The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation: Made by Sea Or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at Any Time Within the Compasse of These 1600 Yeeres, Issue 10
James MacLehose and Sons, 1904
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It on this march that Drake , climbing a tree poinied out by his guides , first saw the Pacific , and • besought Almighty God of his goodness to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship on that sea .
tc floore by him : ( for they give reverence to their Elders ) hi and the common sorte sitte round about them . There si they sitte to examine matters of theft , which if a man be e taken with , to steale but a Portugal cloth from ...
... placeth himselfe in order , for about every target man three bowemen will cover themselves , and shoote as they see advantage : and when they give the onset , they make such terrible cryes , that they may bee heard two miles off .
... and an hundred women and children in the Towne , so that if hee would give the adventure upon the same , hee might gette an hundreth slaves : with the which tydings hee being gladde , because the Portugals shoulde not thinke him to ...
upon them , and hurte many being thus scattered , whereas if five or sixe had bene together , they had bene able , as their companions did , to give the overthrow to 40 of them , and being driven downe to take their boates ...
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Incredibly dry..... I'm surprised that this is not only on the list of the 100 greatest adventure books of all time but also that it is ranked higher than Arlene Blum's "Anapurna" and William Bligh's ... Read full review