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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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Chronicles of the Tudor Queens

D. M. Loades - 2002 - 310 pages
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Morrison's Jetty: A Novel

François Theron - 2002 - 257 pages
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The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Geoffrey Dean - 2002 - 273 pages
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Primary Source Fluency Activities: Early America

Jennifer Prior - 2004 - 192 pages
...never without intolerable storms and present danger to travellers which come near the same. R1 , R3: This cape is a most stately thing, and the fairest...cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth, R1 , R2, R3: and we passed by it the 18th of June. From thence we continued our course to Sierra Leona,...
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To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World

Arthur Herman - 2004 - 672 pages
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Dutch South Africa: Early Settlers at the Cape, 1652-1708

John Hunt - 2005 - 192 pages
...marked on maps. A year later, Sir Francis Drake on his voyage round the world made his celebrated note "this Cape is a most stately thing, and the fairest...the whole circumference of the earth, and we passed it on 18 June." In 1580, Portugal was annexed to Spain and until 1640 Portuguese trade interests were...
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Cape Town, Tavern of the Seas

Lawrence George Green - 2005 - 205 pages
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Cape Town

Andrew Langley - 2005 - 48 pages
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Cape Landscapes: Sir John Herschel's Sketches, 1834-1838

Brian Warner, John Frederick William Herschel - 2006 - 179 pages
...in. Sir Francis Drake's observation (or rather, that which appears in his ship's log) that it was the 'most stately thing and the fairest Cape we saw in the whole circumference of the world' in 1580 has been echoed down the centuries. In the early part of the nineteenth century, when...
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American History Told by Contemporaries - Volume I: Era of ..., Volume 1

Albert Bushnell - 2007 - 624 pages
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