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seen , the title and part of the story were suggested to him by the tremendous
tempest , which , in July , 1609 , dispersed the feet carrying supplies from
England to the infant colony in Virginia , and wrecked the vessel in which Sir
... tacklings of the shippe . " While the English lay at the Bermudas , in their way to
Virginia , [ that is , in the year 1609 and part of 1610 , when they were
shipwrecked there ] says Harris from the memoirs of Smith , Norwood and
Strachie , “ there ...
_ cloth of silver tissued with an eye of green- " . Steevens . Eye was anciently
used for a small portion of any thing . So in A True Declaration of the Estate of the
Colonie in Virginia , 1600 , p . 44 : “ Not an eye of sturgeon as yet appeared in the
The first publication , in the year 1626 , was , “ An Accidence or Pathway to
Experience , necessary for all young Seamen , or those that are desirous of going
to Sea ; ” by Captain John Smith , some time Governor of Virginia , and Admiral of
Next followed Strachey's Proceedings of the English Colonie in Virginia , 1612 ,
4to . and some other pamphlets of less moment . From these accounts it appears
that the Bermudas had never been inhabited , but regarded as under the ...
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Hell yeah, good read with good notes.
I was reading King John on Project Gutenberg, but I changed over to this version as I was looking up annotations. Now, I don't have to go to Google to look up the history and folio changes for specific lines.