The Pirate, Volume 1

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Archibald Constable and Company; and Hurst, Robinson, and Company, London., 1822 - 346 halaman
 

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Halaman 172 - Are you mad ? * said he ; * you that have lived sae lang in Zetland, to risk the saving of a drowning man ? Wot ye not, if you bring him to life again, he will be sure to do you some capital injury ? * — Come, Master Mordaunt, bear a hand to what 's mair to the purpose.
Halaman 185 - He was a lovely youth ! I guess The panther in the wilderness Was not so fair as he ; And, when he chose to sport and play, No dolphin ever was so gay Upon the tropic sea.
Halaman 299 - John of Portugal I sung, Was but the prelude to that glorious day, When thou on silver Thames did'st cut thy way, With...
Halaman 223 - I have possessed for five years the regulation of the weather and the distribution of the seasons ; the sun has listened to my dictates, and passed from tropic to tropic by my direction ; the clouds, at my call, have poured their waters, and the Nile has overflowed at my command ; I have restrained the rage of the dog-star, and mitigated the fervours of the crab.
Halaman 45 - ... acquaintance, that the placid mild quietude of her disposition, and the mental energy of a character which was but little interested in ordinary and trivial occurrences, was the real cause of her gravity; and most men, when they knew that her melancholy had no ground in real sorrow, and was only the aspiration of a soul bent upon more important objects than those by which she was surrounded...
Halaman 47 - Brenda mixed itself with the everyday business of life, and seemed inexhaustible in its profusion. The less buoyant spirit of her sister appeared to bring to society a contented wish to be interested and pleased with what was going forward, but was rather placidly carried along with the stream of mirth and pleasure, than disposed to aid its progress by any efforts of her own. She endured mirth rather than enjoyed it ; and the pleasures in which she most delighted, were those of a graver and more...

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