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ageous seas. The little frigate, not more than twice as large as the long-boat of a merchantman, too small a bark to pass through the ocean sea at that season of the year, was nearly wrecked. The general, sitting abaft with a book in his hand, cried out to those in the Hind, We are as neere to heaven by sea as by land. That same night, about twelve o'clock, the lights of the Squirrel suddenly disappeared; and neither the vessel, nor any of its crew, was ever again seen. The Hind reached Falmouth in Sept. 22. safety. On Gilbert, see Hayes, in Hakluyt, III. 184—203; Parmenius to Hakluyt, III. 203—205; Clark's Relation, ibid. 206—208; Gilbert to Peckham, in Purchas, III. 808; leigh to Gilbert, in Tytler's Raleigh, 45. The bold spirit of Raleigh was not disheartened by 1584 the sad fate of his step-brother; but his mind revolved a settlement in a milder climate; and he was determined to secure to England those delightful countries Chap. III.} 1584. Mar. 25. from which the P<