Joy Mining Continuel

20084215 that the vast waters of the atlantic were regarded with "awe and wonder, seeming to bound the world as with a chaos," needs no greater proof than the description given of it by xerif al edrizi, an eminent arabian writer, whose countrymen were the boldest navigators of the middle ages, and possessed all that was then known of geographythe ocean," he observes, "encircles the ultimate.