Drake, Sir Francis
An English navigator of the sixteenth century; the first Englishman to sail around the world. Drake often raided Spanish treasure ships; he participated in the destruction of the Spanish Armada.
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ROME — What does it take for a Hollywood A-lister to get a private audience with Pope Francis?Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While Drake is redefining realness, Iggy is effectively “passing.”
In addition to visiting the tomb of John Paul, who died of natural causes in 2005, Agca asked to see his successor, Pope Francis.
In reality,” Francis said, “theatrical severity and sterile pessimism are often symptoms of fear and insecurity.
But the greatest sin of all for Francis is perhaps that of careerism, chiding those who honor people rather than God.
The old man seemed to be greatly agitated, and hurriedly whispering, "We thought you were never coming, sir!"Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Mr. Pickwick—deepest obligations—life preserver—made a man of me—you shall never repent it, sir.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
He was a distinguished warrior under Francis I, mortally wounded at the battle of Marignan.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Sir Cadge was about the same age as the famous beauty, and rose quite two inches above her lofty head.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills