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able afterwards anchor appeared approach arms arrived assistance attempt became began blow boat body brought called captain carried clear close coast commanded companions continued course crew danger death deck direction discovered distance dreadful eight escape exertions eyes fear feet fell fire five four gale gave guns half hands head heard heavy hold hope hour hundred immediately increased island keep land leave length Lieutenant light lives looked loss lost mast mate means miles morning natives nearly never night o'clock obliged observed officers passed persons pieces possible present proved provisions reached received remained rest returned rock round sail saved seemed seen sent ship shore side sight situation soon struck suffered taken thing thought took turned vessel voyage waves weather whole wind wreck
Seite 112 - Speak, Father!" once again he cried, " If I may yet be gone !" — And but the booming shots replied, And fast the flames rolled on.
Seite 40 - And down she suck'd with her the whirling wave, Like one who grapples with his enemy, And strives to strangle him before he die.
Seite 128 - The sails are scattered abroad like weeds ; The strong masts shake, like quivering reeds ; The mighty cables and iron chains, The hull, which all earthly strength disdains, They strain, and they crack ; and hearts like stone Their natural, hard, proud strength disown. Up and down ! up and down ! From the base of the wave to the billow's crown...
Seite 120 - As the crashing wreck was sinking beneath us, I had a glimpse of two or three half-naked wretches rushing from her cabin; they just started from their beds to be swallowed shrieking by the waves. I heard their drowning cry mingling with the wind.
Seite 25 - Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell — Then shrieked the timid, and stood still the brave...
Seite 112 - And shouted but once more aloud, 'My father! must I stay?' While o'er him fast, through sail and shroud, The wreathing fires made way. They...
Seite 88 - THE SEA THE Sea! the Sea! the open Sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free ! Without a mark, without a bound, It runneth the earth's wide regions 'round; It plays with the clouds; it mocks the skies; Or like a cradled creature lies.
Seite 120 - Looked pure as the Spirit that made it : The murmur rose soft as I silently gazed On the shadowy waves...