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" The ship was every thing we could wish ; and having closed my charge here much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy ; for in the evening came a sad reverse. Sophia had just gone to bed, and I had... "
The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History, Literature ... - Page 235
1825
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 17

Walter Scott - Europe - 1825
...satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy, for in the evening carae a sad reverse. Sophia had just gone to bed, and I...content, and in five minutes the whole ship was in flames ! I ran to examine whence the flames principally issued, and found that the fire had its origin immediately...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 11

Great Britain - 1827
...having closed my charge here much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy, for in the evening came...and I had thrown off half my clothes, when a cry of 'jire! Jire!' roused us from ouv calm content, and in five minutes the whole ship was in flames ! I...
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The Annual biography and obituary, Volume 11

1827
...having closed my charge here much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy, for in the evening came...and I had thrown off half my clothes, when a cry of 'Jire! Jiref roused us from our calm content, and in five minutes the whole ship was in flames ! I...
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The Log Book, Or, Nautical Miscellany

Old Sailor - Naval biography - 1830 - 498 pages
...having closed my charge here much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life, We were, perhaps, too happy, for in the evening came...content, and in five minutes the whole ship was in flames ! I ran to examine whence the flames principally issued, and found that the lire had its origin immediately...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1830
...having closed my charge here much to my satisfaction, h was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy ; for in the evening came...content, and in five minutes the whole ship was in flames ! I ran to examine whence the flames principally issued, and found that the fire had its origin immediately...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1830
...the evening of the same day, the following scene took, place. Sir Stamford is himself the narrator. ' Sophia had just gone to bed, and I had thrown off...content, and in five minutes the whole ship was in flames ! I ran to examine whence the flames principally issued, and found that the fire had its origin immediately...
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The Polar star, being a continuation of 'The Extractor', of ..., Volume 4

1830
...having closed my charge here much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy; for in the evening came...sad reverse. Sophia had just gone to bed, and I had tbrown off half my clothes, when a cry of fire ! fire ! roused us from our calm content, and in five...
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The Monthly Review

1830
...having closed my charge here much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy; for in the evening came a sad reverse. Sophia had just gone to bed, and 1 had thrown off half my clothes, when a cry of fire, fire! roused us from our calm content, and in...
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

American periodicals - 1825
...having closed my charge here much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happiest days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy,, for in the evening came...and in five minutes the whole ship was in flames! I ran to examine whence the flames principally issued, and found that the fire had its origin immediately...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...having closed my charge 5 here, much to my satisfaction, it was one of the happier days of my life. We were, perhaps, too happy; for in the evening came...to bed, and I had thrown off half my clothes, when aery of fire! fire!—roused us from our calm content, and in 10 five minutes the whole ship was in...
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