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APPENDIX baggage bank Bay of Biscay boat boat's bottle boys breakers breakfast breeze Bremgarten bridge Brigach canal canoe canoeist carried channel course crowd Danube dark day's deep Donaueschingen England English Englishman eyes fast feet fish floating France French German hills horse Illfurth inches ladies lake Lake of Lucerne Lake Zug land look luggage Madame Clicquot mast Meuse miles mind morning Moselle mountains never night once paddle passed pleasant pleasure pretty pulled quiet railway rapids rest Reuss Rhine river road Rob Roy rocks round rushing safe sail scenery Schaffhausen seemed seen shallow shore side soon sort steamer stones stop strange stream sure Switzerland things Titisee took tour tourist town traveller trees turn Tuttlingen village Vosges mountains voyage wading Waldshut walk waves wind wine wood
Page 106 - AVENGE, O Lord, Thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept Thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones...
Page 310 - ' written with pencil, but scarcely legible," read : " The ship Kent is on fire, Elizabeth, Joanna, and myself, commit our spirits into the hands of our blessed Redeemer ; his grace enables us to be quite composed in the awful prospect of entering into eternity.
Page 5 - ... keel. A paddle seven feet long, with a blade at each end, and a lug sail and jib, were the means of propulsion ; and a pretty blue silk Union Jack was the only ornament.
Page 219 - Kent East Indiaman, by fire, in the Bay of Biscay, on the 1st of March, 1325, by a Passenger," supposed to be Major Macgregor.
Page 249 - all I could to recollect; but no ! I had not seen the boys, and so the women went away distracted, and left me sorrowful. But suddenly, when toiling in the middle of a very difficult piece of rock-work, lowering the boat [and therefore no longer trying to remember], I remembered having seen those boys, so I ran over the fields after the anxious mamma, and soon assured her that the children had been safe an hour ago.
Page 2 - ... For now, as he sits in his little bark, he looks forward, and not backward. He sees all his course, and the scenery besides. With one powerful sweep of his paddle he can instantly turn the canoe, when only a foot distant from fatal destruction. He can steer within an inch in a narrow place, or...
Page 2 - The very things which bother the pair oar become cheery excitements to the voyager in the canoe. For now as he sits in his little bark, he looks forward and not backward. He sees all his course and the scenery besides.
Page 3 - Again, the canoe is safer than a rowing-boat, because you sit so low in it, and never require to shift your place or lose hold of the paddle ; while for comfort during long hours, for days and weeks of hard work, it is evidently the best, because you lean all the time against a swinging backboard, and the moment you rest the paddle on your lap you are as much at ease as in an arm-chair ; so that, while drifting along with the current or the wind, you can gaze around, and eat or read or chat with...
Page iii - The rivers Thames, Sambre, Meuse, Rhine, Main, Danube, Reuss, Aar, 111, Moselle, Meurthe, Marne, and Seine ; the lakes Titisee, Constance, Unter See, Zurich, Zug, and Lucerne ; together with six canals in Belgium and France, and two expeditions in the open sea of the British Channel.