from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hakluyt, Richard 1552?-1616. English geographer who published collected accounts of English exploratory voyages in Principal Navigations, Voyages, and Discoveries of the English Nation (1589).


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  • The next day they anchored in Smeerenberg Harbour, close to that island of which the westernmost point is called Hakluyt's Headland, in honour of the great promoter and compiler of our English voyages of discovery.

    The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

  • The narrative of this voyage is chiefly taken from that given by Harris, compared and corrected from that in the collection of Hakluyt, which is said to have been written by Mr. Francis Pretty of Eye, in Suffolk, a gentleman who sailed, in the expedition.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 10 Arranged in systematic order: Forming a complete history of the origin and progress of navigation, discovery, and commerce, by sea and land, from the earliest ages to the present time.

  • MI5, MI6, Mossad etc all come under government scrutiny to some degree, so they do their worst through Hakluyt, which is made up of ex-government SIS agency employees and hired guns that have the right attitude for that kind of work.

  • Boyd Hakluyt and Maria Posador aren't idiots and even Vados and Diaz seem more driven over the edge by their prolonged impasse than stupid.

    MIND MELD: Books We Love That Everyone Else Hates (and Vice Versa)

  • In 1593, White wrote a letter to a man named Richard Hakluyt describing his 1590 voyage.


  • What the judges ignored, and what we reveal here, is that the listings were fabricated in London by a common office of the CIA and MI6, Hakluyt and Co., of which Frank Wisner is also an administrator.

    sarkozy – cia – rothschilds – mafia

  • Richard Hakluyt published pictures of yogis (certain kinds of practitioner), though whether they were Hindu or Buddhist is not specified.

    Hegel on Buddhism

  • Hakluyt gradually moves from his initial belief that people don't mind being governed - they just resent the mechanisms of government - to an understanding that the situation is more complex, and is both about the extent of control and the awareness of the control.

    End Game

  • Femme fatale Maria Posador tells Hakluyt, while beating him soundly at chess, that "each move must be seen in relation to the whole."

    End Game

  • The two political movements are more evenly matched than they first appear, and the plot is a series of moves and counter-moves as characters are blocked, taken out of play sometimes murderously or exchanged; similarly Hakluyt receives expositions from both sides, often reversing his allegiance.

    End Game


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