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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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We Will be Heard: A South African Exile Remembers

Bojana Vuyisile Jordan - 1986 - 207 pages
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Nelson Mandela: A Voice Set Free

Rebecca Stefoff - 1990 - 135 pages
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Inskripsies op padrões, posklippe, grafstene en bakens

Pieter Schoonees - 1991 - 71 pages
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A Treasury of Quotations

Alan Lennox-Short - 1991 - 292 pages
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Between Two Shores: Flora and Fauna of the Cape of Good Hope

Michael Fraser - 1994 - 192 pages
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 26

Leeds Barroll - 1998 - 432 pages
...challenged traditional conceptions of the Cape in a revolutionary way. England's master sailor proclaimed it "a most stately thing, and the fairest Cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth" (3:742).10 The "fair" Cape rescued many English sailors from the deathly grip of scurvy and other illnesses...
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The Wild Almond Line

Larry Schwartz - 2000 - 285 pages
...idyllic. The sixteenth-century English explorer, Sir Francis Drake, circumnavigating the world pronounced: 'This cape is a most stately thing and the fairest...cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth.' That was almost a century before white settlement. Hundreds before pass laws, imprisonment without...
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The Morning Light: A South African Childhood Revalued

Prudence Smith - 2000 - 336 pages
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Travels in South Africa

Gavin Bell - 2000 - 304 pages
...Francis Drake evidently, on his jaunt on the Golden Hind in 1580, being moved to write in his journal of 'the fairest Cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth'. The rugged profile of Table Mountain dominates everything in every direction as far as the eye can...
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Envisioning the Worst: Representations of "Hottentots" in Early-modern England

Linda Evi Merians - 2001 - 289 pages
...introduction, contrasts with Sir Francis Drake's brief description of the delight he felt at the Cape: "This Cape is a most stately thing, and the fairest...Cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth." :f A new entry in the 1598 edition chronicles the first contact between English sailors and the people...
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