La Pérouse (17411788)

La Pérouse, a celebrated French navigator, born near Albi, in Languedoc; after distinguished services in the navy was in 1785 sent with two frigates on a voyage of discovery by Louis XVI.; “the brave navigator” went forth, sailing along the Pacific shores of America and Asia as far as Botany Bay, but never returned; “the seekers search far seas for him in vain; he has vanished trackless into blue immensity, and only some mournful mysterious shadow of him hovers long in all heads and hearts” (17411788).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Laocöon
Laodamia
Laodicea
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Laotze
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