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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers, chapter 1 (search)
eir iron-armed and stalwart crew: Joy glistens in each wild blue eye Turned to green earth and summer sky: Each broad, seamed breast has cast aside Its cumbering vest of shaggy hide: Bared to the sun, and soft warm air, Streams back the Norseman's yellow hair. I see the gleam of axe and spear; The sound of smitten shields I hear, Keeping a harsh and fitting time To Saga's chant and Runic rhyme. I.—how the Northmen discovered north America. [about the year 860, a Danish sailor named Gardar was driven upon the shores of Iceland, after which that island was settled by a colony from Norway. About a hundred years later, Greenland was settled from Iceland; Eirek the red being the first to make the voyage. With him went one Heriulf, whose son Biarni had been in the habit of passing every other winter with his father, and then sailing on distant voyages. Then happened what follows.] That same summer (985 or 986) came Biarni with his ship to Eyrar (Iceland), in the spring of whi
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers, Index. (search)
345, 346. Escobar, 40. F. Fabian, Robert, 56. Faner, Sidrack, 302. Ferdinand and Isabella, 16, 25, 27, 37, 51, 52. Ferdinando, 190, 191. Ferdinando, Simon, 179. Fire of New England, The, 352. First encounter, The, of Pilgrims, 319. Fish in New England, 350. Florida visited, 73, 125, 141. Francis I. (of France), 60, 99, 103. Frederycke, Master, Kryn, 305. French in Canada, The, 97-118. in Florida, The, 141-212. G. Gallegos, Baltasar de, 124, 126, 131. Gardar, 3. Gilbert, Sir, Humphrey, 169-174. Captain Raleigh, 222-227. Gloucester (Mass.) harbor, 344, 349. Gorges, Sir, Ferdinando, 335. Gosnold (or Gosnoil), Bartholomew, 203-213, 222, 231, 232. Gourgues, Dominic de, 166. Granganimeo, 180. Wife of, 184. Greene, Henry, 296-301. Gregory XIII., Pope, 290, 328. Grenville (or Greenville), Sir Richard, 188, 190, 193. Guachoya, Cacique of, 135, 139. Gudrid, 14. Guernache, 151. H. Hackit, Thomas, 143. Hais, John de,