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" You gentlemen of England who live at home at ease, how little do you think upon " the dangers of this infernal hunting. "
Australia and the East: Being a Journal Narrative of a Voyage to New South ... - Pagina 21
door John Hood - 1843 - 465 pagina’s
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The Monthly Review

1826
...himself to the perils of the deep without being reminded ' of the old air so popular in Britain: ' " Ye gentlemen of England, who live at home at ease, How little do you think of the dangers of the seas."' That very rare and unknown poem, Thomson's Seasons, furnishes him with...
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The Monthly Review

1826
...himself to the perils of the deep without being reminded ' of the old air so popular in Britain : ' " Ye gentlemen of England, who live at home at ease, How little do you think of the dangers of the seas." ' That very rare and unknown poem, Thomson's Seasons, furnishes him with...
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The Atlantic Club-book: Being Sketches in Prose and Verse, Volume 2

1834
...YARN, ABOUT PATTYGONEY AND bTHER MATTERS. BY TYKONE POWER. . " Ye gentlemen of England, who sit at home at ease, How little do you think upon the dangers or the seas.1 ' A FEW years 'bapk it was my hard fortune to be penned, for four months, on board a...
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Autobiography of an Irish traveller

Irish traveller - 1835 - 296 pagina’s
...ever learned was a fine old English ballad, beginning thus : — " Ye gentlemen of England, who sit at home at ease, How little do you think upon the dangers of the seas." • The air is manly and expressive ; while the sentiments it breathes are so descriptive of the hardships...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 27

1839
...of life and property that has taken place on our own shores. I may well quote an old song, and say " Ye gentlemen of England, who live at home at ease,...little do you think upon the dangers of the seas." Amongst these dangers, a frequent and a most fearful accident is, the loss of the ship's rudder ; when...
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Old Humphrey's Observations

George Mogridge, Old Humphrey - 1839 - 344 pagina’s
...This is the land-scene, what then is the state of things at sea! " Ye gentlemen of England, who sit at home at ease, How little do you think upon the dangers of the seas!" Many a boat is drifting on the beach bottom uppermost ; many a barge driven from its moorings; and...
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Sergeant Bell and His Raree-show

Old Humphrey - 1839 - 447 pagina’s
...to cut away the main-mast. A wild wave sweeps away two poor sailors into the deep ! The song says, ' Ye gentlemen of England, Who live at home at ease, How little do ye think upon The dangers of the seas !' " Very true ! very true ! poor sailors suffer many hardships,...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages: A ...

Percy Society - 1840
...English Songs," vol. ii. p. 130, there is a much longer version of the present ballad. — EFR You gentlemen of England Who live at home at ease, How little do you think On the dangers of the seas ; While pleasure does surround you, Our cares you cannot know, Or the pain...
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 1

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - 1841
...of life and property that has taken place on our own shores. I may well quote an old song, and say " Ye gentlemen of England, who live at home at ease,...little do you think upon the dangers of the seas." Amongst these dangers, a frequent and a most fearful accident is, the loss of the ship's rudder ; when...
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Old Humphrey's observations

George Mogridge - 1841
...This is the land-scene, what then is the state of things at sea! " Ye gentlemen of England, who sit at home at ease, How little do you think upon the dangers of the seas!" Many a boat is drifting on the beach bottom uppermost ; many a barge driven from its moorings; and...
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