Journal of a Residence in the Sandwich Islands, During the Years 1823, 1824, and 1825: Including Descriptions of the Natural Scenery, and Remarks on the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants; an Account of Lord Byron's Visit in the British Frigate Blonde, and of an Excursion to the Great Volcano of Kirauea in Hawaii
J.P. Haven, 1828 - 320 pages
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Journal of a Residence in the Sandwich Islands, During the Years 1823, 1824 ...
Charles Samuel Stewart
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Page 184 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; and base things of the world, and things which are despised hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page 208 - Hitherto shalt thou come, but no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
Page 82 - What is this thing that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?" Then answered I them, and said unto them, "The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build : but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem.
Page 58 - Oh, who can tell, save he whose heart hath tried, And danced in triumph o'er the waters wide, The exulting sense - the pulse's maddening play, That thrills the wanderer of that trackless way?
Page 81 - How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
Page 245 - Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening in.
Page 136 - Thus saith the Lord God, Behold, I will lift up mine hand to the Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people: and they shall bring thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.
Page 224 - In such an hour he turns, and on his view Ocean and earth and heaven burst before him. Clouds slumbering at his feet, and the clear blue Of Summer's sky, in beauty bending o'er him, — The city bright below; and far away, Sparkling in golden light, his own romantic bay.
Page 224 - Amid thy forest solitudes, he climbs O'er crags that proudly tower above the deep, And knows that sense of danger, which sublimes The breathless moment — when his daring step Is on the verge of the cliff, and he can hear The low dash of the wave with startled ear, Like the death-music of his coming doom...