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Almada, André Alvares d', fl. 1594, et al. / Brief treatise on the rivers of Guinea
Part I (1984)

Chapter 12. Which discusses everything else in the land of the Beafares. [translated text],   pp. 115-122 and 123


Page 122 and 123

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The Beafares are very fond of cola. Cola is taken from there to
Degoula, in caravans and canoes, as already stated. S
There are many pretty little animals, such as genets, whose colour,
resembles that of civet-cats; and .'weasels', which are small and have
bushy tails, with many long hairs, so that when they raise their tails
over their bodies, the tails cover them. And there are porcupines and
civet-cats, and many other animals found in other parts.                I
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Variants in chapter 12
p. 133, (12/4) note (e) :
p. 137, (12/11) note (d) :
p. 137, (12/12) note (h) :
p. 130, (12/13) note (a)


123.
P reads  From the foodstuffs of this land,
C&.Kes
milho and rice, our pp ple make kcalled *
batancas which form the bread they eat;
and what they make from mio             has 5
as much sustenance as (our) bread.
L reads ... cost less there than at Guinala
L reads ... on the East side ...        .
P reads ... the size of a plum or larger;


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