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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To speake somewhat of the sundry sortes of these Guyneans : the people of Cape Verde are called Leophares , and Leophares . counted the goodliest men of all other , saving the Congoes , which do inhabite on this side the cape de Buena ...
Of these the Master of the Jesus watched one , and by the banks side stroke him with a pike of a bill in the side , and after three or foure times turning in sight , hee sunke downe , and was not afterward seene .
... and that the Table was much higher , and neerer to the sea side , and that there was no plaine ground to the Eastward , nor hilles to the Westward , but all was contrary , and that behinde the hilles to the Westward was Havana .
1565 . hewen in for the bowing of their backs , and another place made high for their heads , which they put one by another all along the walles on both sides . In their houses they remaine onely in the nights , and in the day they ...
... and with the helpe of the king of our side , assaulted the towne , both by land and sea , and very hardly with fire ( their houses being covered with dry Palme leaves ) obtained the towne , put the Inhabitants to flight , where we ...
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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