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  • He took the same route as Drake along the west coast of America.
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  • The lower Colorado river was discovered in 1540, but the explorers did not penetrate California; in 1542-1543 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo explored at least the southern coast; in 1579 Sir Francis Drake repaired his ships in some Californian port (almost certainly not San Francisco Bay), and named the land New Albion; two Philippine ships visited the coast in 1584 and 1595, and in 1602 and 1603 Sebastian Vizcaino discovered the sites of San Diego and Monterey.
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  • It took the better part of forty-five minutes to reach Drake Field.
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  • The Drake opinion took steps toward making the recission remedy less Draconian.
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  • It is pleasant to think that there is foundation for the familiar story of Sir Francis Drake playing bowls on Plymouth Hoe as the Armada was beating up Channel, and finishing his game before tackling the Spaniards.
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  • The Dutch now resolved to discover a passage into the Pacific to the south of Tierra del Fuego, the insular nature of which had been ascertained by Sir Francis Drake.
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  • In the history of the place in the 16th century few things stand out except the investments by buccaneers: in 1537 it was sacked and burned, and in 1555 plundered by French buccaneers, and in 1586 it was threatened by Drake.
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  • Meanwhile, in 1577, Sir Francis Drake had circumnavigated the globe, and on his way home had touched at Ternate, one of the Moluccas, the king of which island agreed to supply the English nation with all the cloves it produced.
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  • The members of the council received the following amounts: Mr Drake, the governor, and Colonel Clive 280,000 rupees each; and Mr Becher, Mr Watts and Major Kilpatrick 240,000 rupees each.
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  • It was a very small, very disingenuous, inevitably an anomalous, and in the vanity of proclamations and other concomitant incidents rather a ridiculous affair; and fortunately for the dignity of history - and for Fremont - it was quickly merged in a larger question, when Commodore John Drake Sloat (1780-1867) on the 7th of July raised the flag of the United States over Monterey, proclaiming California a part of the United States.
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  • Drake, History of Middlesex County, 2, p. 53 et seq.
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  • Nor should Raleigh, Drake, Hawkins, the semi-buccaneer explorers of the ocean, be omitted.
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  • His Forty Singing Seamen (1907) and Drake (1908) were characteristic of his patriotic note as a poet of the sea.
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  • Of the numerous bridges, the most remarkable are the Schloss-briicke, built after designs by Schinkel in 1822-1824, with eight colossal figures of white marble, representing ideal stages in a warrior's life, the work of Drake, Albert Wolff and other eminent sculptors; the Kurfiirstenor Lange-briicke, built 1692-1695, and restored in 1895, with an equestrian statue of the great elector, and the Kaiser-Wilhelm-briicke (1886-1889) connecting the Lustgarten with the Kaiser-Wilhelm-strasse in the inner town.
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  • In the Lustgarten is a statue of Frederick William III., by Wolff; in the Tiergarten, Drake's marble monument to the same ruler; and in the mausoleum in the park in Charlottenburg he and his queen, Louisa, are sculptured in marble by Rauch.
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  • In 1578 Sir Francis Drake first sighted the point which in 1616 was named Cape Hoorn (anglicized Horn) by the Dutch navigators Jacob Lemaire and Willem Cornelis Schouten (1615-1617).
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  • In 1579 the Englishman, Francis Drake, came to this region seeking a route home by way of the Northwest Passage, and in his futile quest he seems to have gone as far north as 43 0.1 He took possession of the country in the name of Queen Elizabeth and called it Albion.
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  • Their monopoly Spani~b was broken up by Hawkins, Drake, Frobisher, Raleigh, dominion and scores of others who recognized no peace beyond at sea, the line; and although, as far as actual colonies went, the results of Elizabeths reign were singularly meagre, the idea had taken root and the ground had been prepared.
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  • Elizabeth, partly in revenge for the treatment of Hawkins and Drake at San Juan de Ulloa, seized some Spanish treasure on its way to the Netherlands (Dec. 1569).
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  • Doyles books on the American colonies; for military history, Fortescues History of the British Army, Napiers anti Omans works on the Peninsular War, and Kinglakes Invasion of the Crimea; and for naval history, Corbetts Drake and the Tudor Navy, Successors of Drake, English in the Medilerranean and Seven Years War, and Mahans Influence of SeaPower on History and Influence of Sea-Power upon the French Revolution and Empire.
