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Atlantis

Atlantis

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The New Atalantis
by Francis Baconis a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. ThisPortable Document File is furnished free and without any charge of any kind.
Any person us-ing this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk.
Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associatedwith the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material containedwithin the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way.
The New Atalantis
by Francis Bacon,the Pennsylvania State University,
 Electronic Classics Series
,Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced aspart of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English,to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them.Cover Design: Jim ManisCopyright © 1998 The Pennsylvania State University
The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university.
 
THE NEW ATLANTIS
by
FRANCIS BACON.
(Written in 1626.)
NEW ATLANTIS
W
E
 
SAILED
 
FROM
P
ERU
, where we had continued by thespace of one whole year, for China and Japan, by theSouth Sea, taking with us victuals for twelve months;and had good winds from the east, though soft andweak, for five months’ space and more. But then thewind came about, and settled in the west for many days,so as we could make little or no way, and were some-times in purpose to turn back. But then again therearose strong and great winds from the south, with apoint east; which carried us up, for all that we coulddo, toward the north: by which time our victuals failedus,though we had made good spare of them. So that find-ing ourselves, in the midst of the greatest wilderness of waters in the world, without victual, we gave ourselvesfor lost men, and prepared for death. Yet we did lift upour hearts and voices to God above, who showeth Hiswonders in the deep; beseeching Him of His mercy thatas in the beginning He discovered the face of the deep,and brought forth dry land, so He would now discoverland to us, that we might not perish.And it came to pass that the next day about eveningwe saw within a kenning before us, toward the north,as it were thick clouds, which did put us in some hopeof land, knowing how that part of the South Sea wasutterly unknown, and might have islands or continentsthat hitherto were not come to light. Wherefore we bent
The New Atlantis
– Bacon
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