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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 Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its Inhabitants: With an Authentic ...

Sir John Barrow - Bounty Mutiny, 1789 - 1845 - 303 pages
...final 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—Bunk Then rose (Vom sea to sky the wild farewell ! Then shnek'd the timid and stood still...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals and His Life, Volume 15

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1847
...all things, for a chance, had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling tars, (l) For yet they strove, although of no great use : There...to port, And, going down head foremost — sunk, in short.(2) III. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell — Then shriek'd the timid, and stood still...
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The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 2

Thomas Medwin - 1847
...II quarto di contro uno scoglio urtd, D'Africa sulle coste, e si spezzo ; while Byron does it thus : She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, And going down headforemost — sunk in short. But further, Casti's hero, of all the crew, is the only one saved ;...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...here. At half-past eight o'clock, booms, hen-coops, spars, And all things for a chance had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling...And, going down head foremost — sunk, in short. 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, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1849
...miracle. 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...no great use : There was no light in heaven but a iew stars, The boats put off o'ercrowded with their crews ; She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port,...
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The Elements of Reading and Oratory

Henry Mandeville - Elocution - 1850 - 356 pages
...tars ; For yet they strove, although of no great use. There was no light in heaven but a few stars : 2 The boats put off, o'ercrowded with their crews : She gave a heel, and theiji a lurch to port, And going down head-foremost — sunk, in short. Then rose from sea to sky...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...SHIPWRECK. At half-past eight o'clock, hen-coops, spars, And all things, for a chance, had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling...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,...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...here. At half-past eight o'clock, booms, hen-coops, spars, And all things, for a chanee, had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling...no light in heaven but a few stars ; The boats put offo'ercrowded with their crews ; She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, And, going down head-foremost—...
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The Elements of Reading and Oratory

Henry Mandeville - Elocution - 1851 - 356 pages
...SHIPWRECK. At haW-past eight o'clock, hen-coops, spars, 1 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. Fhere was no light in heaven but a few stars : 2 The boats put off, o'ercrowded with their crews :...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...although of no great use : There was no light in heaven but a few stars ; The boats put offo'ercrowded with their crews ; 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 shriek'd the timid,...
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