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Historical Account of the Circumnavigation of the Globe: And of the Progress ...
Vista completa - 1849
afterward America anchored appeared approach arms arrived authority boats brought called canoes Cape Captain carried chief coast commander continued Cook course covered crew determined direction discovered discovery east effect English expedition feet finding fire five formed four gave given hands head History honour Hope inhabitants island Isles king known land latitude leagues leaving length longitude Magellan March months morning narrative natives navigator nearly night observed obtained ocean officers once Pacific passage passed person Port possession present proceeded reached received remained remarked round sailed savages says seemed seen sent ship shore side sight signs soon South Sea southern Spain Spaniards stood Straits supposed taken tion took vessels visited voyage whole winds wood
Página 64 - ... besought almighty God of his goodness to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea.
Página 349 - To this disappointment we owed our having it in our power to revisit the Sandwich Islands, and to enrich our voyage with a discovery which, though the last, seemed in many respects to be the most important that had hitherto been made by Europeans throughout the extent of the Pacific Ocean.
Página 242 - as large as a one-gallon keg, and very like it : he had horns and wings, yet he crept so slowly through the grass, that if I had not been afeard I might have touched him.°...
Página 367 - English Synonymes. With copious Illustrations and Explanations, drawn from the best Writers.
Página 292 - But if I had followed the advice of all our pretended friends, I might have extirpated the whole race ; for the people of each hamlet or village, by turns, applied to me to destroy the other.
Página 265 - Ocean, with a good ship expressly sent out on discoveries, a healthy crew, and not in want either of stores or of provisions, would have been betraying not only a want of perseverance, but of judgment, in supposing the South Pacific Ocean to have been so well explored that nothing remained to be done in it.
Página 119 - As who pursued with yell and blow Still treads the shadow of his foe, And forward bends his head. The ship drove fast, loud roared the blast, And southward aye we fled. And now there came both mist and snow, And it grew wondrous cold: And ice, mast-high, came floating by, As green as emerald.
Página 22 - ... magnitude, and separated by two vast oceans from all the earth hitherto known by civilized man ! And how would his magnanimous spirit have been consoled, amidst the afflictions of age and the cares of penury, the neglect of a fickle public, and the injustice of an ungrateful king, could he have anticipated the splendid empires which were to spread over the beautiful world he had discovered ; and the nations, and tongues, and languages which were to fill its lands with his renown, and to revere...