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" It doth not become me to say how far the principal objects of our voyage have been obtained. Though it hath not abounded with remarkable events, nor been diversified by sudden transitions of fortune; though my relation of it has been more employed in... "
The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. ... - Page 266
by James Cook - 1821
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1815
...kind xm became so obvious, that 1 had little occasion to recommend the one, or to exert the Oliver. It doth not become me to say how far the principal objects of our voyage have been qb,tained. Though it hatU nut abounded witli remarkable events, nor been diversified by sudden transitions...
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Sanitary economy: its principles and practice ; and its moral influence on ...

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Hygiene - 1850 - 320 pages
...obvious, that I had little occasion to recommend the one or to exert the other. It doth not become mo to say how far the principal objects of our voyage...sudden transitions of fortune, though my relation of it hath been more employed in tracing our course by sea than in recording our operations on shore, this...
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Captain Cook's Three Voyages Round the World: With a Sketch of His Life

James Cook - Explorers - 1880 - 512 pages
...the ship. Captain Cook concludes his account of this his second voyage round the world as follows : " It doth not become me to say how far the principal objects of our voyage have been attained. Had we found out a continent there, we might have been better enabled to gratify curiosity...
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Maritime Discovery: A History of Nautical Exploration from the ..., Volume 2

Charles Rathbone Low - Discoveries in geography - 1881
...lime-juice. On this point Cook writes as follows, in concluding the narrative of this famous voyage : ' It doth not become me to say how far the principal objects of our voyage have been attained. Had we found out a continent there, we might have been better enabled to gratify curiosity...
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Captain Cook's voyages

1882
...the ship. Captain Cook concludes his account of this his second voyage round the world as follows: " It doth not become me to say how far the principal objects ol our voyage have been attained. Had we found out a continent there, we might have been better enabled...
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Captain Cook

Sir Walter Besant - Voyages and travels - 1890 - 191 pages
...Sunday, July 30th, 1775, the ships dropped anchor at Spithead. It doth not become me (Cook sums up) to say how far the principal objects of our voyage...in tracing our course by sea than in recording our observations on shore, this, perhaps, is a circumstance from which the curious reader may infer that...
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The discovery of Australia: with maps and illustrated appendix

Albert Frederick Calvert - Australia - 1893 - 91 pages
...divide the judgment of philosophers." And in these modest words he sums up his second voyage : — " It doth not become me to say how far the principal objects of our voyage have been attained. Though it hath not abounded with remarkable events, nor been diversified by sudden transitions...
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Cook's voyages of discovery, ed. by J. Barrow

James Cook - 1904
...obvious, that I had little occasion to recommend the one or to exert the other. CONCLUSION. It does not become me to say how far the principal objects of our voyage have been obtained. Though it has not abounded with remarkable events, nor been diversified by sudden transitions of fortune ; though...
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The Voyages of Captain Cook

James Cook - Australia - 1999 - 470 pages
...will remove. Captain Cook concludes his account of this his second voyage round the world as follows: 'It doth not become me to say how far the principal objects of our voyage have been obtained. Had we found out a continent there, we might have been better enabled to gratify curiosity; but we...
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