The Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, R.N. to the Arctic Regions: For the Discovery of a North West Passage; Performed in the Years 1829-30-31-32 and 33
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The Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, Knt. R.N., to the Arctic Regions ...
Полный просмотр - 1835
The Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, R.N. to the Arctic Regions: For the ...
Полный просмотр - 1835
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Стр. 357 - Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Стр. 310 - As she was earrying away the last piece, they levelled their muskets at the cubs, and shot them both dead ; and in her retreat they wounded the dam, but not mortally. " It would have drawn tears of pity from any but...
Стр. 199 - God, the life and light Of all this wondrous world we see; Its glow by day, its smile by night, Are but reflections caught from thee; Where'er we turn, thy glories shine. And all things fair and bright are thine! When day, with farewell beam, delays Among the opening clouds of even, And we can almost think we gaze Through golden vistas into heaven, Those hues, that make the sun's decline So soft, so radiant, Lord! are thine.
Стр. 636 - Or in the starry regions, or th' abyss, To Reason's and to Fancy's eye display'd: The first up-tracing, from the dreary void, The chain of causes and effects to Him, The world-producing Essence, who alone Possesses being ; while the last receives The whole magnificence of heaven and earth, And every beauty, delicate or bold, Obvious or more remote, with livelier sense, Diffusive painted on the rapid mind.
Стр. 342 - But it needs only a slight exaggeration to prove the old adage that there is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
Стр. 553 - Little Jack Horner Sat in a corner Eating a Christmas pie; He put in his thumb, And pulled out a plum, And said, "What a good boy am I!
Стр. 701 - This summer, like that of 1818, was beautifully fine, but extremely unfavourable for navigation, and our object being now to try a more northern latitude, we waited with anxiety for the disruption of the ice, but in vain, and our utmost endeavours did not succeed in retracing our steps more than four miles, and it was not until the middle of November that we succeeded in cutting the vessel into a place of security, which we named ' Sheriffs' Harbour. I may here mention that we named the newly-discovered...
Стр. 50 - You shall swear truth to God, your Prince, and Country; you shall do nothing but to the glory of God and the good of the action in hand, and harm to no man.
Стр. 64 - After continuing there a considerable time together, and nothing appearing in sight, they sat down close together and wept bitterly. At length one of the two died, and the other's strength was so far exhausted that he fell down and died also in attempting to dig a grave for his companion.
Стр. 240 - ... by a small conical piece. The whole was built from within, and each slab was cut so that it retained its position without requiring support until another was placed beside it, the lightness of the slabs greatly facilitating the operation. When the building was covered in, a little loose snow was thrown over it, to close up every chink, and a low door was cut through the walls with the knife.