The Sea Mark

The Sea Mark

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The first complete narrative history of Captain John Smith's exploration of the New England coastSmith led the men through other psalms and readings, concluding with: a€œO God make cleane our hearts within us, a€ to which the men ... Smitha#39;s two barks were rigged with lateen (or triangular) mizzen sails at the stern, for tacking into the wind. ... by adjusting ropes and braces, the captain ordered: a€œhawle off your ley sheats, ouerhawle the ley bowlin, ease your mayne brases. ... Should clouds approach, a€œwe shall haue winde . . . take in the spret sayle, in with your topsayles, lower youranbsp;...

Title:The Sea Mark
Author:Russell M. Lawson
Publisher:University Press of New England - 2015-03-22


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