The Nautical Magazine, Volume 1

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Pagina 405 - Each of us thought the other weaker in intellect than himself, and more in need of advice and assistance.
Pagina 403 - Had my own life alone been threatened, I would not have purchased it by such a measure ; but I considered myself as intrusted also with the protection of Hepburn's, a man, who, by his humane attentions and devotedness, had so endeared himself to me, that I felt more anxiety for his safety than for my own.
Pagina 308 - Ricks, 14 Ark. 286. Of the time of the rising and setting of the sun and moon.
Pagina 130 - There are but two things which, in my opinion, can reasonably deprive us of this cheerfulness of heart. The first of these is the sense of guilt. A man who lives in a state of vice and impenitence, can have no title to that evenness and tranquillity of mind which is the health of the soul, and the natural effect of virtue and innocence.
Pagina 448 - Almighty's hand, We come and we go at His command ; Though joy or sorrow may mark our track, His will is our guide, and we look not back ; And if, in our wrath, ye would turn us away, Or...
Pagina 402 - Michel were speaking to each other in an elevated angry tone ; that Mr. Hood being seated at the fire-side, was hid from him by intervening willows, but that on hearing the report he looked up, and saw Michel rising up from before the tent-door, or just behind where Mr. Hood was seated, and then going into the tent. Thinking that the gun had been discharged for the purpose of cleaning it, he did not go to the fire at first ; and when Michel called to him that Mr. Hood was dead, a considerable time...
Pagina 236 - Johnnies, he had been so long kept from us. At eight o'clock in the evening it began to moderate, and by midnight we succeeded in getting a boat on board of the prize, after a run of between three and four hundred miles. Such is the scale of nautical sport ! And where, I now beg to ask, is the fox...
Pagina 126 - A shark, like a midshipman, is generally very hungry ; but in the rare cases when he is not in good appetite, he sails slowly up to the bait, smells to it, and gives it a poke with his shovel-nose, turning it over and over. He then edges off...
Pagina 95 - Leopold, decorated with the iron cross, &c., &c., &c., his minister of foreign affairs, who, after having exchanged their full powers, found to be in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles: ARTICLE I. The high contracting parties take note of, and record — let.
Pagina 469 - Act for explaining amending and reducing into one Act of Parliament the laws relating to the government of his Majesty's ships vessels and forces by sea...

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