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Sir Francis Drake Quotes

Elizabethan Seaman, Born in Crowndale, Devon

I must have the gentleman to haul and draw with the mariner, and the mariner with the gentleman. I would know him, that would refuse to set his hand to a rope, but I know there is not any such here.

Category: Army And Navy

The advantage of time and place in all practical actions is half a victory; which being lost is irrecoverable.

Category: Battles