i have other news also to tell you

»i have other news also to tell you. we have a brave new ship, a royal galleon, the like, they say, did never spread sail upon salt water, take her true and well compacted symmetry, with all dimensions, together: for her burden, she hath as many tuns as there were years since the incarnation, when she was built, which are 1636; she is in length 127 feet, her greatest breadth within the planks is 46 feet, and six inches; her depth from the breadth is 19 feet, and four inches: she carrieth 100 pieces of ordnance wanting four, whereof she hath three tyre; half a score of men may stand in her lanthorn [..].« (james howell, epistolae ho-elianae)

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