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admiration appears arms beautiful believe body British called cause character command consequence consider continued course court danger death doubt effect enemy England English equal expression feeling force France French genius give given greater hand happiness head heart honour hope human immediately important increase interest Italy Junius kind king late learned least less letters live look Lord manner means mind moral nature Nelson never object observations occasion officers once opinion original passed passion perhaps persons political poor possession present produced quaker readers reason received remained respect seems seen sent ship society sometimes soon spirit success supposed taken taste thing thought tion true whole wish writer young
80 ページ - A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse was lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horseshoe nail.
389 ページ - Tis Greece, but living Greece no more ! So coldly sweet, so deadly fair, We start, for soul is wanting there. Hers is the loveliness in death, That parts not quite with parting breath ; But beauty with that fearful bloom, That hue which haunts it to the tomb ; Expression's last receding ray, A gilded halo hovering round decay, The farewell beam of Feeling past away!
388 ページ - The sting she nourished for her foes, Whose venom never yet was vain, Gives but one pang, and cures all pain, And darts into her desperate brain...
387 ページ - O'er emerald meadows of Kashmeer Invites the young pursuer near, And leads him on from flower to flower A weary chase and wasted hour, Then leaves him, as it soars on high, With panting heart and tearful eye : So Beauty lures the full-grown child, With hue as bright, and wing as wild ; A chase of idle hopes and fears, Begun in folly, closed in tears.
451 ページ - I desire to enjoy it with your love and consent, that we may always live together as neighbors and friends ; else what would the great God do to us, who hath made us not to devour and destroy one another but to live soberly and kindly together in the world?
28 ページ - In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together.
389 ページ - Such is the aspect of this shore; 'Tis Greece, but living Greece no more! So coldly sweet, so deadly fair, We start, for soul is wanting there. Hers is the loveliness in death, That parts not quite with parting breath...
469 ページ - All that could be done was to fan him with paper, and frequently to give him lemonade to alleviate his intense thirst. He was in great pain, and expressed much anxiety for the event of the action, which now began to declare itself. As often as a ship struck, the crew of the Victory...
470 ページ - I have called two or three of our fresh ships round, and have no doubt of giving them a drubbing." "I hope," said Nelson, "none of our ships have struck?" Hardy answered, "There was no fear of that.
469 ページ - Hardy ; and as that officer, though often sent for, .could not leave the deck, Nelson feared that some fatal cause prevented him, and repeatedly cried ; " Will no one bring Hardy to me ? He must be killed ! He is surely dead !". An hour and ten minutes elapsed from the time when Nelson received his wound, before Hardy could come to him.