A Voyage Round the World in the United States Frigate Columbia: Attended by Her Escort the Sloop of War John Adams, and Commanded by Commodore George C. Read ...
H. Mansfield, 1842
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Fitch Waterman Taylor
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action Adams already American appearance associations attended beautiful boat bright building called Captain character Chinese Christian church clouds Columbia commanding Commodore connection continued course dark deck deemed deep desired distance dream early English entered exhibited feelings feet foreign four friends frigate fruit further gazed give green grounds hand happy head heart hour hundred interest island kind lady land language leave light look manner meet mind missionaries morning native nature never night officers once passed person possessed present Rajah reached received residence rest sails scene seemed seen sent ship shore side soon spirit standing taste thing thought thousand tion town trees United walk walls wind young
Page 24 - Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery : he cometh up, and is cut down like a flower ; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Page 24 - Forasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God, in his wise providence, to take out of this world the soul of our deceased brother, we therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust ; looking for the general resurrection in the last day, and the life of the world to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ; at whose second coming in glorious majesty to judge the 292 THE RITUAL.
Page 119 - This is a good man ; here is nothing for me;" but when his master came to the prayer of the publican, " God be merciful to me a sinner...
Page 57 - Oh, Sir ! the good die first, And they whose hearts are dry as summer dust Burn to the socket.
Page 94 - Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?
Page 25 - World to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ ; at whose second coming in glorious Majesty to judge the World, the Earth and the Sea shall give up their Dead ; and the corruptible Bodies of those who sleep in him shall be changed, and made like unto his own glorious Body ; according to the mighty working whereby he is able to subdue all things unto himself.
Page 222 - FAREWELL !— but whenever you welcome the hour That awakens the night-song of mirth in your bower, Then think of the friend who once welcomed it too, And forgot his own griefs to be happy with you.
Page 103 - Fill'd with the face of heaven, which, from afar Comes down upon the waters, all its hues, From the rich sunset to the rising star, Their magical variety diffuse ; And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is gray.
Page 17 - tis a fearful night, There's danger on the deep, I'll come and pace the deck with thee, I do not dare to sleep." " Go down !" the sailor cried, " go down, This is no place for thee ; Fear not ! but trust in Providence, Wherever thou mayst be.
Page 105 - I never addressed myself in the language of decency and friendship to a woman, whether civilized or savage, without receiving a decent and friendly answer. With man it has often been otherwise. In wandering over the barren plains of inhospitable Denmark, through honest Sweden...