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Страница 48 - Leg, that just before had been so much pained by the Fetter. Upon this he reflected on the nature of Pleasure and Pain in general, and how constantly they succeed one another. To this he added, that if a Man of a good Genius for a Fable were to represent the Nature of Pleasure and Pain in that way of Writing...
Страница 171 - If I gained the shore, could I get out of the surf, which at this time was heavy on the beach ? and, supposing I succeeded in this point, should I be able to walk, climb the cliffs, and get to a house? If not, there was little chance of life remaining long in me; but if I could make myself heard on board the brig, then I should secure immediate assistance. I got within two hundred yards of her, the nearest possible approach, and, summoning all my strength, I sung out as well as if I had been on shore.
Страница 369 - America," beating eight cutters and seven Schooner Yachts which started in the race. The Cup is offered to the New York Yacht Club, subject to the following conditions: Any organized Yacht Club of any foreign country shall always be entitled, through any one or more of its members, to claim the right of sailing a match for this cup with any Yacht or other vessel of not less than thirty nor more than three hundred tons, measured by the Custom House rule of the country to which the vessel belongs.
Страница 47 - Socrates his fetters were knocked off (as was usual to be done on the day that the condemned person was to be executed) being seated in the midst of his disciples, and laying one of his legs over the other, in a very unconcerned posture, he began to rub it where it had been galled by the iron ; and whether it was to...
Страница 170 - I know that rny limbs would again resume their office?" He found the tide (to use a sea term) was broke. It did not run so strong: so he abandoned the buoy, and steered for the land, towards which, with the wind from the eastward, he found he was now fast approaching. The last trial of his fortitude was now at hand, for which he was totally unprepared, and which he considers (sailors being not a little superstitious) the most difficult of any he had to combat.
Страница 154 - I've wander'd o'er, Clombe many a crag, cross'd many a moor, But, by my halidome, A scene so rude, so wild as this, Yet so sublime in barrenness, Ne'er did my wandering footsteps press, • Where'er I happ'd to roam."— XIV.
Страница 369 - Club, and not of the members thereof, or owners of the vessels winning it in a match; and that the condition of keeping it open to be sailed for by Yacht Clubs of all foreign countries, upon the terms above laid down, shall forever attach to it, thus making it perpetually a Challenge Cup for friendly competition between foreign countries.
Страница 36 - ... sound He hears, and thrice the hollow decks rebound ; Upstarting from his couch on deck he sprung ; Thrice with shrill note the boatswain's whistle rung: All hands unmoor ! proclaims a boisterous cry, All hands unmoor ! the cavern'd rocks reply.
Страница 169 - Up to this time, Winterton Light had served, instead of a land-mark, to direct his course ; but the tide had now carried him out of sight of it, and in its stead " a bright star stood over where" his hopes of safety rested. With his eyes steadfastly fixed upon it, he continued swimming on, calculating the time when the tide would turn. But his trials were not yet past. As if to prove the power of human fortitude, the sky became suddenly overclouded, and " darkness was upon the face of the deep.
Страница 481 - Two Years' Cruise off Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands, Patagonia, and the River Plate : A Narrative of Life in the Southern Seas. By W. PABKEB SNOW, late Commander of the Mission Yacht Allen Gardiner ; Author of " Voyage of the Prince Albert in Search of Sir John Franklin.