Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier: Including an Introductory View of the Earlier Discoveries in the South Sea, and the History of the Bucaniers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier: Including an Introductory View of the Earlier Discoveries in the South Sea, and the History of the Bucaniers

Thfs volgano 1s devoted to the, Lima of three of the most eminent men that England has ever sent forth into the field of her highest achievement. The relation of their Voyages, Discoveries, and Adventures is in so far the history of the rise of her naval power. If it be that the first inspiring thoughts of our youth are inseparably connected With maritime enterprise - With the perils, vicissi tudes, new scenes, romantic incidents, the bold ness, fortitude, and endurance of men tasked to the utmost of man's moral powers.

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