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afterwards Agnes appeared arms beautiful blood boats body brave brought called captain carried clear close command continued crew dark dead death deck deep directed duty enemy entered exclaimed eyes face Farmer father fear feelings fell fellow fire flag formed French frigate gave give guerilla guns hand head heard heart heavy honor hope hour land light looked master mate messmates mind minutes mother never night officer once orders party passed poor present raised ready received red flag remained replied rest returned rolling round sail saved says seemed seen ship shore side sight soon soul spirit stand stood sure sweet tell thing thought took turned vessel veteran voice walked watch waves whilst whole wild wind young
Página 162 - Glendower.—I can call spirits from the vasty deep. Hotspur.—Why, so can I; or so can any man : But will they come when you do call for them ?
Página 228 - when they saw the waters of destruction approaching. No human voice could warn them of their danger, no hand could be outstretched to save. There seemed to be a momentary stillness in the storm, and a shuddering instinct crept through every spirit,—a horrible dread of they knew not what. Still onward rolled the
Página 217 - down by me, love; come, sit thee down by me, And I will tell thee many a tale of the dangers of the sea,— Of the perils of the deep, love, when the stormy tempests roar, And the raging billows wildly dash upon the groaning shore. The skies are flaming red,
Página 220 - nevertheless, I thought of the " red flag at the fore," and as the boat lightly skimmed the surface of the dark blue waters, a feeling of honest pride swelled in my little breast;—henceforth I was to be devoted to my king and country. The
Página 237 - and was ordered to take charge of them to Ostend. There were about two thousand officers and men, most of them wounded and without a single application or dressing to the mangled parts ; yet their devotion to Napoleon was unabated, and with their stiffened limbs sore with laceration, and their bodies gashed and scored with
Página 229 - crash, the yell, and the agonized contortions of that drowning man, are present to my mind in all their horrors. The wreck was cleared, the storm abated ; a jurymast was erected, and once more the stately frigate held her way upon the
Página 196 - he spoke, A sea burst o'er them, and their cables broke ! Then, like a lion bounding from the toil, The ship shot through the billows' black recoil; Urged by the howling blast—all guidance gone— They shuddering felt her reeling, rushing on—
Página 238 - The battle of Waterloo ended the war ; Buonaparte was despatched to St. Helena, and all prospects of promotion are over. My noble patron has accomplished the number of his days, and no " red flag at the fore'' will ever fall to my lot, unless indeed I include a certain
Página 223 - quartermaster came down and inquired if Mr. Moriarty was below. A fine handsome young man, about two and twenty, immediately answered in the affirmative. " Here's a letter for you, sir," said the quartermaster, " with the Admiralty seal on the back, and a direction full of sheep-shanks and long splices