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Sailors and Saints: Or, Matrimonial Manoeuvres, Volume 3
William Nugent Glascock
Visualização completa - 1829
addressing alarm already anxiety appeared attempt better boat brig Burton captain CHAPTER close coming commander consequence considered continued course Crank crew cried deck direction doctor duty effect Emily excited exclaimed face fair feelings fellow felt fire give guns hand Hasty head heart hope hour imagined instance interest interrupted keep ladies leave less lieutenant light look lower master mean mind minutes morning nature never night object observed occasion officers once party perceived perhaps person poor port present reason render respect returned round sail sailor seemed seen Senna ship short side soon sort spirit Spitfire stand Staunch sure surprise termed there's thing thought Tiller tion tone turn vessel veteran watch weather whilst wind wish young
Página 302 - God in Externals could not place Content. Fortune her gifts may variously dispose, And these be happy call'd, unhappy those ; But...
Página 246 - His thoughts had wholly been confin'd to form and cultivate her mind. He hardly knew, till he was told, whether the nymph were young or old; had met her in a public place, •without distinguishing her face: much less could his declining age Vanessa's...
Página 321 - Ah ! then and there was hurrying to and fro, And gathering tears, and tremblings of distress, And cheeks all pale, which but an hour ago Blushed at the praise of their own loveliness ; And there were sudden partings, such as press The life from out young hearts ; and choking sighs Which ne'er might be repeated...
Página 93 - I find thee apt ; And duller should'st thou be than the fat weed That rots itself in ease on Lethe wharf, Would'st thou not stir in this.
Página 85 - Admiralty, that the approach of the equinoctial new moon rendering it unsafe to proceed immediately out of the Chesapeake with the combined expedition, to act upon the plans which had been concerted prevj.
Página 86 - Even now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anchoring vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pass from the shore, and darken all the strand.
Página 20 - Rodmond a rueful tale of wonders read, Of dragons roaring on the enchanted coast, The hideous goblin, and the yelling ghost ; But with Arion, from the sultry heat Of noon, Palemon, sought a cool retreat And lo ! the shore with mournful prospects...
Página 142 - All was prepared — the fire, the sword, the men To wield them in their terrible array. The army, like a lion from his den, March'd forth with nerve and sinews bent to slay, — A human Hydra, issuing from its fen To breathe destruction on its winding way.