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Page 185 - Good night, good night ! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say — good night, till it be morrow.
Page 194 - To attempt to describe a sea-voyage from Africa to England, through the summer voyage of the world, is like attempting to describe a dream that had been one long, sweet draught of perfect happiness, where the spirit seemed to go wherever it willed, and was in company with people with whom it felt in harmony.
Page 194 - ... wherever it willed, and was in company with people with whom it felt in harmony. . There are usually musicians, or accomplished people aboard, who have no thought of hiding their light under a bushel, but who cheerfully contribute to the entertainment of their fellow passengers.
Page 193 - Southern hemisphere, with the clearly defined outline of majestic scenery, the great " Arab " again began slowly to swing away from her moorings out into the boundless ocean, soon to glide over its '3 bosom, as swiftly as a swan in its native lake.
Page 28 - Donald watched her with an idolatrous look until she passed from the room, and then with a groan sank into a chair, and buried his face in his hands. For a moment he sat in silence, then re-opened the letter.
Page 194 - ... a light unequalled in our Northern hemisphere, to simply live is a delight. That great deck seemed unnecessary for those quiet waters, but there are times when the sea changes its moods with a suddenness like that of Southern storms in the upland regions of Africa, where the whirlwinds of dust come with unexpected fury.
Page 117 - What have you done with all the money I have given you, Fingo ?"
Page 43 - This evening was the beginning of a new era in the lives of these two women, who had felt singularly drawn to each other.