knowen unto them*) withowt turning or wa-
vering to or fro from ourf ffirst intention, not-
withstanding that Sathan did often what he could
to sowe many obstacles, trubles and lettes, accord-
ing to his accustomed subtilities. So yt is come
to passe, that God, by his onlye goodnes, hathe
geven us grace to make the furthest cut|| and
travers of the seaes that ever was made in our
memorye or kno weledg in longitude from the east
to the west, and therfore was it comonly said
bothe in France and Spayne and also amonges
us, that it was impossible [for us] to come and
salfely arrive thither where the Lorde did conduct
us, all which proceaded§ but of ignoran[ce]
and lacke of attempting that which we have not
byn afraied to give thadventure to prove, albeit
that in all marryne cardes, they sett fourthe the
coast with shippwrackes, withowt portes or rivers
which we have found otherwise as yt ffollo withe.
Thursday the last of Aprill at the breke of the
daye we discovered and clearly perceaved a faire
* P., any. f P., their.
|| P., arte, § P., persuaded.