Voyage of the United States Frigate Potomac: Under the Command of Commodore John Downes, During the Circum-navigation of the Globe, in the Years 1831, 1832, 1833, and 1834, Tom 1
Harper & brothers, 1835 - 560
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Strona 325 - Give back the lost and lovely ! — those for whom The place was kept at board and hearth so long ! The prayer went up through midnight's breathless gloom, And the vain yearning woke 'midst festal song ! Hold fast thy buried isles, thy towers o'erthrown — But all is not thine own.
Strona 411 - From Greenland's icy mountains ; From India's coral strand ; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand ; From many an ancient river ; From many a palmy plain ; They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.
Strona 412 - Waft, waft, ye winds, his story, And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole; Till o'er our...
Strona 259 - By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
Strona 127 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. The name of the first is Pison : that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold ; and the gold of that land is good : there is bdellium and the onyx stone.
Strona 369 - ... hurried into the city, and committed to prison. Such an outrage on personal liberty spread a general alarm ; and the Europeans unanimously agreed to send for their boats, with armed men, from the shipping, for the security of themselves and their property, until the matter should be brought to a conclusion. The boats accordingly came, and ours among the number ; one of which was fired on and a man wounded. All trade was stopped, and the Chinese men-of-war drawn up opposite the factories.
Strona 476 - I have, therefore, given orders for the despatch of an armed vessel to join our squadron in those seas, and aid in affording all lawful protection to our trade which shall be necessary ; and shall without delay send a minister to inquire into the nature of the circumstances, and also of the claim, if any, that is set up by that government to those islands. In the meantime, I submit the case to the consideration of Congress, to the end that they may clothe the executive with such authority and means...
Strona 289 - That which hath made them drunk hath made me bold; What hath quench'd them hath given me fire.