English Seamen: Howard, Clifford, Hawkins, Drake, Cavendish

כריכה קדמית
Stone and Kimball, 1895 - 403 עמודים

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עמוד 93 - I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too ; and think foul scorn that Parma, or Spain, or any prince of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realm ; to which, rather than any dishonour shall grow by me, I myself will take up arms ; I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field.
עמוד 70 - Some put their trust in chariots, and some in horses ; but we will remember the Name of the LORD our God.
עמוד 236 - Fletcher, our minister, and our General himself accompanied him in that holy action. Which being done, and the place of execution made ready, he having embraced our General, and taken his leave of all the company, with prayers for the Queen's Majesty and our realm, in quiet sort laid his head to the block, where he ended his life.
עמוד 168 - And being, amongst other particulars, assured that Negroes were very good merchandise in Hispaniola; and that store of Negroes might easily be had upon the coast of Guinea...
עמוד 191 - King's island, as also the passengers before in my way thitherward stayed) I set at liberty, without the taking from them the weight of a groat...
עמוד 92 - I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman ; but I have the heart and stomach of a King, and of a King of England too...
עמוד 347 - The waves became his winding sheet, the waters were his tomb, But for his fame the ocean sea was not sufficient room.
עמוד 31 - A Declaration of the Causes moving the Queen of England to give Aid to the Defence of the People afflicted and oppressed in the Low Countries 472.
עמוד 92 - I am come amongst you, as you see, at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust.
עמוד 248 - P companions,1 and driven far to the south, "at length," to quote the words of an old narrator, " fell in with the uttermost part of land towards the South Pole, which uttermost cape or headland of all these islands stands near the 56th degree, without which there is no main nor island to be seen to the southwards, but the Atlantic Ocean and the South Sea meet in a large and free scope.

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