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Dictionary of National Biography - Page 3
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The steady aim, examples and encouragements from modern biography

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1863
...wave ; and, what was worst of all, none of us thought ourselves prepared for another world. I had been in many imminent dangers before now, but the worst of them all was but playgame in comparison with this. I had long before this repented me of that roving course of life,...
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The English Circumnavigators: The Most Remarkable Voyages Round the World by ...

David Laing Purves - Explorers - 1874 - 831 pages
...were all in. I had been in many imminent dangers before now, some of which I have already related ; but the worst of them all was but a playgame in comparison with this. I must confess that I wa> in great conflicts of mind at this time. Other dangers came not upon me with such a leisurely and...
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Notable voyages, from Columbus to Parry

William Henry G. Kingston - 1880
...was, as Dampier confesses, none of them thought themselves prepared for another world. " I had been in many imminent dangers before now, but the worst of them all was but a plaything in comparison with this. Other dangers came not upon me with such a leisurely and dreadful...
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The Sea Fathers: A Series of Lives of Great Navigators of Former Times

Sir Clements Robert Markham - Discoveries in geography - 1884 - 221 pages
...every wave. What was worst of all none of us thought ourselves prepared for another world. I had been in many imminent dangers before now, but the worst...comparison with this. I must confess that I was in great conflict of mind at that time. Other dangers came not upon me with such a leisurely and dreadful solemnity....
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Pioneers in Australasia

Sir Harry Johnston, Johnston Harry - 2000 - 318 pages
...succession. "What was worst of all, none of us thought ourselves prepared for another world. I have been in many imminent dangers before now, but the worst of them all was but a play game in comparison to this." In the middle of the night heavy rain fell, which not only lessened...
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Treasure and Intrigue: The Legacy of Captain Kidd

Graham Harris - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 348 pages
...make a landfall. Dampier reflects upon this episode of his life in the following terms: I had been in many imminent dangers before now, but the worst of them all was but a play-game by comparison with this. I must confess that I was in great conflicts of mind at this time. Other dangers...
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The Buccaneer's Bell

Hugh Edwards - Shipwrecks - 2006 - 240 pages
...were all in. I had been in many imminent dangers before now, some of which I have already related, but the worst of them all was but a play-game in comparison with this. I must admit I was in great conflicts of mind at this time. Other dangers did not come upon me with such a...
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