The Text Must Be Here Erroneous, As Two Paces, Or Ten Feet, Will
Scarcely Suffice In Describing The Boa Constrictor, Sometimes Near
Thirty Feet Long.
 An account of the termites, or white ants of Africa, will appear
hereafter. The circumstance of serpents taking up their abode in the
large anthills, must be entirely accidental. - E.
 Probably the Pintado, or Guinea fowl. - E.
 This in Ramusio is called Tabacche, and Sambuka in Grynaeus. - Astl.
_Continuation of the Voyage from Senegal, by Cape Verd, the river
Barbasini, and to the river Gambia; and, returns to Portugal._
Having seen a considerable part of the dominions of Budomel, and received
the slaves which, were bargained for, in exchange for my horses and other
merchandize, I resolved to proceed on my voyage, round Cape Verd, and to
prosecute discoveries along this dangerous coast, and in particular, to
go in search of the kingdom of Gambia or Gambia, which Don Henry had
pointed out, on the information of a person who was well acquainted with
the country of the Negroes, as not far from Senegal, and from whence, it
was reported, that considerable quantities of gold might be procured.
Longing to go in quest of this gold, I took my leave of Budomel, and
repaired to the river Senegal, where I went on board the caravel and got
under weigh, as soon as possible. Soon after leaving the river Senegal,
as we were standing onward with a press of sail towards Cape.
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