Seamanship: And Its Associated Duties in the Royal Navy : Together with a Treatise on Nautical Surveying for the Use of Officers on General Service
Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1860 - 445 עמודים
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עמוד xxvii - Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions. Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
עמוד xxiii - Preacher in this imployment, and diuers others his followers in the same ; Offered now at last to publique view, both for the honour of the actor, but especially for the stirring up of heroick spirits, to benefit their Countrie, and eternize their names by like noble attempts.
עמוד xx - to give him life, and leave, once to sail an English ship in those seas;" and, adds the historian, " he was heard in what he asked, as will hereafter appear.
עמוד 218 - Here die I, Richard Grenville, with a joyful and quiet mind, for that I have ended my life as a true soldier ought to do, that hath fought for his country, queen, religion, and honour...
עמוד 190 - Soft-looking or delicate clouds foretell fine weather, with moderate or light breezes; hard-edged, oily-looking clouds, wind. A dark, gloomy, blue sky is windy; but a light, bright blue sky indicates fine weather. Generally the softer...
עמוד xxi - Sunday following to prepare himself the communion, as Christian brethren and friends ought to do. Which was done in very reverent sort; and so with good contentment every man went about his business.
עמוד 228 - The friction must be continued under the blanket or over the dry clothing. Promote the warmth of the body by the application of hot flannels, bottles, or bladders of hot water, heated bricks, &c., to the pit of the stomach, the arm-pits, between the thighs, and to the soles of the feet.
עמוד 322 - I have found, by a strict and diligent observation, that a due observance of the duty of this day, hath ever had joined to it a blessing upon the rest of my time ; and the week, that hath been so begun, hath been blessed and prosperous to me...
עמוד xxix - Our only comfort is that we have a God to lean upon, although we walk in darkness and see no light. I shall not trouble your Highness with any complaints of myself, of the indisposition of my body, or troubles of my mind ; my many infirmities will one day, I doubt not, sufficiently plead for me or against me, so that I may be free of so great a burden...