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Seite 119 - All in a hot and copper sky, The bloody Sun, at noon, Right up above the mast did stand, No bigger than the Moon. Day after day, day after day. We stuck, nor breath nor motion ; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean.
Seite 81 - All may of Thee partake : Nothing can be so mean, Which with this tincture " for Thy sake " Will not grow bright and clean. A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine : Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and the action fine. This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold : For that which God doth touch and own Cannot for less be told.
Seite 519 - high dawn " is when the first indications of daylight are seen above a bank of clouds, A "low dawn" is when the day breaks on or near the horizon, the first streaks of light being very low down.
Seite 243 - That an humble address be presented to her Majesty, praying that she will be graciously pleased to...
Seite 518 - In general, the three causes act much less strongly, and are less in accord ; so that ordinary varieties of weather occur much more frequently than extreme changes. Another general rule requires attention; which is, that the wind usually appears to veer, shift, or go round with the sun (right-handed, or from left to right),* and that when it does not do so, or backs, more wind or bad weather may be expected instead of improvement. It is not by any means intended to discourage attention to what is...
Seite 517 - Three causes (at least) appear to affect the barometer : — 1. The direction of the wind — the north-east wind tending to raise it most ; the south-west to lower it the most, and wind from points of the compass between them proportionally as they are nearer one or the other extreme point. NE and SW may therefore be called the wind-s extreme bearings (rather than poles). The range or difference of height shown due to change of direction only...
Seite 128 - One lesson, shepherd, let us two divide, Taught both by what she shows, and what conceals • Never to blend our pleasure or our pride With sorrow of the meanest thing that feels.
Seite 431 - MY GOOD FRIEND: — I have been much gratified at the feelings which prompted you to write to me inviting the Prince of Wales to come to Washington. He intends to return from Canada through the United States, and it will give him great pleasure to have an opportunity of testifying to you in person that those feelings are fully reciprocated by him.