Voyages of the Elizabethan seamen to America, 13 narratives from the collection of Hakluyt, selected and ed. with historical notices by E.J. Payne

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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 193 - ... besought almighty God of his goodness to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea.
Page 60 - Notwithstanding the great want that the Frenchmen had, the ground doth yield victuals sufficient if they would have taken pains to get the same ; but they, being soldiers, desired to live by the sweat of other men's brows.
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 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 24 - Thus we returned back somewhat discomforted, although the captain in a singular wise manner carried himself with countenance very cheerful outwardly, as though he did little weigh the death of his men, nor yet the great hurt of the rest, although his heart inwardly was broken in pieces for it ; done to this end, that the Portugals, being with him, should not presume to resist against him...
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 Cathay, which he doubted nothing at all to find and pass through in these parts, as he reporteth.
Page 207 - Strait; in which height, and so many leagues to the westward, the 15. day of September, fell out the eclipse of the moon at the hour of six of the clock at night. But neither did the ecliptical conflict of the moon impair our state, nor her clearing again amend us a whit ; but the accustomed eclipse of the sea continued in his force, we being darkened more than the moon sevenfold...

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