A voyage to India; or, Three months on the ocean, by the author of 'Charlie's discoveries'. (Google eBook)

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Page 105 - Yet more, the depths have more ! What wealth untold, Far down, and shining through their stillness lies ! Thou hast the starry gems, the burning gold, Won from ten thousand royal argosies ! Sweep o'er thy spoils, thou wild and wrathful main ! Earth claims not these again.
Page 82 - A THOUSAND miles from land are we, Tossing about on the roaring sea ; From billow to bounding billow cast, Like fleecy snow on the stormy blast : The sails are scattered abroad, like weeds, The strong masts shake, like quivering reeds, The mighty cables, and iron chains, The hull, which all earthly strength disdains, They strain and they crack, and hearts like stone Their natural hard, proud strength disown. Up and...
Page 10 - A WET sheet and a flowing sea, A wind that follows fast And fills the white and rustling sail And bends the gallant mast; And bends the gallant mast, my boys, While like the eagle free Away the good ship flies, and leaves Old England on the lee. O for a soft and gentle wind!
Page 82 - And amidst the flashing and feathery foam The stormy petrel finds a home, A home, if such a place may be For her who lives on the wide, wide sea, On the craggy ice, in the frozen air, And only seeketh her rocky lair To warm her young, and to teach them to spring At once o'er the waves on their stormy wing ! O'er the deep!
Page 187 - Word from the Greek, Latin, Saxon, German, Teutonic, Dutch, French, Spanish, and other Languages ; with their present Acceptation and Pronunciation.
Page 82 - And, amidst the flashing and feathery foam, The Stormy Petrel finds a home, A home, if such a place may be For her who lives on the wide, wide sea...
Page 69 - Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
Page 88 - Deeper, deeper let us toil In the mines of knowledge ; Nature's wealth and learning's spoil Win from school and college; Delve we there for richer gems Than the stars of diadems.
Page 82 - And amidst the flashing and feathery foam, The Stormy Petrel finds a home ; A home, if such a place may be For her who lives on the wide wide sea, On the craggy ice, in the frozen air, And only seeketh her rocky lair To warm her young, and to teach them spring At once o'er the waves on their stormy wing.
Page 1 - They fix the bars, and heave the windlass round ; At every turn the clanging pauls resound ; Up-torn reluctant from its oozy cave The ponderous anchor rises o'er the wave.

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