Journal of a Residence in the Sandwich Islands, During the Years 1823, 1824, and 1825: Including Remarks on the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants; an Account of Lord Byron's Visit in H. M. S. Blonde

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H. Fisher, son, and Jackson, 1828 - 382 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 319 - Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening in.
الصفحة 248 - And the Lord said, I have pardoned according to thy word: but as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord.
الصفحة 251 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
الصفحة 105 - How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
الصفحة 278 - Hitherto shalt thou come, but no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
الصفحة 245 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty...
الصفحة 76 - Oh, who can tell, save he whose heart hath tried, And danced in triumph o'er the waters wide, The exulting sense - the pulse's maddening play, That thrills the wanderer of that trackless way?
الصفحة 301 - In such an hour he turns, and on his view Ocean and earth and heaven burst before him. Clouds slumbering at his feet, and the clear blue Of Summer's sky, in beauty bending o'er him, — The city bright below; and far away, Sparkling in golden light, his own romantic bay.
الصفحة 300 - Amid thy forest solitudes, he climbs O'er crags that proudly tower above the deep, And knows that sense of danger, which sublimes The breathless moment — when his daring step Is on the verge of the cliff, and he can hear The low dash of the wave with startled ear, Like the death-music of his coming doom...
الصفحة 320 - Winter comes, to rule the varied year, Sullen and sad, with all his rising train — Vapours, and clouds, and storms. Be these my theme ; These, that exalt the soul to solemn thought And heavenly musing. Welcome, kindred glooms...

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