The Pine-tree Coast

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estes & Lauriat, 1890 - Atlantic Coast - 393 pages

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Page 17 - TRAVEL, in the younger sort, is a part of education ; in the elder, a part of experience. He that travelleth into a country, before he hath some entrance into the language, goeth to school, and not to travel.
Page 97 - Authentic tidings of invisible things ; Of ebb and flow, and ever-during power ; And central peace subsisting at the heart Of endless agitation.
Page 168 - Spanish sailors with bearded lips, And the beauty and mystery of the ships, And the magic of the sea. And the voice of that wayward song Is singing and saying still: 'A boy's will is the wind's will, And the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts.
Page 393 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammennill 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 m 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 134 - They have a custom of taking Tobacco, sleeping at noon, sitting long at meals some-times four times in a day, and now and then drinking a dram of the bottle extraordinarily : the smoaking of Tobacco, if moderately used refresheth the weary much, and so doth sleep.
Page 25 - Oh — yes — yes — to be sure — Annapolis must be defended — troops must be sent to Annapolis — Pray where is Annapolis?" — "Cape Breton an island! wonderful — show it me in the map. So it is, sure enough. My dear sir, you always bring us good news. I must go and tell the king that Cape Breton is an island.
Page 278 - George the First was always reckoned Vile, but viler George the Second ; And what mortal ever heard Any good of George the Third ? When from earth the Fourth descended God be praised, the Georges ended ! WS Landor.
Page 193 - Good-by to Pain and Care ! I take Mine ease to-day : Here where these sunny waters break, And ripples this keen breeze, I shake All burdens from the heart, all weary thoughts away.
Page 20 - With roomy decks ; her guns of mighty strength, Whose low-laid mouths each mounting billow laves : Deep in her draught, and warlike in her length, She seems a sea-wasp flying on the waves.
Page 93 - I within a city, I, So full of vague unrest, Would almost give my life to lie An hour upon thy breast ! To let the wherry listless go, And, wrapt in dreamy joy, Dip, and surge idly to and fro, Like the red...

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