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Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal: Or, Eighteen Months in the Polar ...
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 2019
Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal Or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions ...
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ahead amongst appeared Assistance Harbour astern August Baffin's Bay Barrow's Straits Beechey Island Behring's Straits bergs beset boat breeze brigs broken cairn Cape Farewell Cape Hotham Cape Walker Captain Penny cheering cliffs close coast cold Cornwallis Island crew deck direction drift Erebus Esquimaux expedition fast feet fixed ice floe formed gale gallant Greenland Griffith's Island icebergs Intrepid Jones's Sound journey labour Lady Franklin Lancaster Sound land latitude Lieutenant mass Melville Bay Melville Island miles morning night north-west northern northward officers open water pack party passed Penny's piece Pioneer Polar Possession Bay reached Rescue Resolute route sail screw seamen season seen ships showed side Sir James Ross Sir John Franklin sledge snow Somerville Island soon southern southward squadron steam steamers temperature thick traces travelling Union Bay vessels weather Wellington Channel westward whalers whilst wind winter quarters
Seite 36 - And now the storm-blast came, and he Was tyrannous and strong : He struck with his o'ertaking wings, And chased us south along. With sloping masts and dipping prow, As who pursued with yell and blow Still treads the shadow of his foe, And forward bends his head, The ship drove fast, loud roar'd the blast, And southward aye we fled.
Seite 152 - Thy holy sacraments : and to all Thy people give Thy heavenly grace ; and especially to this congregation here present ; that with meek heart and due reverence they may hear and receive Thy holy word; truly serving Thee in holiness and righteousness all the days of their life.
Seite 152 - ALMIGHTY GOD, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves ; Keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls ; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Seite 22 - God-likeness is the human soul. The vast cathedral of NATURE is full of holy scriptures, and shapes of deep, mysterious meaning. But all is solitary and silent there: no bending knee, no uplifted eye, no lip adoring, praying. Into this vast cathedral comes the human soul, seeking its Creator; and the universal silence is changed to sound, and the sound is harmonious and has a meaning, and is comprehended and felt.
Seite 151 - Thy way is in the sea, and thy paths in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known.
Seite 22 - I HEARD the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls ! I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls. I felt her presence, by its spell of might, Stoop o'er me from above ; The calm majestic presence of the Night, As of the one I love.
Seite 63 - The Earl of Chatham, with his sword drawn Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, longing to be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham.
Seite 111 - West, down amongst the coral-girded isles of the South Sea, or here where the grim North frowns on the sailor's grave, you will always find it alike ; it is the monument raised by rough hands, but affectionate hearts, over the last home of their messmate; it breathes of the quiet churchyard in some of England's many nooks, where each had formed his idea of what was due to departed worth ; and the ornaments that Nature decks herself with, even in the desolation of the Frozen Zone, were carefully culled...
Seite 313 - ... a long period to become liberated from this cause alone. More was expected from our southerly drift, which still continued, and must soon carry us into a milder climate and open sea. On the 19th of May, the land about Cape Searle was made out, the first that we had seen since passing Cape "Walter...