Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of His Shipwreck, and Consequent Discovery of Certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: With a Detail of Many Extraordinary and Highly Interesting Events in His Life, from the Year 1733 to 1749. As Written in His Own Diary, Band 2
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green,&Longman, 1831
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Seite 227 - At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast from her sacred store Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With Nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. — Let old Timotheus yield the prize Or both divide the crown; He raised a mortal to the skies; She drew an angel down ! A* ODE TO SAINT CECILIA.
Seite 228 - Oh happy they, the happiest of their kind, Whom gentler stars unite. I will tell the Queen all this," continued she; " I am sure her Majesty will be quite delighted." The two pieces of embossed gold tissue had been wrapped in a piece of white satin ; the original curious paper wrappers being previously folded round each piece. The parcel was placed in the carriage ; and my dear wife then taking leave of me, by kissing my forehead as I bent my head towards her, whispered — "Do not be uneasy about...
Seite 356 - ... persons were assembled, and from whence, at an elevation of 2000 feet above the level of the sea, they had a view of the united kingdom of England and Ireland, with the seventeen parishes of the lordship of Mann lying at their feet like a beautiful and highly-finished painting. There was a sumptuous dinner, with all the usual accompaniments suitable to the occasion.