chapter  XXXI
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How the Persians & English came upon Ormuz. &c:

The King ordered all his household and treasures to be taken to the fortress, and whilSt they were being brought in, he caSl his eyes upon them, not without some signs of tears which revealed his sorrow, and uttered these words,— “ Ah Fortress ! M y ancestors helped to build you, and I cannot enjoy you in peace because the misgovernment of a Captain will lose you.”