Voyages of the Elizabethan Seamen to America: Select Narratives from the P̀rincipal Navigations ́of Hakluyt

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Clarendon Press, 1893 - 272 pages
 

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Page x - The purpose of the present chapter will be to trace the fortunes of the industry from the middle of the fourteenth century to the middle of the...
Page 193 - ... besought almighty God of his goodness to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea.
Page 205 - ... of one man. So that the cause being thoroughly heard, and all things done in good order as...
Page 214 - Majestie at his returne would rest contented with this service, purposed to continue no longer upon the Spanish coasts, but began to consider and to consult of the best way for his Countrey.
Page 219 - Want ( mole) and the taile of a rat, being of great "length ; under her chinne on either side a bagge, into the "which she gathered her meate, when she hath filled her bellie "abroad.
Page 93 - London, 1576, where he was highly commended of all men for his great and notable attempt, but specially famous for the great hope he brought of the passage to Cataya.
Page 215 - These women are very obedient and serviceable to their husbands. After they were departed from us, they came and visited us the second time, and brought with them feathers and bags of...
Page 70 - And although in the beginning they seemed to be but small hurts, yet there hardly escaped any that had blood drawn of them, but died in strange sort, with their mouths shut some ten days before they died, and after their wounds were whole...
Page xlix - Divers Voyages touching the Discoverie of America, and the Islands adjacent unto the same, made first of all by our Englishmen, and afterwards by the Frenchmen and Britons: And certaine notes of advertisements for observations, necessarie for such as shall hereafter make the like attempt, With two mappes annexed hereunto, for the plainer understanding of the whole matter.
Page 219 - This country our Generall named Albion, and that for two causes ; the one in respect of the white bancks and cliffes, which lie toward the sea ; the other, that it might haue some affinity, euen in name also, with our own country, which was sometime so called.

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