Hunt's Yachting Magazine, Volume 7 (Google eBook)

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Hunt, 1858 - Yachting
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Page 488 - That dwell in ships, like swarms of rats, and prey Upon the goods all nations...
Page 463 - ... show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 10 points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam on the port side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least 2 miles. (d) The said green and red...
Page 463 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 10 points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam...
Page 463 - Sidelights" means a green light on the starboard side and a red light on the port side...
Page 34 - To excel them all in love ; we'd read no books That were not tales of love that we might smile To think how poorly eloquence of words Translates the poetry of hearts like ours ! And when night came, amidst the breathless Heavens...
Page 464 - All vessels, whether steam- vessels or sail- vessels, when at anchor in roadsteads or fairways, shall, between sunset and sunrise, exhibit where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light in a globular lantern of eight inches in diameter, and so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light, visible all around the horizon, and at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 183 - tis we, And ye list, and ye look ; but what do ye see ? Can ye hush one sound of our voice to peace, Or waken one note, when our numbers cease ? Our dwelling is in the ALMIGHTY'S hand ; We come, and we go at his command. Though joy or sorrow may mark our track, His will is our guide, and we look not back ; And if, in our wrath, ye would turn us away, Or win us in gentlest airs to play, Then lift up your hearts to Him who binds Or frees, as he will, the obedient winds.
Page 478 - What is a man, If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed? a beast, no more. Sure he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and god-like reason To fust in us unus'd.
Page 230 - ... canopy that enveloped us. At last, about four in the morning, I fancied some change was going to take place; the heavy wreaths of vapour seemed to be imperceptibly separating, and in a few minutes more the solid roof of grey suddenly split asunder, and I beheld through the gap, thousands of feet overhead, as if suspended in the crystal sky, a cone of illuminated snow.
Page 182 - Naturalized British subject" whose certificate of naturalization is dated previously to August 2-4, 1850, is not limited in point of time, but is available for any time, or for any number of journeys to the continent, if countersigned afresh by the Ministers or Consuls ,f the countries which the bearer intends to visit; but a passport granted to a "Naturalized British subject...

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