The Bermuda Islands: An Account of Their Scenery, Climate, Productions, Physiography, Natural History and Geology, with Sketches of Their Discovery and Early History, and the Changes in Their Flora and Fauna Due to Man

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The author, 1902 - Всего страниц: 548
 

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Стр. 126 - Summers being upon the watch, had an apparition of a little round light, like a faint Starre, trembling, and streaming along with a sparkeling blaze, halfe the height upon the Maine Mast, and shooting sometimes from Shroud to Shroud...
Стр. 257 - Their colour is inclining to Russet, with white bellies, as are likewise the long feathers of their wings, Russet and White, these gather themselves together and breed in those Hands which are high, and so farre alone into the Sea, that the Wilde Hogges cannot swimme over them, and there in the ground...
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Стр. 127 - Sea brake upon the poope and quarter, upon us, as it covered our Shippe from stearne to stemme, like a garment or a vast cloude, it filled her brimme full for a while within, from the hatches up to the sparre decke.
Стр. 440 - Twas thus, by the shade of a calabash tree, With a few who could feel and remember like me...
Стр. 499 - Summers was a lamb on the land, so patient that few could anger him ; and (as if entering a ship he had assumed a new nature) a lion at sea, so passionate, that few could please him.

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