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" This cape is a most stately thing, and the fairest cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth, and we passed by it the 1 8th of June. "
The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English ... - Page 120
by Richard Hakluyt - 1904
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A Historical Geography of the British Colonies, Volume 4

Sir Charles Prestwood Lucas - 1897
...present danger to travellers which come near the same.' Drake testified on the contrary that ' the Cape is a most stately thing, and the fairest cape we saw in the whole 1 See the voyage of Pyrard de Laval, edited for the Hakluyt Society by Mr. Albert Gray, 1887-90, vol....
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The British Empire in the Nineteenth Century: Its Progress and ..., Volume 5

Edgar Sanderson - 1898 - 30 pages
...home on the first British circumnavigation of the world, sighted the headland, which he describes as " a most stately thing, and the fairest cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth ". In 1591, the first expedition that left England for the East Indies sailed from Plymouth in three...
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Leading Documents of English History: Together with Illustrative Material ...

Guy Carleton Lee - 1900 - 607 pages
...Cape of the world, never without intolerable storms and present danger to travellers which come near the same. This Cape is a most stately thing, and the...whole circumference of the earth, and we passed by it on the 18th of June. From thence we continued our course to Sierra Leone, on the cost of Guinea, where...
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Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with ...

Guy Carleton Lee - 1900 - 609 pages
...Cape of the world, never without intolerable storms and present danger to travellers which come near the same. This Cape is a most stately thing, and the...whole circumference of the earth, and we passed by it on the 18th of June. From thence we continued our course to Sierra Leone, on the coast Ťof Guinea,...
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The Transvaal and the Boers: A Short History of the South African Republic ...

William Edward Garrett Fisher - 1900 - 394 pages
...cape of the world, never without intolerable storms and present danger to travellers who come near the same. This Cape is a most stately thing, and the...cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth." Ten years later Linschoten describes the innocent surprise of a Portuguese captain " that God the Lord...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 172

1902
...since the day when Drake in his hundred - ton death - trap " ran hard aboard the Cape " and found it "the fairest cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth." He would have been thought a bold prophet in those days who saw in this an annunciation ; and small...
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Travellers and Explorers

Robert Edwin Peary - 1903 - 601 pages
...cape of the world, never without intolerable storms and present danger to travellers which come near the same. This cape is a most stately thing, and the...circumference of the earth, and we passed by it the 1 8th of June. From thence we continued our course to Sierra Leona, on the coast of Guinea, where we...
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Britain's Sea Story, B.C. 55-A.D. 1805: Being the Story of British Heroism ...

Ernest Edwin Speight, Robert Morton Nance - 1906 - 427 pages
...cape in the world, never without intolerable storms and present danger to travellers, which come near the same. This cape is a most stately thing, and the...June. From thence we continued our course to Sierra Leone, on the coast of Guinea, where we arrived the 2 of July, and found necessary provisions, great...
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VOYAGES OF THE ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN

EDWARD JOHN PAYNE - 1907
...cape of the world, never without intolerable storms and present danger to travellers which come near the same. This cape is a most stately thing, and the...circumference of the earth, and we passed by it the i8. of June. From thence we continued our course to Sierra Leona, on the coast of Guinea, where we...
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History and Ethnography of Africa South of the Zambesi: From the ..., Volume 1

George McCall Theal - 1907
...cape of the world, never without intolerable storms and present danger to travellers who come near the same. This cape is a most stately thing, and the...whole circumference of the earth, and we passed by it on the 18th of June." In 1583 four English traders in precious stones, acting partly on their own account...
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