William Dampier's Profile
Brief about William Dampier: By info that we know William Dampier was born at 1908-07-10. And also William Dampier is English Explorer.
Among the New Hollanders whom we were thus engaged with, there was one who by his appearance and carriage, as well in the morning as this afternoon, seemed to be the chief of them, and a kind of prince or captain among them.Tags: Afternoon, Among, Morning
The island Mayo is generally barren, being dry, as I said; and the best of it is but a very indifferent soil.Tags: Best, Island, Said
The world is apt to judge of everything by the success; and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.Tags: Good, Judge, Success
I commonly went ashore every day, either upon business, or to recreate myself in the fields, which were very pleasant, and the more for a shower of rain now and then, that ushers in the wet season.Tags: Business, Either, Rain
In the road ships must ride in 30, 40, or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest: and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another.Tags: Another, Road, Water
The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening in the land and we ran into it, and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water, 2 miles from the shore, clean sand.Tags: Half, Morning, Water