Paulding's Works: Book of St. Nicholas, tr. from the ... Dutch of Dominie N.A. Oudernarde

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Seite 10 - The Principles of Physiology, applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education.
Seite 8 - A Popular Guide to the Observation of Nature ; or, Hints of Inducement to the Study of Natural Productions and Appearances, in their Connexions and Relations.
Seite 4 - A DESCRIPTION OF PITCAIRN'S ISLAND, AND ITS INHABITANTS. With an Authentic Account of the Mutiny of the Ship Bounty, and of the subsequent Fortunes of the Mutineers.
Seite 7 - From the Anglo-Norman Invasion till the Union of the Country with Great Britain. By WC TAYLOR, Esq. " With Additions, by WILLIAM SAMPSON, Esq.
Seite 4 - PALESTINE, OR THE HOLY LAND. From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. By the Rev. M. RUSSELL, LL.D. In one vol. 18mo., with Engravings, LIFE OF SIR ISAAC NEWTON.
Seite 26 - Your glory, O Israel, lies slain upon your high places! How the mighty have fallen! Tell it not in Gath, proclaim it not in the streets of Ashkelon; or the daughters of the Philistines will rejoice, the daughters of the uncircumcised will exult.
Seite 171 - R punished him, until the squadron were within two or three days sail of Gibraltar, admitting the wind continued fair, as it then was. Morgan had been punished pretty severely that morning for star-gazing and falling into a swoon on his watch the night before, and had solemnly assured his messmates, that he intended to jump overboard and drown himself the first opportunity. He made his will, dressed himself in his best, and settled all his affairs. He also replenished his tobacco-box, put his allowance...
Seite 5 - Turner's Sacred History of the World, attempted to be Philosophically considered, in a Series of Letters to a Son.
Seite 184 - ... days. To pass the time, and to make fun for myself with the sailors, I told them stories of my adventures, and pretended that I could live in the water, and had as many lives as a cat. Besides this, as you know, I played them many other pranks, partly for amusement, and partly from a kind of pride I felt in making them believe I was half a wizard. The punishment you gave me, though I own I deserved it, put me out of all patience, and I made up my mind to desert the very first opportunity. I had...

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