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  • The church of St Mary is almost entirely Perpendicular, and has a beautiful south porch, brasses of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries and numerous monuments, several of which, in a chantry, commemorate members of the family of Drake, lords of the manor.
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  • The town hall was built by Sir William Drake in 1642.
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  • In 1638 Francis, earl of Bedford, conveyed it to William Drake, by whose descendants it is still held.
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  • Patterson, Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak or Black Hawk (Boston, 1834), purporting to be Black Hawk's story as told by himself; and Benjamin Drake, Life of Black Hawk (Cincinnati, 1846).
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  • In 1589, the year after the Armada, he accompanied an English expedition under the command of Drake and Norris to the coast of Spain and Portugal.
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  • While a vast armament was being slowly collected for the invasion of England, Drake swept the West Indies, and in 1587 burnt a number of Spanish ships in their own harbour of Cadiz.
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  • His wife, Helena de Kay, a grand-daughter of Joseph Rodman Drake, assisted, with Saint Gaudens and others, in founding the Society of American Artists, now merged in the National Academy, and the Art Students' League of New York.
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  • To the second hypothesis Skeat (Dictionary, p. 433) objects that it "will not account for the suffix -in, and is therefore wrong; besides which the ` Dutchmen ' [who were asserted to be the authors of the name] turn out to be Sir Francis Drake" and his men.
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  • We aim to show that this ridge formed after Drake Passage opened, as a result of tectonic deformation.
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  • There were also 3 drake Smew fishing - its unusual to see more drakes than redheads.
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  • At the River mouth 3 Eider Duck were present this morning, including a nice drake.
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  • Among the commoner ducks, I found a single drake Garganey.
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  • Right across the front of the hide, swimming close together came two handsome drake RUDDY DUCKS.
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  • Author michelle malkin Francis drake channel a chill cruise was for.
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  • There, he found a plump mallard drake lying on the springy turf.
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  • Right: adult drake Baikal Teal, in captivity, Sussex, UK, February 2003.
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  • Currently I only have 2 snowy call ducks, 1 snowy call drake, and 1 gray call drake.
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  • On 15th November 1577 Drake, with the approval of Queen Elizabeth 1, set out from Plymouth Sound with his small flotilla.
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  • Francis drake channel a chill cruise was for.
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  • Later there was a ringtail Hen Harrier at Rye Harbor Farm and a drake goldeneye still on Long Pit.
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  • As the boat finally moved toward the lock gates a drake ferruginous duck was found along with a black necked grebe.
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  • But, she wasn't feeding she was chasing away a drake mallard.
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  • When you must face Drake at the end, instead of shooting him with the beams, avoid his rockets and do an overcharge.
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  • A flooded roadside area held numerous MALLARD, a few AMERICAN WIGEON and my first drake pintail of the trip.
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  • All three showed off Will's autumnal fingerpicking style and a warm, melancholic voice reminiscent of the great Nick Drake.
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  • They are almost schizophrenic in their devotion to Nick Drake or whoever.
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  • The Drake Passage was very kind to us and we enjoyed calm seas and made excellent progress.
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  • The Drake Passage also marks the northern limit of many Antarctic seabirds.
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  • Ranger later captured the British sloop of war Drake off the coast of Ireland on 24 April and pillaged the British coast.
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  • Drake's discoveries extended from Cape Mendocino to 48° N., in which latitude he gave up his quest, sailed across the Pacific and reached the Philippine Islands, returning home round the Cape of Good Hope in 1580.
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  • It was spurred into renewed activity by the audacity of Sir John Hawkins in the West Indies, and by the appearance of Drake, Cavendish and Richard Hawkins in the Pacific.
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  • Threatened with famine and with destruction from hostile Indians, the entire colony left for England on the 19th of June 1586 on Sir Francis Drake's fleet.
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  • In 1572 and 1578, however, Drake took abundant and Organi- vengeance, and in 1587 Cavendish captured the Manila galleon - a success repeated in the next century.
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  • The synonym "gray," given by Willughby and Ray, is doubtless derived from the general colour of the species, and has its analogue in the Icelandic Grdond, applied almost indifferently, or with some distinguishing epithet, to the female of any of the freshwater ducks, and especially to both sexes of the present, in which, as stated in the text, there is comparatively little conspicuous difference of plumage in drake and duck.
