A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volumen18

Robert Kerr
W. Blackwood, 1824

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Página 10 - Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon.
Página 23 - With deeper red the full pomegranate glows, The branch here bends beneath the weighty pear, And verdant olives flourish round the year. The balmy spirit of the western gale Eternal breathes on fruits untaught to fail : Each dropping pear a following pear...
Página 23 - a spacious garden lies, From storms defended and inclement skies. Four acres was th' allotted space of ground, Fenc'd with a green enclosure all around.
Página 417 - We gained nothing; for on the 18th at noon our latitude was 70° 44'; and we were near five leagues farther to the eastward. We were, at this time, close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and seemed to be ten or twelve feet high at least. But farther north, it appeared much higher. Its surface was extremely rugged, and here and there we saw upon it pools of water.
Página 254 - ... subjects were skilled in the arts of navigation and shipbuilding ; he animated his daring Vandals to embrace a mode of warfare which would render every maritime country accessible to their arms ; the Moors and Africans were allured by the hopes of plunder ; and, after an interval of six centuries, the fleets that issued from the port of Carthage again claimed the empire of the Mediterranean.
Página 84 - As soon as this plague appears, and their buzzing is heard, all the cattle forsake their food, and run wildly about the plain, till they die, worn out with fatigue, fright, and hunger.
Página 218 - The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they were thy merchants : they occupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, and with all precious stones, and gold.
Página 441 - I, who had ambition not only to go farther than any one had been before, but as far as it was possible for man to go...
Página 23 - ... supplies, On apples apples, figs on figs arise : The same mild season gives the blooms to blow, The buds to harden, and the fruits to grow. Here order'd vines in equal ranks appear, With all the...
Página 597 - French languages, towards the end of the sixteenth, and the beginning of the seventeenth century...

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