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Sir Humfrey Gylberte and His Enterprise of Colonization in America (Paperback) Loot Price: R404
Discovery Miles 4 040
Sir Humfrey Gylberte and His Enterprise of Colonization in America (Paperback): Rev Carlos Slafter
Sir Humfrey Gylberte and His Enterprise of Colonization in America (Paperback): Rev Carlos Slafter

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Sir Humfrey Gylberte and His Enterprise of Colonization in America (Paperback)

Rev Carlos Slafter

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Loot Price R404 Discovery Miles 4 040

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...ech other with hope of hard fuccefle to be all paft, and of the good to come. So agreeing to cary out lights alwayes by night, that we might keepe together, he departed into his Frigat, being by no meanes to be intreated to tarie in the Hind, which had bene more for his fecurity. Immediately after followed a (harpe ftorme, which we ouerpaffed for that time. Pray fed be God. The weather faire, the Generall came aboord the Hind againe, to make metric together with the Captaine, Mafter and company, which was the laft meeting, and continued there from morning vntill night. During which time there pafled fundry difcourfes, touching affaires paft, and to come, lamenting greatly the lofle of his great fhip, more of the men, but moft of all of his bookes and notes, and what els I know not, for which hee was out of meafure grieued, the the fame doubtles being fome matter of more importance then his bookcs, which I could not draw from him: yet by circumftance I gathered the fame to be y Ore which Daniel the Saxon had brought vnto him in the New found land. Whatfocuer it was, the remembrance touched him fo deepe, as not able to containe himfelfc, he beat his boy in great rage, euen at the fame time, fo long after the mif-carrying of the great fhip, becaufe vpon a faire day, when wee were becalmed vpon the coaft of the New found land, nccre vnto Cape Race, he fent his boy aboord the Admirall, to fetch certaine things: amongft which, this being chiefc, was yet forgotten and left behind. After which time he could neuer conueniently fend againe aboord the great fhip, much IcfTe hee doubted her ruine fo neere at hand. Herein my opinion was better confirmed diuerfly and by fundry conjectures, which makcth me haue the greater hope of this rich Mine. For where as...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Rev Carlos Slafter
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-33446-3
Barcode: 9781154334463
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-33446-5

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