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Sketches of the Coast of Maine and Isles of Shoals, with Historical Notes
Benjamin Franklin Decosta
No preview available - 2015
afterwards Amarinta appears Argall ascend ashore Aureole Bar Harbor beach beautiful boat breeze called Captain Captain John Smith cliffs climb coast of Maine cove descend distance Dog Mountain Eagle Lake east side Echo Notch English Father Biard feet fish fisherman foot French Frenchman's Bay glimpse Gosport granite Green Mountain half havo head height hero hills hour Indians Isles of Shoals Jesuits John Smith Jordan's Pond Kebo land ledges light look Lubec mist Moun Mount Desert Mount Mansell Newport night North-east ocean Oldstyle Otter Creek peak Pemetic Penobscot Penobscot Bay ramble reached ridge rising road rock sail Sargent Sargent's Mountain Saussaye Savages says seen ship shore Somesville soon sound South-west Harbor Star Island storm summit tain thoy tide tion valley vessel voyage walk wall waves White Island wind woods
Page 52 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head: The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon...
Page 180 - HOLLAND. A COUNTRY that draws fifty foot of water, In which men live, as in the hold of Nature ; And when the sea does in upon them break, And drown a province, does but spring a leak...
Page 223 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 164 - I've written her, and he'll laugh, and she'll laugh, and they'll go to bed laughing. I had better make up my mind that this is the end, that she will never come back from this holiday. I don't even know whether it's really her uncle she's visiting. There are as many fish in the sea as ever came out of it, Miss Warren thought, crumbling a roll, desperately aware of her uncared-for hands, the girl with the Jew, for instance. She was as poor as Janet was that evening in the cinema; she was not lovely...
Page 114 - The phantoms which haunt a desert are want, and misery, and danger ; the evils of dereliction rush upon the thoughts; man is made unwillingly acquainted with his own weakness, and meditation shows him only how little he can sustain, and how little he can perform.
Page 183 - The first place I set my foot upon in New England, was the Isle of Shoals, being islands in the sea, about two leagues from the main. Upon these islands, I neither could see one good timber tree, nor so much good ground as to make a garden.
Page 28 - Savages, like other people, overrated, sometimes, their own possessions. Nevertheless, they understood how to induce him to remain, for they said, — "'You must come, for our sagamore Asticou is dangerously ill, and if you do not come, he will die without baptism, and will not go to heaven, and you will be the cause of it, for he wishes to be baptized.
Page 157 - Who seem'd the phantom of a Giant in it, Enwound him fold by fold, and made him gray And grayer, till himself became as mist Before her, moving ghostlike to his doom.