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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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1853 - 785 pages
...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...crews; She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, A solitary shriek — the bubbling cry Of some strong swimmer in his agony. ***** There were two fathers...
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Selections from the writings of lord Byron, by a clergyman [W. Elwin].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1854
...here. 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...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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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

Readers - 1856 - 500 pages
...half-past eight o'clock, booms, hencoops, spars, And allgthings, for a chance, had been cast loose, There was no light in heaven but a few stars ; —...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...
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Polyglot Reader, and Guide for Translation: Consisting of a Series of ...

Jean Roemer - English language - 1857 - 268 pages
...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...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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Don Juan, with notes. Complete ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1857
...At half-past eight o'clock, booms, hencoops, spars, 51 And all things, for a chance, had been cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling...although of no great use : There was no light in heaven out a few stars ; The boats put off, o'ercrowded with their crews ; She gave a heel, and then a lurch...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1857 - 785 pages
...all things for a chance, had heen cast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling tara — For yet they strove, although of no great use : There was no light in heaven hut a few stars ; The hoats put off o'ererowded with their erews ; She gave a heel, and then a lureh...
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The Home Affections Pourtrayed by the Poets

Charles Mackay - England - 1858 - 391 pages
...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...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 Home Affections Pourtrayed by the Poets

Charles Mackay - England - 1858 - 391 pages
...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...light in heaven but a few stars, The boats put off o'orcrowded with their crews ; She gave a hoel, and then a lurch to port, And, going down head foremost...
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Poems

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...miracle. At half-past eight o'clock, booms, hencoops, spars, And all things, for a chance, had been oast loose, That still could keep afloat the struggling...stars, The boats put off, o'ercrowded with their crews j She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, And, going down headforemost — sunk, in short. Then...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859 - 576 pages
...half-past eight o'elock, booms, hencoops, spars, And all things, for a chance, had been cast ii ,',, That still could keep afloat the struggling tars....great use : There was no light in heaven but a few stare, The boats put off o'ercrowded with their crews ; She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port,...
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