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  • 1 ° 16' S., which rises to a height of 790 ft., and has a deep anchorage on its eastern side where Drake is said to have anchored in 1579 to divide the spoils of the Spanish treasure ship " Cacafuego."
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  • Whether his declaration was based on stories told by the Indians of the interior, or upon reports of Spanish sailors, or had no basis at all, is not known; its chief importance lies in the fact that Carver called this undiscovered stream the Oregon, and that 1 Some early writers assert that Drake even reached the lat.
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  • All three showed off Will 's autumnal fingerpicking style and a warm, melancholic voice reminiscent of the great Nick Drake.
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  • Thursday 27th March at The Duck and Drake Ben Martin is a terrific straight-ahead jazz sax player who really goes for it.
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  • Christmas at the Drake flat is a subdued affair.
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  • Building the St Chamond In the book " TheWarrior " Drake mentions a heavy ' blower ' tank destroyer used by Baffin 's Legion.
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  • Aubrey Drake Graham, aka "Drake", is a well-known Canadian rapper.
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  • The principal believed that Drake would be more likely to foment the fight than John, so he called him into the office first.
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  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception: Story and character development are playing an increasingly important role in determining what is a good video game to buy, and this philosophy is epitomized by titles like Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception.
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  • Drake & Josh became a popular program with the tween viewers and playing the main characters' sister helped solidify Cosgrove as a favorite with everyone.
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  • In 2005 she and her Drake and Josh co-star Drake Bell played siblings yet again in the Dennis Quaid and Rene Russo film comedy Yours, Mine and Ours.
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  • Once Drake & Josh wrapped, Cosgrove landed her first headline role on iCarly, another major hit with Disney Channel viewers.
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  • It began with the iCarly theme song titled "Leave it All to Me" which also features her former Drake & Josh castmate Drake Bell.
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  • Flying mounts, such as the Nether Drake will be available to your character after you achieve level 70.
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  • A U.S. commander, John Drake Sloat, took over the fort in 1846, in the midst of the Mexican-American War.
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  • Best of all, you'll find secondary market dolls from name-brand manufacturers such as Ashton Drake, allowing you to collect the finest dolls even on a tight budget.
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  • The history of Rick Springfield on General Hospital goes all the way back to 1981, when he joined the show's cast as the heartthrob surgeon Dr. Noah Drake.
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  • Dr. Noah Drake departed to go to work at another hospital in a different city, making it easy for the show's writers and producers to bring the character back to the General Hospital cast at any time.
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  • When Dr. Noah Drake returned to the show in 2006, he was met head on by many faces from his past.
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  • Viewers were quickly brought up to date with the goings on in the doctor's life after he left the show, with information provided by both Dr. Drake and his son, Dr. Patrick Drake, played by actor Jason Thompson.
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  • Dr. Noah Drake's return to General Hospital was introduced as a result of a chance meeting between Springfield's character and another General Hospital physician in a Manhattan Bar.
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  • Viewers quickly learn that life wasn't easy for Dr. Drake during the decades he was away from General Hospital.
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  • When Dr. Drake returned to GH in 2006, his character was a struggling alcoholic whose son, also on staff at the hospital, felt a combination of ambivalence and dislike for his father.
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  • During Springfield's stint on the program during 2006 and 2007, his character managed to quit drinking and started healing his relationship with Patrick Drake, his son.
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  • Too sick to perform in a concert scheduled to benefit the hospital, Love refuses treatment until Dr. Drake agreed to pretend to be him and perform in the concert.
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  • Multiple roles have been played by Deidre Hall, Drake Hogestyn, Kristian Alfonso and Eileen Davidson.
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  • Actor Josh Taylor originally played bartender Chris Kositchek in the mid-80s; later he was cast as Roman Brady when a storyline twist changed John Black (Drake Hogestyn) from Roman Brady back to John Black again.
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  • When Drake Hogestyn (John Black) was let go from Days of Our Lives, Soap Central had an opinion and invited DOOL fans to share their own.
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  • This is a fun section for fans that explores the characters that are or have been on the show as well as John Black FAQ to help fans understand the tangled past of Drake Hogestyn's intriguing character.
