From one point to the other the depth of the water is four varas, becoming shallower to two, when one sails close to the shore.
They're a hundred varas square--four times as big as the others.
Then Driscoll invested in a number of varas of calico print.
Other pieces of common silk, ten varas for one tae three maçes.
Each vara of velvet at four pesos, the thirty thousand varas amounting to one hundred and twenty thousand pesos.
These poles were measured and found to be about 13 varas long (roughly 35 ft.).
The common price of the fine pieces of damask is five taes, and the very fine, six and seven; and the pieces are four varas long.
The price of a canoe for the Marañon is twenty-five varas of lienzo, and the same for each Indian.
Night and day she worked on her cloth, and when it was finished she had eight varas.
Two are of about forty quintals' weight, three varas in length and carry a ball of cast iron weighing sixteen libras.