Facts about Will Adams

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Summary

Will Adams was a famous Explorer from England, who lived between September 24, 1564 and May 16, 1620. He/she became 55 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Will.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: William Shakespeare, George Herbert, Thomas Fuller, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, William Cartwright, Evangelista Torricelli, Thomas Campion, King James I, Thomas Shepard, William Laud, Thomas Wentworth, Claudio Monteverdi, Roger Williams, John Biddle, Samuel de Champlain, John Wilkins, Roger de Rabutin, William Adams, Orlando Gibbons, William Harvey

Famous quotes by Will Adams (10)


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"If our countries had war the one with the other, that was no cause that he should put us to death; with which they were out of heart that their cruel pretense failed them. For which God be forever-more praised"
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"From the ship all things were taken out, so that the clothes which I took with me on my back I only had"
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"Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here in Japan known to my poor wife, in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless; which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience"
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"In the end of five years I made supplication to the king to go out of this land, desiring to see my poor wife and children according to conscience and nature"
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"So I departed and was free from imprisonment"
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"So in process of four or five years the emperor called me, as divers times he had done before"
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"So that between the Cape of St. Maria and Japan we were four months and twenty-two days; at which time there were no more than six besides myself that could stand upon his feet"
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"Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary"
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"Not only I lost what I had in the ship, but from the captain and the company generally what was good or worth the taking was carried away; all which was done unknown to the emperor"
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"At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other"


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