At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other.
Come Understanding Many
In the end of five years I made supplication to the king to go out of this land, desiring to see my poor wife and children according to conscience and nature.
Wife In The End Five
Not only I lost what I had in the ship, but from the captain and the company generally what was good or worth the taking was carried away; all which was done unknown to the emperor.
Lost Away Only
So I departed and was free from imprisonment.
I Free Departed
So that between the Cape of St. Maria and Japan we were four months and twenty-two days; at which time there were no more than six besides myself that could stand upon his feet.
Months Besides Myself
Faith is a continuation of reason.
Reason Faith Continuation
From the ship all things were taken out, so that the clothes which I took with me on my back I only had.
Which Ship Had
So in process of four or five years the emperor called me, as divers times he had done before.