红旗 Now, to go any one of these journeys in the winter would have beenpreposterous; for as to Dantzic, the Baltic would have been frozenup and I could not get passage; and to go by land in thosecountries was far less safe than among the Mogul Tartars; likewise,as to Archangel in October, all the ships would be gone fromthence, and even the merchants who dwell there in summer retiresouth to Moscow in the winter, when the ships are gone; so that Icould have nothing but extremity of cold to encounter, with ascarcity of provisions, and must lie in an empty town all thewinter. Therefore, upon the whole, I thought it much my better wayto let the caravan go, and make provision to winter where I was, atTobolski, in Siberia, in the latitude of about sixty degrees, whereI was sure of three things to wear out a cold winter with, viz.plenty of provisions, such as the country afforded, a warm house,with fuel enough, and excellent company.
彩票红旗彩票开户地址开户All this went on as I expected; and they told me, especially WillAtkins, who now seemed to speak for the rest, that they loved theirwives as well as if they had been born in their own native country,and would not leave them on any account whatever; and they didverily believe that their wives were as virtuous and as modest, anddid, to the utmost of their skill, as much for them and for theirchildren, as any woman could possibly do: and they would not partwith them on any account. Will Atkins, for his own particular,added that if any man would take him away, and offer to carry himhome to England, and make him captain of the best man-of-war in thenavy, he would not go with him if he might not carry his wife andchildren with him; and if there was a clergyman in the ship, hewould be married to her now with all his heart.
地址红旗This was just as I would have it. The priest was not with me atthat moment, but he was not far off; so to try him further, I toldhim I had a clergyman with me, and, if he was sincere, I would havehim married next morning, and bade him consider of it, and talkwith the rest. He said, as for himself, he need not consider of itat all, for he was very ready to do it, and was glad I had aminister with me, and he believed they would be all willing also.I then told him that my friend, the minister, was a Frenchman, andcould not speak English, but I would act the clerk between them.He never so much as asked me whether he was a Papist or Protestant,which was, indeed, what I was afraid of. We then parted, and Iwent back to my clergyman, and Will Atkins went in to talk with hiscompanions. I desired the French gentleman not to say anything tothem till the business was thoroughly ripe; and I told him whatanswer the men had given me.红旗彩票开户地址彩票开户Before I went from their quarter they all came to me and told methey had been considering what I had said; that they were glad tohear I had a clergyman in my company, and they were very willing togive me the satisfaction I desired, and to be formally married assoon as I pleased; for they were far from desiring to part withtheir wives, and that they meant nothing but what was very honestwhen they chose them. So I appointed them to meet me the nextmorning; and, in the meantime, they should let their wives know themeaning of the marriage law; and that it was not only to preventany scandal, but also to oblige them that they should not forsakethem, whatever might happen.地址
红旗The women were easily made sensible of the meaning of the thing,and were very well satisfied with it, as, indeed, they had reasonto be: so they failed not to attend all together at my apartmentnext morning, where I brought out my clergyman; and though he hadnot on a minister's gown, after the manner of England, or the habitof a priest, after the manner of France, yet having a black vestsomething like a cassock, with a sash round it, he did not lookvery unlike a minister; and as for his language, I was hisinterpreter. But the seriousness of his behaviour to them, and thescruples he made of marrying the women, because they were notbaptized and professed Christians, gave them an exceeding reverencefor his person; and there was no need, after that, to inquirewhether he was a clergyman or not. Indeed, I was afraid hisscruples would have been carried so far as that he would not havemarried them at all; nay, notwithstanding all I was able to say tohim, he resisted me, though modestly, yet very steadily, and atlast refused absolutely to marry them, unless he had first talkedwith the men and the women too; and though at first I was a littlebackward to it, yet at last I agreed to it with a good will,perceiving the sincerity of his design.彩票开户详情