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The first notable achievement was during the time of the first Tudor, Henry VII, when Vasco da Gama sailed from Portugal in 1497. 11360$ $CH3 10-10-05 09:35:15 PS PAGE 44 45 UTOPIA’S FIRST READERS At the latitude of Sierra Leone, da Gama made a bold and unprecedented move. All previous voyages of the Age of Exploration had continued south by east, following the coast of Africa. This would have been the logical choice, and the one that would have kept his ships not too far from land throughout their route down the Gabon-Congo-Angola coastline toward Guinea.

Under this general heading, Puttenham lists enigma, irony, hyperbole; they are ‘‘holding somewhat of the dissembler, by reason of a secret intent to appearing by the words, as when we go about the bush, and will not in one or a few words expresse that thing which we desire to have knowen, but do chose rather to do it by many words’’ (193). He prizes the quick wit that is scorned by Roger Ascham and John Lyly (in Euphues, 1580). His open admission of feigning allies him to Sir Philip Sidney’s sense of poetry in his Defense (ca.

As the winds are kept off by the land which everywhere surrounds it, the bay is like a huge lake, smooth rather than rough, and thus converts almost the whole center of the country into a harbor which lets ships cross in every direction to the great convenience of the inhabitants. The mouth of this bay is rendered perilous here by shallows and there by reefs. Almost in the center of the gap stands one great crag which, being visible, is not dangerous. A tower built on it is occupied by a garri- .................

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