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  • The modern day GH is gradually returning to the hospital setting, with attention being focused on characters like Doctor Robin Scorpio, nurse Elizabeth Webber, Doctors Patrick and Noah Drake and Doctor Monica Quartermaine.
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  • Days of Our Lives veterans Drake Hogestyn (John Black) and Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) were among the highest paid soap stars.
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  • Rumors of the imminent departures of both Drake Hogestyn and Deidre Hall sent shockwaves rippling through the daytime fandom in 2009.
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  • Jimmy (played by Aubrey Drake Graham) is a rich jock.
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  • Other lists of great Days stars may include Deidre Hall, the actress behind the long-suffering Marlena Evans and Drake Hogestyn, the man of many names who finally became just John Black.
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  • Rick Springfield - While he had been building a rock star career in the States for years, he became a household name playing Dr. Noah Drake on General Hospital.
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  • Francis portrayed Diana Colville on Days of Our Lives and was romantically paired with Drake Hogestyn's Roman Brady.
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  • The opportunity to grow and work with a group of recruiting professionals is very appealing, and an aspect that inspires me to become a part of the Drake International team.
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  • The most frequent comparison he gets is Elliott Smith, and people also compare him to Nick Drake and Sufjan Stevens.
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  • Nixon requested Merle Haggard's Okie from Muskogee and Guy Drake's Welfare Cadillac, and Cash replaced these with two more politically liberal songs.
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  • Fans of Belle and Sebastian and Nick Drake - it's time to get excited.
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  • As an adult planning an event, you might not be a fan of "Drake and Josh", and you don't play World of Warcraft, and you have no idea who Fall Out Boy is.
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  • The almshouse established in 1592 by Sir John Hawkins for decayed seamen and shipwrights is still extant, the building having been re-erected in the 19th century; but the fund called the Chatham Chest, originated by Hawkins and Drake in 1588, was incorporated with Greenwich Hospital in 1802.
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  • In 1585 it was sacked by an English fleet under Sir Francis Drake.
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  • In 1577 Francis Drake, who had previously served with Hawkins in the West Indies, undertook his celebrated voyage round the world.
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  • Reaching the Pacific through the Strait of Magellan, Drake proceeded northward along the west coast of America, resolved to attempt the discovery of a northern passage from the Pacific to the Atlantic. The coast from the southern extremity of the Californian peninsula to Cape Mendocino had been discovered by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and Francisco de Ulloa in 1539.
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  • Thomas Cavendish, emulous of Drake's example, fitted out three vessels for an expedition to the South sea in 1586.
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  • His eldest son Charles (1536-1624), lord admiral of England in 1585, sailed as commander in chief against the Spanish Armada, and, although giving due weight to the counsel of Drake and his other officers, showed himself a leader as prudent as courageous.
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  • Drake started a well on Oil Creek, Pennsylvania.
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  • At this period the supply of the raw material was insufficient to admit of any important development in the industry, and before the drilling of artesian wells for petroleum was initiated by Drake the " coal-oil " or shale-oil industry had assumed considerable proportions in the United States.
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  • In 1586 St Augustine was almost destroyed by Sir Francis Drake and it also suffered severely by an attack of Captain John Davis in 1665.
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  • In 1595 San Juan was unsuccessfully attacked by an English fleet under Sir Francis Drake; two years later another English force, led by Sir George Cumberland, occupied the city for some weeks.
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  • Christ Church, Esher, contains fine memorials of King Leopold and others, and one of its three bells is said to have been brought from San Domingo by Sir Francis Drake.
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  • The appearance of Sir Francis Drake in the bay in 1578 led to the fortification of the port, which proved strong enough to repel an attack by the Dutch in 1624.
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  • By anglers the common English species of Ephemera (vulgata and danica, but more especially the latter, which is more abundant) is known as the "may-fly," but the terms "green drake" and "bastard drake" are applied to conditions of the same species.
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  • A monument in the same script had been seen in Aleppo by Tyrwhitt Drake and George Smith in 1872.
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  • Ralph Lane, the first governor of Virginia, and Sir Francis Drake brought with them in 1586, from that first American possession of the English crown, the implements and materials of tobacco smoking, which they handed over to Sir Walter Raleigh.
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  • Dr Drake continued the list down to 1809, and described altogether 221 which had appeared within a hundred years.
