the monasteries, where in many statues stand

ende worden bedient (naer ons duncken, op d' Chineese manier
and-the are served (after our opinion, on th' Chineese way

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offer veel papen Zijn, en hoe deselve geschooren en gecleet gaen
if-there many papists are, and how the-same shaven and dressed go

papen Zijnder In overvloet, die haer cost met arbeijden en bedelen moeten
papists are-there in abundance, who her cost with labor and begging have

winnen, sijn gecleet en geschooren als de Iapanderse papen
[to] win, are dressed and shaven as the Iapanderse papists

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hoe de grooten ende gemeenen man gecleet gaen
how the great and-the common man dressed goes

gaen meest gecleet op d' Chineese maniere, dragen hoeden, sommige
go mostly dressed in th' Chineese way, wear hats, some

van paerden ende koe hair, en oocq van bamboesen gemaect gaen met
of horse and-the cow hair, and also of bamboo made go with

kousen en schoenen
stockings and shoes

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offer veel rijs ende andere granen wast
if-there much rice and-the other grains grow

om de Z: wast rijs ende andere granen in overvloet, bij natte Iaren, door dien
around the South grows rice and-the other grains in abundance, with wet years, [door dien =] because

haer gewas meest aenden regen hanght, ende met drooge Iaren grooten
her crop most on-the rain hangs [= depends], and-the with dry years great

hongers noot veroorsaect, gelijck A 1660: 1661 en 1662: meenigh 1000: van
of-hunger need [= starvation] causes, like A 1660: 1661 and 1662: many 1000's by

honger sijn vergaen, daer valt mede veel Catoen, maer omde noort moeten
hunger are perished, there falls also much cotton, but around-the north must

haer meest met garst, ende geerst generen, alsoo daer geen rijs door de
her most with barley, and-the millet feed <keep alive, save>, since there no rice because-of the

coude can wassen
cold can grow

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offer veel paerden ende koebeesten Zijn
if-there many horses and-the cow-animals are

paerden sijnder in overvloet, de beesten Zijn 't sedert 2 a 3 Iaren herwaerts
horses are-there in abundance, the animals [cows] are ['t] since 2 to 3 years before

door een pestilentiale sieckte veel vermindert, die nog bleef continueren
because-of a epidemic decease much lessened, which yet stayed [to] continue

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of op Coree eenige vreemde natie quamen handelen, dan of sij op
if on Coree some foreign nation came [to] trade, then if they on

andere plaetsen eenigen handel dreven
other places some trade run

daer comt niemand om te handelen, dan dese natie, die aldaer een logie
there comes nobody in-order to trade, than this nation, which there a lodge

hebben, zij handelen maer op N: quartieren van China en in packin
has, they trade more on Northern quarters of China and in packin

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of wij noijt inde Iapanse logie hadden geweest
if we never in-the Iapanse lodge have been

dat ons sulcx expresselijck was verboden
that us such explicitly <expressly> was forbidden
 

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