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Cape of Good Hope
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
a point of land in southwestern South Africa
  • We had a very prosperous gale, till we arrived at the Cape of Good Hope, where we landed for fresh water; but discovering a leak, we unshipped our goods and wintered there; for the captain falling sick of an ague, we could not leave the Cape till the end of March.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (0% in)
  • But meeting a trade-wind two days after I came on board him, we sailed southward a long time, and coasting New Holland, kept our course west-south-west, and then south-south-west, till we doubled the Cape of Good Hope.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (98% in)
  • We sailed with a fair wind to the Cape of Good Hope, where we staid only to take in fresh water.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (99% in)
  • However, I did then believe us to be about 10 degrees southward of the Cape of Good Hope, or about 45 degrees southern latitude, as I gathered from some general words I overheard among them, being I supposed to the south-east in their intended voyage to Madagascar.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (82% in)

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