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  • Des Moines is the seat of Des Moines College, a Baptist institution, co-educational, founded in 1865 (enrolment, 1907-1908, 21 4); of Drake University (co-educational; founded in 1881 by the Disciples of Christ; now non-sectarian), with colleges of liberal arts, law, medicine, dental surgery and of the Bible, a conservatory of music, and a normal school, in which are departments of oratory and commercial training, and having in 1907-1908 -1764 students, of whom 520 were in the summer school only; of the Highland Park College, founded in 1890; of Grand View College (Danish Lutheran), founded in 1895; and of the Capital City commercial college (founded 1884).
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  • Thus the connecting belt of water is narrow as compared with the extent of the oceans from north to south - Drake Strait south of South America is barely 400 m.
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  • It has also been found convenient to take the boundary between the Atlantic and Pacific, as the shortest line across Drake Strait, from Cape Horn through Snow Island to Cape Gunnar, instead of the meridian of Cape Horn.
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  • Pleasant; Penn College (Friends, 1873) at Oskaloosa; St Joseph's College (Roman Catholic, 1873) at Dubuque; Parsons College (Presbyterian, 1875) at Fairfield; Coe College (Presbyterian, 1881) at Cedar Rapids; Drake University (Disciples of Christ, 1881) at Des Moines; Palmer College (Disciples of Christ, 1889) at Legrand; Buena Vista College (Presbyterian, 1891) at Storm Lake; Charles City College (Methodist Episcopal, 1891) at Charles City; Morningside College (Methodist Episcopal, 1894) at Sioux City; Graceland College (Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints, 1895) at Lamoni.
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  • In 1544 it was captured by pirates, who plundered the town; in 1585 by Sir Francis Drake, who exacted a large ransom; and in 1697 by the French, who obtained from it more than 1,000,000.
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  • In 1568 the island of Sacrificios, near Vera Cruz, was seized by John Hawkins, who was surprised by the Spanish fleet accompanying the new viceroy, de Almansa, and escaped with Sir Francis Drake, but without the remaining ships of his squadron.
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  • This was the Drake well, on the flats of Oil Creek at Titusville; it was about 70 ft.
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  • He tells how, when he had slowly taken in the doctrine of logical figures and moods, he put it aside and would prove things only in his own way; how he then heard about bodies as consisting of matter and form, as throwing off species of themselves for perception, and as moved by sympathies and antipathies, with much else of a like sort, all beyond his comprehension; and how he therefore turned to his old books again, fed his mind on maps and charts of earth and sky, traced the sun in his path, followed Drake and Cavendish girdling the main, and gazed with delight upon pictured haunts of men and wonders of unknown lands.
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  • Eighteen years later Paul Jones, in his ship the "Ranger," succeeded in capturing the "Drake," a British sloop-of war, in the neighbouring bay; but he left without molesting the town.
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  • He had all the spirit of adventure of a Drake or a Hawkins, all the trained valour of reliance upon his comrades that mark a soldiery fighting a militia " (The Vikings in Western Christendom, p. 1 43).
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  • 1 ° 16' S., which rises to a height of 790 ft., and has a deep anchorage on its eastern side where Drake is said to have anchored in 1579 to divide the spoils of the Spanish treasure ship " Cacafuego."
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  • He commanded a ship against the Spanish Armada in 1588, and is said to have served under Drake in his expedition of 1595.
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  • In 1589 an English fleet was sent to aid the prior in a projected invasion of Portugal, but owing to a quarrel between its commanders, Sir Francis Drake and Sir John Norris, the expedition was abandoned.
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  • Vigo was attacked by Sir Francis Drake in 1585 and 1589.
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  • The voyage of Drake across the Pacific was preceded by that of Alvaro de Mendana, who was despatched from Peru in 1567 to discover the great Antarctic continent which was believed to extend far northward into the South sea, the search In Pacific. for which now became one of the leading motives of Pacific. exploration.
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  • The appearance of Drake on the Peruvian coast led to an expedition being fitted out at Callao, to go in chase of him, under the command of Pedro Sarmiento.
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  • Two large refineries, one on Newtown Creek, Long Island, and another in South Brooklyn, also on Long Island, were in successful operation when the abundant pr oduction of petroleum, which immediately followed the completion of the Drake well, placed at the disposal of the refiner a material which could be worked more profitably than bituminous shale.
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