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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 8
Affichage du livre entier - 1813
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 12
Affichage du livre entier - 1814
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14
Affichage du livre entier - 1815
a-head afternoon anchor appeared ashore Banks and Dr Batavia beach boat Botany Bay bottom Bougainville breeze called canoes Cape Cape Conway Cape Grafton Cape Palliser Cape Saunders cloth coast cocoa-nut colour depth of water discovered distance Dr Solander Dutch east Endeavour River fathom water feet fire fish five leagues four leagues fresh half harbour hauled head hills houses Indians inhabitants kind lances land in sight lies in latitude Lizard Island longitude miles morning natives night noon northward o'clock observation Otaheitans Otaheite pinnace plantains Poverty Bay reef resembling river rocks round sail sandy scarcely seemed seen Semau sent seven ship shoals shore side sight bore small islands soon sound south point southward steered tacked and stood three leagues tide tion trees Tupia turtle voyage weather westward wind women wood yawl
Page 53 - But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature.
Page 253 - Though poor the peasant's hut, his feasts though small, He sees his little lot the lot of all; Sees no contiguous palace rear its head, To shame the meanness of his humble shed; No costly lord the sumptuous banquet deal, To make him loathe his vegetable meal...
Page 273 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths ; their soul is melted because of trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.
Page 274 - In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider : God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.
Page 48 - Ordain'd to fire th' adoring sons of earth, With every charm of wisdom and of worth ; Ordain'd to light, with intellectual day, The mazy wheels of Nature as they play, Or, warm with Fancy's energy, to glow, And rival all but Shakspeare's name below.
Page 216 - A prospect more rude and craggy is rarely to be met with ; for inland appears nothing but the summits of mountains of a stupendous height, and consisting of rocks that are totally barren and naked, except where they are covered with snow.
Page 354 - By what means the inhabitants of this country are reduced to such a number as it can subsist, is not, perhaps, very easy to guess : whether, like the inhabitants of New Zealand, they are destroyed by the hands of each other in contests for food, whether they are swept off by accidental famine, or whether there is any cause that prevents the increase of the species, must be left for future adventurers to determine.
Page 226 - W. To the north-west of Red Point, and a little way inland, stand.sa round hill, the top of which looks like the crown of a hat. In the afternoon of this day, we had a light breeze at NNW till five in the evening, when it fell calm : At this time, we were between three and four leagues from the shore, and had forty-eight fathom water : The variation by azimuth was 8° 48
Page 15 - ... which he may do in about an hour, he will as completely fulfil his duty to his own and future generations, as the native of our less temperate climate can do by ploughing in the cold of winter, and reaping in the summer's heat, as often as these seasons return; even if, after he has procured bread for his present household, he should convert a surplus into money, and lay it up for his children.