The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs

Brown, Son and Ferguson, 1836

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Página 641 - O, it is monstrous ! monstrous ! Methought the billows spoke, and told me of it ; The winds did sing it to me ; and the thunder, That deep and dreadful organ-pipe, pronounced The name of Prosper ; it did bass my trespass. Therefore my son i' the ooze is bedded ; and I'll seek him deeper than e'er plummet sounded, And with him there lie mudded.
Página 114 - As to the project, however, which was announced in the.- newspapers of making the voyage directly from New York to Liverpool, it was, he had no hesitation in saying, perfectly chimerical, and they might as well talk of making a voyage from New York or Liverpool to the moon.
Página 326 - A WET sheet and a flowing sea, A wind that follows fast And fills the white and rustling sail And bends the gallant mast; And bends the gallant mast, my boys. While like the eagle free Away the good ship flies, and leaves Old England on the lee. O for a soft and gentle wind...
Página 770 - Laws may be operated by an unlicensed person, shall be inspected internally and externally once each year, between the first day of June and the first...
Página 771 - STATE OF NEW YORK, Secretary's Office. I have compared the preceding with an original act of the Legislature of this state on file in this office, and do certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom and of the whole of said original.
Página 476 - Scotland — a nation cast in the happy medium between the spiritless acquiescence of submissive poverty, and the sturdy credulity of pampered wealth — cool and ardent — adventurous and persevering — winging her eagle flight against the blaze of every science, with an eye that never winks, and a wing that never tires...
Página 558 - Tigris went down, it scarcely exceeded eight minutes ; whilst the operation of sinking itself did not consume more than three ; indeed the gale was so very violent, that I doubt whether the most powerful vessel, such as a frigate, could have resisted it, unless she were already secured to the bank; and for this there was, in our case, little or no time, as it was barely possible, in the position of our consort, to make fast and save the vessel. " I had little, or rather no hope, that the Euphrates...
Página 325 - said the pitying Spirit, " Dearly ye pay for your primal Fall — Some flow'rets of Eden ye still inherit, But the trail of the Serpent is over them all!
Página 770 - ... between the first day of June and the first day of September, but should it be impracticable to take up or remove any stationary nets in the waters of Lake Erie on the first day of June...
Página 559 - ... on board ; scarcely a word was spoken, not a murmur was heard, and death was met with that exemplary degree of intrepidity and resignation which have been displayed by every individual throughout the arduous and trying service in which we have been engaged since January, 1835. " Having already given a faithful account of the short but eventful period of about twelve minutes occupied by the beginning, the progress, and termination of the hurricane...

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