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" The same day at a Southwest sunne, there was a monstrous Whale aboord of us, so neere to our side that we might have thrust a sworde or any other weapon in him, which we durst not doe for feare hee should have overthrowen our shippe: and then I called... "
The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English ... - Page 333
by Richard Hakluyt - 1907
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued ..., Volume 10

1822
...that we might have thrust a sworde or any other weapon ill him, which we durst not doe for feare he should have overthrowen our shippe; and then I called my company together, and all of us shouted, and with the crie that we made he departed from us; there was as much above water of his backe as the...
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Arctic discovery and adventure, by the author of 'Brazil, its history ...

Arctic discovery - 1799
...the monster is diverting, when compared with Scoresby's or Goodsir's. "The same day at a south-weste sunne, there was a monstrous whale aboord of us, so...called my company together, and all of us shouted, and with the crie that we made he departed from us; there was as much above water of his backe as the...
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The sea: its stirring story of adventure, peril & heroism. [4 vols., publ ...

Frederick Whymper - 1877
...that we might have thrust a sworde or any other weapon in him, which we durst not doe for feare he should have overthrowen our shippe; and then I called my company together, and all of us shouted, and with the crie that we made he departed from us; there was as much above water of his backe as the...
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The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical ..., Volume 1

Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld - 1881 - 465 pages
...1556:—"On St. James bis day, there was a monstrous whale aboord of U8, so neere to our side that wo might have thrust a sworde or any other weapon in him, which we durst not doe for feare he should have overthrowen our shippe; and then I called my company together, and all of us shouted,...
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The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of ...

Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld - 1882 - 756 pages
...dmeii Burroimgh's voyage in 1556 :—“ ( )n St. ,Jamn( S Imis (lay, there was a monstrous wlmale aboord of us, so neere to our side that we might have thrust. a sworde or any otimer weapon in him, which we (lurst not doe for feare ime should have ovei-— thrl weii our shippe...
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The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of ...

Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld - 1885 - 756 pages
...dangerous; for instance, in the account of Stephen Burrough's voyage in 1556: — "On St. James his day, there was a monstrous whale aboord of us, so neere...other weapon in him, which we durst not doe for feare he should have overthrowen our shippe; and then I called my company together, aud all of us shouted,...
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Tudor England

Peter Brimacombe - 2004 - 96 pages
...MONSTER 'The same day, at a south-west sunne, there W3S 3 ITlOnstrOUS Whale aboard of us, so neare to our side that we might have thrust a SWOrde Or...him, which we durst not doe for feare hee should have overthrown our shippe: and then I called my company together, and all of us shouted, and with the crie...
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