4 edition of A narrative of the voyages round the world performed by Captain James Cook found in the catalog.
|Statement||by A. Kippis.|
|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 15441, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 15441|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||5 microfiches (222 fr.).|
|Number of Pages||222|
Drop by anytime you want to read free — fast — latest novel. This faculty was possessed by our navigator in its full energy, as is evident from the uncommon sagacity and penetration which he discovered in a vast variety of critical and difficult situations. His judgment, in whatever related to the services he was engaged in, quick and sure. This number, at first sight, exceeded his belief. To this group Captain Cook had given the name of the Friendly Isles, or Archipelago, from the firm alliance and friendship which seemed to subsist among their inhabitants, and from their courteous behaviour to strangers.
The whole fleet made a n. Forster, to whom the same question was proposed, replied with greater wisdom and recollection, that no man, who used the sea, could say where he should be buried. When Oree pressed so ardently Captain Cook's return, he sometimes gave such answers, as left room for hope. The grateful Indian, in time to come, pointing to the herds grazing his fertile plains, will relate to his children how the first stock of them was introduced into the country; and the name of Cook will be remembered among those benign spirits, whom they worship as the source of every good, and the fountain of every blessing.
They are of a middle size, with a good shape and tolerable features. The father had been forbidden from publishing anything before till after the official volumes had appeared. Cloth could be of no service to persons who go naked. This the captain however refused, alleging, that since he punished his own people, when they committed the least offence against Otoo's, it was but just that this man should also be punished. It was another reef island; and being a new discovery, Captain Cook gave it the name of Palmerston Island, in honour to Lord Palmerston. The first is, the undaunted magnanimity with which he prosecuted his discoveries along the whole southeast coast of New Holland.
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Without your Majesty's munificence and encouragement, the world would have remained destitute of that immense light which has been thrown on geography, navigation, and the most important sciences. One man, in particular, followed the Resolution, a considerable time, and did not reach her till the object which brought him was forgotten.
I think, scarcely an action, circ. A second discharge of the same nature made him drop it, and obliged him, together with the other natives who were in the canoe, to paddle off with all possible celerity. By the possession of them, our navigators were A narrative of the voyages round the world performed by Captain James Cook book to perform the last offices to their eminent and unfortunate commander.
The other, which is the proper language of the country, and which is judged to be peculiar to Tanna, Erromango, and Annatom, is different from any that had hitherto been met with by our voyagers.
Shepherd, Plumian professor of Astronomy at Cambridge. Drawn up from Authentic Papers. On the 16th, high land was seen bearing south-west, which no one doubted to be the Australis del Espirito Santo of Quiros, and which is called by M.
If it be not so, this does not arise from the want of an illustrious example in the person of your Majesty, and that of your royal Consort. One of his first objects was to commence a friendly intercourse with the natives; but, while he was thus employed, an accident occurred, which threw all into confusion, though in the end it was rather advantageous than hurtful to the English.
His general knowledge was extensive and various: in that of his own profession he was unequalled. The rescript was as follows: 'Captain Cook, who sailed from Plymouth in July,on board the Resolution, in company with the Discovery, Captain Clerke, in order to make some discoveries on the coasts, islands, and seas of j.
A thermometer that was placed in a little hole made in one of them, and which in the open air stood only at eighty, rose to a hundred and seventy. In his temper he was somewhat hasty, but of a disposition the most friendly, benevolent, and humane.
The Atmosphere, 4. He added, that the punishing of the guilty person would be the means of saving the lives of several of Otoo's people, by deterring them from committing crimes of the like nature, and thus preventing them from the danger of being shot to death, which would certainly happen, at one time or other, if they persisted in their robberies.
It was like launching into chaos: all was obscurity, all was darkness before him; and no event can be compared with it, excepting the sailing of Magelhaens, from the straits which bear his name into the Pacific Ocean.
Being a good swimmer, he had no doubt of getting A narrative of the voyages round the world performed by Captain James Cook book to a canoe, which was at some distance ready to receive him; for his design was concerted with the natives, and had even been encouraged by Otoo.
Captain King has expressed himself concerning him in the following terms: 'The const. Oree's last request to Captain Cook was, that he would return; and when he could not obtain a promise to that effect, he asked the name of his burying-place.
As soon as he came alongside the vessel, he held up the thing which had been purchased; and, though several of the crew offered to buy it, he insisted upon delivering it to the person to whom it had been sold.
Their colour is very dark; and their aspect is not mended by a custom they have of painting their faces, some with black, and others with red pigment. Another anonymous book with many false accounts of the voyage. This book appeared six weeks before the offical account.
No author was given, resulting in much speculation. His face was full of expression; his nose exceedingly well shaped; his eyes, which were small and of a brown cast, were quick and piercing; his eyebrows prominent, which gave his countenance altogether an air of austerity.
Your Majesty began your reign in a career so glorious to princes: and wonderful has been the increase of knowledge and taste in this country. He did not, therefore, remit his vigilance; but kept his eye continually upon the chief, watching his looks, as well as his actions.
His head was small; his hair, which was a dark brown, he wore tied behind. Though his sufferings were the effects of his own misbehaviour the captain endeavoured to soften them by making him a present, and directing his wounds to be dressed by the surgeon of the ship.
This circ. There is hardly a corner of the earth, however remote and savage, that will not long remember his benevolence and humanity. It happened, however, that his musket missed fire; a circ.Narrative of the Voyages Round the World, Performed by Captain James Cook.
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