But," said I, "you swim well enough to reach to the shore, and the sea is calm; make the best of your way to shore, and I will do you no harm; but if you come near the boat I'll shoot you through the head, for I am resolved to have my liberty;" so he turned himself about, and swam for the shore, and I make no doubt but he reached it with ease, for he was an excellent swimmer.
Once or twice in the daytime I thought I saw the Pico of Teneriffe, being the high top of the Mountain Teneriffe in the Canaries, and had a great mind to venture out, in hopes of reaching thither; but having tried twice, I was forced in again by contrary winds, the sea also going too high for my little vessel; so, I resolved to pursue my first design, and keep along the shore.
I bethought myself, however, that, perhaps the skin of him might, one way or other, be of some value to us; and I resolved to take off his skin if I could.
He then told me he was resolved not to differ with me in anything, and that therefore he would importune me no more about it, resolving to acquiesce in whatever I did or said; only begged I should then agree, that whatever it was, it should no more interrupt our quiet and our mutual kindness.
But we got at last into Milford Haven, in Wales, where, though it was remote from our port, yet having my foot safe upon the firm ground of my native country, the isle of Britain, I resolved to venture it no more upon the waters, which had been so terrible to me; so getting my clothes and money on shore, with my bills of loading and other papers, I resolved to come for London, and leave the ship to get to her port as she could; the port whither she was bound was to Bristol, where my brother's chief correspondent lived.
My nephew was ready to sail about the beginning of January 1694-5; and I, with my man Friday, went on board, in the Downs, the 8th; having, besides that sloop which I mentioned above, a very considerable cargo of all kinds of necessary things for my colony, which, if I did not find in good condition, I resolved to leave so.
Here, also, I took in several live hogs, and two cows with their calves, which I resolved, if I had a good passage, to put on shore in my island; but we found occasion to dispose otherwise of them.
It was upon the hearing of these guns that they took down their masts and sails: the sound coming from the windward, they resolved to lie by till morning.
Most tax controversies continue to be resolved
through negotiation with Appeals.
OTC:PAIM) announced today that the Board of Directors resolved
(1) to allow the Preferred shareholders the right to immediately convert 10,000 preferred shares for 1 common share.
The Board of Directors of Biotage AB has resolved
to propose the General Meeting to authorize the Board to, until the Annual General Meeting 2007, at one or several occasions and with or without deviation from the shareholders' preferential rights, adopt resolutions to issue shares and/or convertibles.
The Arbitration Tribunal had previously resolved
to temporarily suspend the Arbitration Process, then at its final stage, after the issuance of a precautionary measure (injunction) on May 6, 2005 by the District Court of Villa Maria del Triunfo at the request of Algamarca arguing on the competency of one of the members of the Tribunal.