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by James Burney
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But all the Buccaneer histories that hitherto have appeared, and the number is not small, are . There is some excuse for the Buccaneer, who tells his own story.
But all the Buccaneer histories that hitherto have appeared, and the number is not small, are boastful compositions, which have delighted in exaggeration: and, what is most mischievous, they have lavished commendation on acts which demanded reprobation, and have endeavoured to raise miscreants, notorious for their want of humanity, to the rank of heroes, lessening thereby the stain upon robbery, and the abhorrence. naturally conceived against cruelty.
Burney, James, 1750-1821. Vol. IV, To the year 1723, including a history of the buccaneers of America. London, Printed by L. Hansard & Sons, for Payne and Foss. library of congress; americana. The Library of Congress.
A bestseller in its own time, The Buccaneers of America will fascinate any modern reader intrigued by piracy and by the often sordid history of European conflicts in the Caribbean and on the Spanish Main.
Captain James Burney (1750–1821), the son of the musicologist Dr Charles Burney and brother of the novelist Fanny Burney, was a well-travelled sailor, best known for A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean (1803–1817), of which this work formed a part.
The Buccaneers of America, whose adventures and misdeeds are about to be related, may be esteemed saints in comparison with the men whose names have been celebrated as the Conquerors of the New World. In the same manner as at the Lucayas, other Islands of the West Indies, and different parts of the Continent, were resorted to for recruits.
Captain in the royal navy Our books of Voyages abound in instances of the same disregard shewn to the rights of the native inhabitants, the only rightful proprietors, b. .
Captain in the royal navy. Our books of Voyages abound in instances of the same disregard shewn to the rights of the native inhabitants, the only rightful proprietors, by the navigators of other European nations, who, with a solemnity due only to offices of a religious nature, have continually put in practice the form of taking possession of Countries which to them were new discoveries, their being inhabited.
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