Trip to the far west [of England.].

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Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper, 1840 - 192 pages
 

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Page 63 - Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. 7 Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
Page 64 - He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man's heart.
Page 95 - Lo ! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas I stand Secure, insensible ; A point of time, a moment's space Removes me to that heavenly place, Or shuts me up in hell.
Page 87 - And every shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale. Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures Whilst the landscape round it measures...
Page 59 - But the kind hosts their entertainment grace With hearty welcome, and an open face : In all they did, you might discern with ease A willing mind, and a desire to please.
Page 126 - tis all a cheat; Yet, fool'd with hope, men favour the deceit; Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay; To-morrow's falser than the former day; Lies worse; and while it says we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest.
Page 101 - Created hugest that swim the ocean stream : Him, haply, slumbering on the Norway foam, The pilot of some small night-foundered skiff Deeming some island, oft, as seamen tell, With fixed anchor in his scaly rind Moors by his side under the lee, while night Invests the sea, and wished morn delays...
Page 22 - Besides, this division fell so well in with the business of the several parts of the vessel as to give it at once precedence. The centre section would then be occupied by the engine, boiler, and coalbunkers ; thus detaching them entirely from all other parts of the vessel. The sections, Nos. 2 and 4, would be the fore and after holds, or, in case of passengers...
Page 66 - Where all the ruddy family around Laugh at the jests or pranks that never fail, Or sigh with pity at some mournful tale; Or press the bashful stranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good.
Page 22 - ... considered impossible), there can be no danger of submersion : and experience has proved, that a very small addition of buoyancy would prevent a vessel from sinking after it had been so immersed that the deck was on a level with the surface of the sea. Now, this improvement in the construction of steamers is not brought forward as an ingenious theory, or a matter of unascertained efficiency ; I merely submit, for general information, what in practice is adopted by the Dublin...

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