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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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Portuguese in South-East Africa, 1488-1600

Eric Axelson - 1973 - 276 pages
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Proceedings of the Symposium on the Environmental Consequences of Fire and ...

1977 - 498 pages
...of Cape Point has been recognized ever since Francis Drake, four centuries ago, proclaimed it "the most stately thing and the fairest Cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth". A century before, in 1488, Bartholomew Dias rounded the Cape unwittingly, for he was blown past it,...
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Southern African Literature: An Introduction

Stephen Gray - 1979 - 209 pages
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The Elizabethan Deliverance

Arthur Bryant - 1980 - 232 pages
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The Covenant, Volume 2

James Albert Michener - 1980 - 874 pages
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Botanical Exploration Southern Africa

Mary Gunn, L. E. W. Codd - 1981 - 400 pages
...round the world. It was on this occasion that the narrator recorded the well known observation that "This Cape is a most stately thing, and the fairest...Cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth." In 1591 the first English ships to land at the Cape, under Capt. James Lancaster, put into Saldanha's...
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African Wildlife, Volumes 1-3

1946
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The Africans

David Lamb - 1982 - 363 pages
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Crossing the Line: A Year in the Land of Apartheid

William Finnegan - 1986 - 418 pages
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Freedom's Own Island: The British Oceanic Expansion

Arthur Bryant, John Philipps Kenyon - 1986 - 568 pages
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