The Romance of an Old Time Shipmaster

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Outing publishing Company, 1907 - 218 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 58 - Let others fear, to me more dear Than all the pride of May : The tempest's howl, it soothes my soul, My griefs it seems to join ; The leafless trees my fancy please, Their fate resembles mine ! Thou Pow'r Supreme, whose mighty scheme These woes of mine fulfil, Here, firm, I rest, they must be best, Because they are Thy will...
الصفحة 53 - When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone ? And I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.
الصفحة 37 - Father William replied, I remember'd that youth would fly fast, And abused not my health and my vigour at first, That I never might need them at last. You are old, Father William...
الصفحة 181 - The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world: the earth trembled and shook. Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known.
الصفحة 37 - You are old, Father William," the young man cried, "And pleasures with youth pass away; And yet you lament not the days that are gone: Now tell me the reason, I pray.
الصفحة 33 - Shipped, by the grace of God, in good order and
الصفحة 169 - We'll form their minds, with studious care, To all that's manly, good, and fair, And train them for the skies. While they our wisest hours engage, They'll joy our youth, support our age...
الصفحة 37 - Father William replied, I remember'd that youth could not last ; I thought of the future whatever I did, That I never might grieve for the past. You are old, Father William, the young man cried, And life must be hastening away ; You are cheerful, and love to converse upon death ! Now tell me the reason I pray.
الصفحة 42 - ... sea within its limits, and its contour, as a whole, is that of a mighty gulf; but there is neither bay nor inlet throughout its whole extent that forms a good harbor for shipping. And the off-shore islands, too, are few in number and small in extent. The land at the beach is almost everywhere low, though hills and mountains may be seen, flooded with a dreamy haze, in the distance.
الصفحة 29 - We ought to go farther than has yet been proposed, and repeal the bills in question altogether, for why should we see Great Britain getting all the slave trade to themselves; why may not our country be enriched by that lucrative traffic?

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