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Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier: Including an ... - Page 74
by Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1831 - 461 pages
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On the Spanish main

Herbert Strang - History - 1907 - 367 pages
...had sailed. The soul of the great mariner was strangely moved: he fell on his knees, and "besought Almighty God of His goodness to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship on that sea." Then he called up Oxnam and others of his company, and told them of his desire and prayer....
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History of England: From the accession of Henry VIII to the revolution of ...

Frederick York Powell, Thomas Frederick Tout - Great Britain - 1908
...climbed a tall tree, and from its top looked down on the Pacific. He fervently prayed " Almighty God to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea," which had hitherto been navigated by the ships of Spain alone. In 1573 he was back at Plymouth, with...
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The Cradle of the Deep: An Account of a Voyage to the West Indies

Sir Frederick Treves - West Indies - 1908 - 378 pages
...LXIH. OLLOWED THE GOLD with silver nor from there " besought Almighty God of His goodness to give hii and leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea." prayer was answered and in five years' time. Moving southwards the party of pirates and Indians re;...
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Voyages and travels: ancient and modern, with introductions, notes and ...

Herodotus, Cornelius Tacitus, Philip Nichols, Francis Pretty, Walter Bigges, Edward Hales, Sir Walter Raleigh, George Campbell Macaulay, Thomas Gordon - Travel - 1910 - 394 pages
...\breese], a very fair day, had seen that sea, of which he had heard such golden reports: he " besought Almighty GOD of His goodness, to give him life and...that sea ! " And then calling up all the rest of our [17 English] men, he acquainted JOHN OXNAM especially with this his petition and purpose, if it would...
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Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern

Herodotus, Cornelius Tacitus, Philip Nichols, Francis Pretty, Walter Biggs, Edward Haies, Sir Walter Raleigh, George Campbell Macaulay - Voyages and travels - 1910 - 394 pages
...on the isthmus of Darien, from which, first of Englishmen, he looked on the Pacific, and "besought Almighty God of His goodness to give him life and...leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea." The fulfilment of this prayer is described in the second of the voyages here printed, in which it is...
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Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern

Herodotus, Cornelius Tacitus, Philip Nichols, Francis Pretty, Walter Biggs, Edward Haies, Sir Walter Raleigh, George Campbell Macaulay - Voyages and travels - 1910 - 394 pages
...isthmus of Darien, from which, first of Englishmen, he looked on the Pacific, and "besought Almighty Cod of His goodness to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea." The fulfilment of this prayer is described in the second of the voyages here printed, in which it is...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 7

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1911
...the South Seas, and with that touch of romantic enthusiasm that redeemed all his piracies, "besought Almighty God of His goodness to give him life and...leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea." Drake arrived in Plymouth on Sunday, 9 Aug. 1573, during sermon-time, when the news of his return "did...
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Old Panama and Castilla del Oro: a narrative history of the discovery ...

Charles Loftus Grant Anderson - History - 1911 - 559 pages
...first English commander to view the Pacific ocean. He was so transported by the sight that he "besought Almighty God of His goodness to give him life and...leave to sail once in an English ship in that sea." This was the nth of February, 1573. "From that time forward," says Camden, "his mind was pricked on...
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The European Beginnings of American History: An Introduction to the History ...

Alice Minerva Atkinson - Europe - 1912 - 398 pages
...Pacific. No Englishman had ever before beheld the Pacific, and as Drake looked out over it he prayed God to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship upon its waters. To add to his enthusiasm for this new venture he learned that on the western coast...
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Ten Great Adventurers

Kate Dickinson Sweetser - Adventure and adventurers - 1915 - 280 pages
...a mighty thrill they saw the untried ocean of Drake's dreams, and, "sinking on his knees, he prayed Almighty God of His goodness to give him life and leave to sail once in an English ship on that sea!" He called the other seventeen Englishmen around him, and they stood in silence, straining...
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