A voyage round the Mediterranean in the years 1738 and 1739. To which are prefixed, Memoirs of the noble author's life, by J. Cooke

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Página 14 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head: The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon...
Página 377 - Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man ; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God. 8 But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.
Página 487 - To mend the salvage teint; and in its stead Adopt new nature, and a nobler breed. Now hourly she observes her growing care, And guards their nonage from the bleaker air: Then opes her streaming sluices, to supply With flowing draughts her thirsty family.
Página 290 - That wide th' extended Hellefpont furveys ; Where all, from age to age who pafs the coaft, 105 May point Achilles' tomb, and hail the mighty ghoft.
Página xxx - ... eloquent orator. In his early parliamentary career, he displayed uncommon knowledge of the sort of composition adapted to make an impression on a popular assembly ; and from a happy choice of words, and s.
Página 39 - Xanthus' streams enrich the Lycian plain, Our numerous herds that range the fruitful field. And hills where vines their purple harvest yield, Our foaming bowls with purer nectar crown'd, Our...
Página 22 - ... of the form of the letter S. On the top of the cave there is a groove which runs from one end to the other, and 'has communication with a...
Página 398 - Than what our juft records demonftrate well ; Than God, who bade thee thus myfterious flow, Permits the narrow mind of man to know. 435...
Página 401 - Erythraean from the midland main. Who that beholds thee, Nile ! thus gently flow, With fcarce a wrinkle on thy glafly brow, Can guefs thy rage, when rocks refift thy force, And hurl thee headlong in thy downward courfe...
Página xvii - Gofport, were illuminated every evening during his Majefty's ftay. His Majefty was pleafed to exprefs the higheft approbation of the good order and difcipline of his fleet ; the excellent condition of the dock-yard, arfenals, and garrifon; and the regularity with which every thing was conducted...

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