The Flying Dutchman: A Legend of the High Seas

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Carey & Hart, 1840
 

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Page 59 - I'll forgive your Highland chief, My daughter ! — oh my daughter...
Page 157 - The spirits of your fathers Shall start from every wave! For the deck it was their field of fame, And ocean was their grave...
Page 27 - His cloister'd flight; ere to black Hecate's summons The shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hums Hath rung night's yawning peal, there shall be done A deed of dreadful note.
Page 67 - Where is the man who has the power and skill To stem the torrent of a woman's will ? For if she will, she will, you may depend on 't ; And if she won't, she won't ; so there 's an end on 't.
Page 127 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 145 - BOOK IS NOT RETURNED TO THE I.IBRARY ON OR BEFORE THE I.AST DATE STAMPED BEI.OW. NON-RECEIPT OF OVERDUE NOTICES DOES NOT EXEMPT THE BORROWER FROM OVERDUE FEES.
Page 26 - ... his name, A little playful thing was she ; How proud we were, — yet that night came The tale how he had sunk at sea. My mother never raised her head ; How strange, how white, how cold she grew ! It was a broken heart they said — I wish our hearts were broken too. We have no home — we have no friends, They said our home no more was ours ; Our cottage where the ash-tree bends, The garden we had filled with flowers.
Page 17 - Acre he remained, happily for him, insensible until the fbflowing morning. Even the rude hearts of those now bent over him, accustomed as they were to scenes of tyranny and oppression, could not subdue the emotions of pity and remorse that arose within them, as they beheld the condition of a gentleman to whom, but a short time since, every one looked up with respect. " A sad business !" muttered the sergeant, as he bent over Ramsay's body, and threw the light of his lantern in his face.

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