Under Tops'ls and Tents

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Scribner, 1918 - United States - 252 pages
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Page 187 - em up, I can't get 'em up, I can't get 'em up in the morning; I can't get 'em up, I can't get 'em up, I can't get 'em up at all!
Page 189 - Hark ! hark ! the dogs do bark, The beggars are coming to town, Some in rags and some in tags, And some in velvet gowns.
Page 34 - Prayer to be said before a fight at sea against any enemy. OMOST powerful and glorious Lord God, the Lord of hosts, that rulest and commandest all things ; thou sittest in the throne judging right, and therefore we make our address to thy divine Majesty, in this our necessity, that thou wouldest take the cause into thine own hand, and judge between us and...
Page 74 - Six days shalt thou work and do all that thou art able; on the seventh day thou shalt work more and also scrape the cable.
Page 74 - States," were quite severe in their denunciations of crime. The penalty of death frequently occurred in them, and they placed the power of executing this penalty in the hands of the captain and a court-martial. Jack had already had a little foretaste of discipline, in the two weeks he had been on board ; the...
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Page 145 - ... and it was not until the damage had been done that the permission was granted, then it was too late.

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