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Sir John Franklin and the Arctic Regions: A Narrative Showing the Progress ...
Peter Lund Simmonds
Vista previa limitada - 2012
Admiralty arctic arrived attempt August Back Baffin's Bay Barrow's Strait Beechey Behring's Strait boats Boothia Cape Bathurst Cape Walker Capt Captain Parry Captain Sir coast Commander Coppermine Coppermine River course crew deer direction discovery dispatched drift eastward endeavor England Enterprise Erebus and Terror Esquimaux examine expedition exploring feet floes frozen Fury gale harbor Hecla hope Hudson's Bay Hudson's Bay Company Indians journey July Lady Franklin Lake Lancaster Sound land latitude Lieut Lieutenant Mackenzie River Melville Island miles named navigation North Somerset northern northward northwest passage officers pack party passage passed Plover Polar Sea proceed proceeded provisions quarters reached Regent Inlet Repulse Bay Richardson sailed seamen season seen sent ships shore Sir James Ross Sir John Franklin Sir John Ross sledges snow southward Spitzbergen tion vessels Victoria Land voyage Wellington Channel westward whalers wind winter
Página 154 - Medal of the Bath and West of England Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, was unanimously voted to him.
Página 146 - This indeed, was of no consequence, beyond the discomfort of first putting them on in this state, as they were sure to be thoroughly wet in a quarter of an hour after commencing our journey; while on the other hand, it was of vital importance to keep dry things for sleeping in. Being "rigged...
Página 280 - Sir John, where are the English fields, And where are the English trees, And where are the little English flowers That open in the breeze? Be still, be still, my brave sailors! You shall see the fields again, And smell the scent of the opening flowers; The grass, and the waving grain.
Página 73 - Previous to setting out the whole party ate the remains of their old shoes and whatever scraps of leather they had to strengthen their stomachs for the fatigue of the day's journey.
Página 130 - Never perhaps was witnessed a finer scene than on the deck of my little ship, when all hope of life had left us. Noble as the character of the British sailor is always allowed to be, in cases of danger, yet I did not believe it to be possible, that among forty-one persons, not one repining word should have been uttered.
Página 73 - It would be impossible for me to describe our sensations after entering this miserable abode, and discovering how we had been neglected : the whole party shed tears, not so much for our own fate, as for that of our friends in the rear, whose lives depended entirely on our sending immediate relief from this place.
Página 89 - An Act for more effectually discovering the longitude at sea, and encouraging attempts to find a northern passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and to approach the North Pole.
Página 76 - Their spirits were revived by this small supply, and the Doctor endeavoured to raise them still higher by the prospect of Hepburn's being able to kill a deer next day, as they had seen, and even fired at, several near the house.
Página 177 - LORD, by whom we escape death. 21 GOD shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such a one as goeth on still in his wickedness. 22 The LORD hath said, I will bring my people again, as I did from Basan, mine own will I bring again, as I did sometime from the deep of the sea.