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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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Poetry of Byron, chosen by M. Arnold

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881
...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...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,...
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Poetry of Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1881 - 276 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...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,-...
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Poetry of Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1881 - 276 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...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,...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, ed. with a critical mem. by W. M. Rossetti

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881
...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...port, And, going down head foremost— sunk, in short. LI I. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell — Then shriek'd the timid and stood still the brave—...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Repr. with life, notes &c. 'Albion' ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881
...half-past eight o'clock, booms, hencoops, spars, [loose, And all things, for a chance, had been cast That still could keep afloat the struggling tars,...no great use : There was no light in heaven but a fc\v stars ; The boats put off, o'crcrowded with their crews She gave a heel, and then a lurch to port,...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 576 pages
...all things, for a ehanee, had been east loose, That still eould keep afloat the struggling tars, l'or yet they strove, although of no great use : There...light in heaven but a few stars, The boats put off o'ererowded with their erews ; She gave a heel, and then a lureh to port, And, going down head foremost...
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Surf and Wave: The Sea as Sung by the Poets

Anna Lydia Ward - American poetry - 1883 - 618 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...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 ;...
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First (-Sixth) geographical reader. [With] Home-lesson book for Second ...

Blackwood William and sons - 1883
...2. 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...gave a heel, and then a lurch to port, And going down head-foremost, — sunk, in short. 3. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell ! Then shrieked the...
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New Elocution and Voice Culture

Robert Kidd - Elocution - 1857 - 504 pages
...1. 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. 2. Then rose from sea to sky the wild farewell ; Then shrieked the...
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The eventful history of the mutiny and piratical seizure of H.M.S. Bounty ...

sir John Barrow (bart.) - 1883
...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...
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