A Voyage Up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure: One of the Squadron Under the Command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson

J. White, 1802 - 309 Seiten
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Seite ii - The blood of man should never be shed but to redeem the blood of man. It is well shed for our family, for our friends, for our God, for our country, for our kind. The rest is vanity .. the rest is crime.
Seite 93 - AVE, mari magno, turbantibus aequora ventis, E terra magnum alterius spectare laborem : Non quia vexari quemquam est jucunda voluptas, Sed , quibus ipse malis careas , quia cernere suave est.
Seite ix - Thrice happy they beneath their northern skies, Who that worst fear — the fear of death — despise Hence they no cares for this frail being feel, But rush undaunted on the pointed steel ; Provoke approaching fate, and bravely scorn To spare that life which must so soon return.
Seite vii - Far on the right, her dogs foul Scylla hides: Charybdis roaring on the left presides, And in her greedy whirlpool sucks the tides; Then spouts them from below: with fury driv'n, The waves mount up and wash the face of heav'n.
Seite viii - By love to beauteous Arethusa led; And, mingling here, they roll in the same sacred bed.
Seite 69 - Almighty God has blessed his Majesty's arms in the late battle by a great victory over the fleet. of the enemy, whom I attacked at sunset on the 1st of August, off the mouth of the Nile.
Seite 70 - Their high state of discipline is well known to you, and with the judgment of the Captains, together with their valour, and that of the Officers and...
Seite 15 - Sicanio praetenta sinu iacet insula contra Plemyrium undosum ; nomen dixere priores Ortygiam. Alpheum fama est hue Elidis amnem occultas egisse vias subter mare ; qui nunc 695 ore, Arethusa, tuo Siculis confunditur undis.
Seite 63 - By the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord " High Admiral of Great Britain and Ireland, &c.
Seite 70 - Lieutenant, Mr. Cuthbert, that I have given him an order to command her till your Lordship's pleasure is known. The Ships of the Enemy, all but their two rear Ships, are nearly dismasted: and...

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