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 .
In one of these Ilands called Fierro , there is by Fierro . the reports of the inhabitants , a certaine tree that ... Of the trees aforesaid wee saw in Guinie many , being of great Trees dropheight , dropping continually , but not só ...
... every house full of the Countrey fruite planted by Gods providence , as Palmito trees , fruites like dates , and sundry other in no place in all that Countrey so aboundantly , whereby they lived more deliciously ' then other .
... whereupon they lay all their provision of victuals : a place they reserve at their enterance for | the kitchin , and the place they lie in is devided with ˇ certaine mattes artificially made with the rine of Palmito e trees : their ...
... possibly being marked of the Negros that were upon the trees , espying him what hee did , perceaving him to be alone , and without weapon , dogged him , and finding him occupyed in binding his Pompions together , came behinde him ...
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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