For If Anie Stranger Should Trauell Through That Countrie, The
Cattell Would Flee Away At The Very Sent Of Him, And So Would Become Wilde.
Great Cathaya.] Beyond Muc is great Cathaya, the inhabitants
whereof (as I suppose) were of olde time, called Seres.
For from them are
brought most excellent stuffes of silke. And this people is called Seres of
a certame towne in the same countrey. I was crediblie informed, that in the
said countrey, there is one towne hauing walls of siluer, and bulwarkes or
towers of golde. There be many prouinces in that land, the greater part
whereof are not as yet subdued vnto the Tartars. And amongst [Footnote:
Somewhat is wanting.]
End of The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English People, Volume. 2, by Richard Hakluyt
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