The Works Of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt Volume 1

Paperback | October 12, 2012

bySir Walter Raleigh

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ... officers, to make for Newfoundland, to repair and refresh their ships; but before, as well as after, they arrived there, great disorders arose: some took to courses of their own head, and ran away from him, as was before mentioned;, and many others proved so refractory and ungovernable, that, when he came to the isle of St Christopher's, he wasAtSt.Chri forced, under the conduct of his cousin, Mr. Herbert, tot0Pher' ship them home. Of whom, though he had shewed some uncommon generosity to some of them, he says, in the letter he wrote from thence to his wife on the 22d of March, "I know they will not spare to wound me;" and further declares, " There is never a base slave in all the fleet that "hath taken the pains and care that I have done; that hath "slept so little, and travelled so much: my friends will not "believe them, and for the rest I care note." In another letter he sent from hence at the same time to sir Ralph Winwood, he writes to the same sense, and further adds; "But these being gone, I shall," says he, "be able, if I "live, to keep the sea till the end of August, with some "four reasonable good shipsf;" for to that number was his fleet now reduced. By the time here proposed of continuing at sea, there might have now been thoughts of some course to qualify the misadventure of the mine, and enable them to reattempt it; perhaps by some little trading voyages: but how probable that he should design any thing so far as the East Indies, or that with such small force he intended to go for the western islands, to attack the Mexico fleet, and surprise the caracks, as in the king's Declaration is laid to Ralegh's charges, we shall leave for others to decide. It is plain that nothing of this was put in practice; for when they...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ... officers, to make for Newfoundland, to repair and refresh their ships; but before, as well as after, they arri...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:242 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.51 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217375766

ISBN - 13:9780217375764

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