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Page 389 - Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image: and whoso falleth not down and worshippeth, that he should be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
Page 388 - Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of music, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Page 300 - The very object too of this mutiny was to protect the life of a seaman who had forfeited it by a capital crime. A court-martial on the principal mutineers was immediately assembled ; and one was no sooner sentenced to die than the commander-in-chief ordered him to be executed on the following morning, " and by the crew of the ' Marlborough' alone, no part of the boats...
Page 260 - ... till the evening, and by the very great exertions of the ships which had the good fortune to arrive up with the enemy on the larboard tack, the ships named in the margin' were captured,* and the action ceased about five o'clock in the evening.
Page 302 - I should be very sorry that any advantage should be now taken of your advanced years. That man shall be hanged — at eight o'clock to-morrow morning — and by his own ship's company — for not a hand from any other ship in the fleet shall touch the rope. You will now return on board, Sir ; and, lest you should not prove able to command your ship, an Officer will be at hand to you who can.
Page 446 - I did all I could to prevent it, consistently with my situation, but there is a faction, fraught with all manner of ill-will to you, that, unfortunately for the two Baronets, domined over any argument or influence I could use: they will both be ordered home the moment...
Page 343 - I think it almost unnecessary to suggest to you the propriety of putting it under the command of Sir H. Nelson, whose acquaintance with that part of the world, as well as his activity and disposition, seem to qualify him in a peculiar manner for that service.
Page 404 - Venerable, off the coast of Holland, the i2th of October, by log (nth1 three PM Camperdown ESE eight mile. Wind N. by E. Sir, I have the pleasure to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...