Paul Jones : a Romance, Volume 2

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Oliver & Boyd, 1826
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Page 153 - Companionless bearing destruction abroad ; But down let him stoop from his havoc on high ! Ah, home let him speed, — for the spoiler is nigh ! Why flames the far summit? Why shoot to the blast Those embers, like stars from the firmament cast ? 'Tis the fire-shower of ruin, all dreadfully driven From his eyrie, that beacons the darkness of heaven. Oh, crested Lochiel, the peerless in might, Whose banners arise on the battlements...
Page 281 - ll make thee understand the drift of all : So we stand sure, thus much for those that fall ! [Exeunt. ACT II. SCENE I.— On board the Duke of Sesse's ship at sea. Enter Boatswain and Gunner. Boats. Lay her r before the wind ; up with her canvass, And let her work ! the wind begins to whistle : Clap all her streamers on, and let her dance, As if she were the minion of the ocean ! Let her bestride the billows till they roar, And curl their wanton heads ! Ho, below there ! Sailors, [within] Ho, ho...
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