The United Service Journal, Μέρος 3

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H. Colburn, 1837
 

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Σελίδα 300 - his name was Alexander Selkirk, a Scotchman, who had been master of the " Cinque Ports," a ship that came here last with Captain Dampier, who told me that this was the best man in her ; so I immediately agreed with him to be a mate on board our ship.
Σελίδα 9 - Ah ! Dampier, you would have made them but a poor meal ; " for I was as lean as the captain was lusty and fleshy.
Σελίδα 299 - Cast on the wildest of the Cyclad Isles, Where never human foot had mark'd the shore, These ruffians left me — Yet believe me, Areas, Such is the rooted love we bear mankind, All ruffians as they were, I never heard A sound so dismal as their parting oars.
Σελίδα 546 - The least sanguine people here expect, the latter end of this month or the beginning of the next, to have the account of the taking of Cape Breton, and of all the forts with hard names in North America. Captain...
Σελίδα 147 - ... evidence, the assertion of the official Gazette of the same year notified his being among the quick. In Number 3906 is the following statement : — " St. James's, April 18th, Captain William Dampier being prepared to depart on another voyage to the West Indies, had the honour to kiss her Majesty's hand on Friday last, being introduced by his Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral.
Σελίδα 270 - The pulsations of the air, once set in motion by the human voice, cease not to exist with the sounds to which they gave rise.
Σελίδα 324 - In poundage and drawbacks I lose half my rent, Whatever they give me, I must be content, Or join with the court in every debate; And rather than that, I would lose my estate." Thus ended the Knight; thus began his meek wife: " It must, and it shall be a barrack, my life. I'm grown a mere mopus; no company comes But a rabble of tenants, and rusty dull rums.
Σελίδα 324 - But if you will give us a barrack, my dear, The captain, I'm sure, will always come here; I then shall not value his deanship a straw, For the captain, I warrant, will keep him in awe; Or, should he pretend to be brisk and alert, Will tell him that chaplains should not be so pert; That men of his coat should be minding their prayers, And not among ladies to give themselves airs.
Σελίδα 299 - Was there ever yet any thing written by mere man that was wished longer by its readers, excepting Don Quixote, Robinson Crusoe, and the Pilgrim's Progress?
Σελίδα 156 - Bounds belonging or in any wise appertaining, To have and to hold, all and singular...

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