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(Biography) William. 1652–1715, English navigator, pirate, and writer: sailed around the world twice


(ˈdæm pi ər, ˈdæmp yər)

William, 1652–1715, English explorer and buccaneer.
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Chief of these, I hoped, was Mohun Dampier, an old schoolmate with whom I had held a desultory correspondence which had long ceased, as is the way of correspondence between men.
I remembered Dampier as a handsome, strong young fellow of scholarly tastes, with an aversion to work and a marked indifference to many of the things that the world cares for, including wealth, of which, however, he had inherited enough to put him beyond the reach of want.
In answer to my note apprising him of my wish to call, Dampier had written, "Don't ring--open the door and come up.
When Dampier had finished his story I could think of nothing relevant that I cared to say, and to question him would have been a hideous impertinence.
Dampier also, in the same year, says that a man in a morning's walk might kill six or seven dozen of these doves.
Freight rates for large capesize dry cargo vessels on key Asian routes, which are close to multi-month highs, are likely to remain firm as cargo activity picks up from Australia after bad weather disrupted operations at Dampier last week.
Author Ken Mulvaney presents students, academics, researchers and general interest readers with an examination of the rock art petroglyphs of the Australian Dampier Archipelago.
Although Dampier did caution that because investors are already able to purchase Lloyds shares in the market it could be harder to generate Tell Sid-style levels of interest.
Maureen Dampier, 85, and Molly Martland, 97, were special guests at the stadium for the crunch match against Wigan yesterday.
Royal author Phil Dampier said the Royal Family "are not immune to cyber-attacks".
Sweett Group has appointed Peter Dampier as commercial director for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.