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" At half-past eight o'clock, booms, hencoops, spars, And all things, for a chance, had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling tars, For yet they strove, although of no great use : There was no light in heaven but a few stars, The... "
Lord Byron's Works - Page 137
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
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A Memoir of the Late Captain Peter Heywood, R.N.: With Extracts from His ...

Edward Tagart - 1832 - 332 pages
...catastrophe ! He might have been a spectator of the Pandora, at the moment of her foundering, when ' She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, And, going^ down head foremost — sunk Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell ! Then shriek'd the timid and stood still the brave ; Then...
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Don Juan: In Sixteen Cantos

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1832 - 444 pages
...they strove, althongh of no great nse: There was no light in heaven bnt a tew stars, The boats pnt off o'ercrowded with their crews; She gave a heel, and then a lnrch to port, And, going down head-foremost — snnk, in short. LII. Then rose from sea to sky the...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...That still could keep afloat the struggling tars, (l) For yet they strove, although of no great nse : There was no light in heaven but a few stars, The...And, going down head foremost — sunk, in short. (2) UL Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell — Thenshriek'd the timid, and stood still thebrave,...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...heaven but a feu) stars, The boats put off o'ercrowded with their crews: Our ship then gave a heel — a lurch to port, And, going down head foremost — sunk, in short. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell; Then shrieked the timid, and stood still the brave; Then...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 15

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1835
...LI. At half-past eight o'clock, booms, hencoops, spars, And all things, for a chance, had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling...heel, and then a lurch to port, And, going down head foremost—sunk, in short. ( 2 ) HI. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell — Then shriek'd...
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Synopsis of the Greek Drama Including Biographical Notices ...: With a ...

John William Donaldson - Greek drama - 1838 - 62 pages
...the very terror of tempest let loose upon the elements, fraught with the energies of human despair: She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, And going down head foremost, sunk, in short. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell; Then shrunk the timid and stood still the brave; And some...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 pages
...disclose the frown Of one who Aates MS ; so the night was shown, And grimly darkled o'er their faces pale, There was no light in heaven but a few stars ; The boats put offo'ercrowded with their crews: Our ship then gave a heel — a lurch to port, And, going down head...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...SHIP. At half-past eight o'clock, booms, hen-coops, spars, Aiid all things, for a chance, had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling...a heel, and then a lurch to port, And, going down head-foremost — sunk, in short. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell ! Then shriek'd the timid,...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 19

Children's literature - 1856
...war. At half-past eight o'clock, booms, hencoops, spars, And all things, for a chance, had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling...light in heaven but a few stars, The boats put off o'er crowded with their crews; She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, And, going down head foremost,...
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Letters on Various Subjects, Volume 1

James Caughey - Methodist Church - 1844
...whirlpool. I thought of the terrific description of the poet; for I believe it was literally verified,— " She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, And going down head foremost—sunk, in short. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell, Then shrieked the timid, and...
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