Paul Jones; a romance, Band 2

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Seite 1 - Success, the mark no mortal wit, Or surest hand, can always hit : For whatsoe'er we perpetrate, We do but row, we're steer'd by Fate, Which in success oft disinherits, For spurious causes, noblest merits.
Seite 283 - And let her work ! the wind begins to whistle : Clap all her streamers on, and let her dance, As if she were the minion of the ocean ! Let her bestride the billows till they roar, And curl their wanton heads ! Ho, below there I Sailors, [within] Ho, ho ! s.
Seite 345 - She filled the skyes with the smoke of her shott, And her enemyes bodyes with bullets so hott ; For one of her owne men a score killed shee : Was not this a brave bonny lasse, Mary Ambree ? And when her false gunner, to spoyle her intent, « Away all her pellets and powder had sent, Straight with her keen weapon shee slasht him in three : Was not this a brave bonny lasse, Mary Ambree...
Seite 345 - Was not this a brave bonny lasse, Mary Ambree? She filled the skyes with the smoke of her shott, And her enemyes bodyes with bullets soe hott; For one of her owne men a score killed shee : Was not this a brave bonny lasse, Mary Ambree ? And when her false gunner, to spoyle her intent, Away all her pellets and powder had sent, Straight with her keen weapon...
Seite 124 - Much in the stranger's mien appears, To justify suspicious fears. On his dark face a scorching clime, And toil, had done the work of time, Roughen'd the brow, the temples bared, And sable hairs with silver shared, Yet left—what age alone could tame— The lip of pride, the eye of flame ; The full-drawn lip that upward curl'd, The eye that seem'd to scorn the world. That lip had terror never blench'd ; Ne'er in that eye had tear-drop quench'd The flash severe of swarthy glow, That mock'd at pain,...
Seite 26 - Miss, boarded us, and swept our decks with a brace of pistols in his belt and a cutlass in his...

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