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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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