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" But yet they are nothing so monstrous or giant-like as they are reported, there being some Englishmen as tall as the highest of any we could see. But peradventure the Spaniards did not think that ever any Englishman would come thither to reprove them,... "
Narrative and Critical History of America: Spanish explorations and ... - Stran 606
uredili: - 1886
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The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Admiral Sir Francis Drake, Knt

1843 - 428 strani
...thereupon might presume the more boldly to lie : " the name Pentagones, five cubits, namely, 1\ feet, describing the full height, (if not somewhat more,) of the highest of them."* Modern voyagers have described these people as a strong and powerful race, but by no means exceeding...
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The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Sir Francis Drake: With Numerous Original ...

John Barrow - 1844 - 187 strani
...thereupon might presume the more boldly to lie: the name Pentagones, five cubits, namely 7£ feet, describing the full height (if not somewhat more) of the highest of them." Modern voyagers have described these people as a strong and powerful race, but by no means exceeding...
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Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Sir Francis Drake: With Numerous Original ...

John Barrow - 1844 - 187 strani
...and thereupon might presume the more boldly to lie: the name Pentagones, five cubits, namely "J feet, describing the full height (if not somewhat more) of the highest of them." powerful race, but by no means exceeding the ordinary size of Europeans. It is not a little curious...
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The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake: Being His Next Voyage to that to ...

Sir Francis Drake, William Sandys Wright Vaux - 1854 - 295 strani
...thereupon might presume the more boldly to lie ; the name Pentagones, Fiue cubits, viz., 7 foote and halfe, describing the full height (if not somewhat more) of the highest of them. But this is certaine, that the Spanish cruelties there vsed, haue made them more monstrous in minde...
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The English Circumnavigators: The Most Remarkable Voyages Round the World by ...

David Laing Purves - 1874 - 831 strani
...might presume the more boldly to lie ; the name " Pentágona," "Five Cubits," viz., seven feet and a half, describing the full height, if not somewhat more, of the highest of them. But this is certain, that the Spanish cruelties there used have made them more monstrous in mind and...
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Eminent Sailors: A Series of Biographies of Great Naval Commanders ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1882 - 333 strani
...thereupon might presume the more boldly to lie ; the name Pentagones, five cubits, nearing 7^ feet, describing the full height (if not somewhat more) of the highest of them." There are no grounds for believing that, in reality, they exceeded the ordinary stature of Europeans....
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Shore and sea; or, Stories of great vikings and sea captains

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1883 - 348 strani
...might presume the more boldly to lie. The name Pentagones, five cubits, meaning seven and a half feet, describing the full height (if not somewhat more) of the highest of them." It is now known that they are not as tall as ordinary Englishmen. The early voyagers seem to have been...
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Narrative and Critical History of America, Količina 2

Justin Winsor - 1886
...finding bones in a grave ten feet and more of stature ; and Pernetty's Voyage aux Isles ATalonines (Paris, 1770) gives the testimony of an engraving...standing beside a European in Don Casimiro de Ortega's Resiimtn histirico del primer viage hecho al rcdcdor del munJo, emprcndido for Jfcrnando de Afagallanes...
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NARRATIVE AND CRITICAL HISTORY OF AMERICA

JUSTIN WINSOR - 1886
...these words : " Magellane was not altogether deceived in naming them giants, for they generally diner from the common sort of men both in stature, bigness,...more) of the highest of them." This last sneer is in QUONIAMBEC.1 Fletcher's worst vein. The etymology of " Pentagones " is all his own. Magellan's people...
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Narrative and Critical History of America: Spanish explorations and ...

Justin Winsor - 1886
...thither to reprove them, and thereupon might presume the more boldly to lie, — the name Pentagoncs, five cubits, viz. seven foot and half, describing...more) of the highest of them." This last sneer is in QUONIAM Fletcher's worst vein. The etymology of " Pentagones " is all his own. Magella tinctly that...
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