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" I see it now, that one solitary, adventurous vessel, the Mayflower of a forlorn hope, freighted with the prospects of a future state, and bound across the unknown sea. I behold it pursuing, with a thousand misgivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage.... "
Importance of Practical Education and Useful Knowledge: Being a Selection ... - Page 66
by Edward Everett - 1840 - 419 pages
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1830 - 420 pages
...them on the deep, but brings them not the sight 50 of the wished for shore. I see them now sgantily supplied with provisions, crowded almost to suffocation...fury before the raging tempest, on the high and giddy wav^s. The aw55 ful voice of the storm howls through the'rigging. The labouring masts seem straining...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1831 - 294 pages
...sea. I behold it pursuing, with a thousand misgivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage. Suns rise and set, and weeks and months pass, and winter surprises...suffocation in their ill-stored prison, delayed by ealms, pursuing a circuitous route ; — and now driven in fury before the raging tempest, on the high...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 310 pages
...sea. I behold it pursuing, with a thousand misgivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage. Suns rise and set, and weeks and months pass, and winter surprises...on the deep, but 'brings them not the sight of the wished for shore. I see them now scantily supplied with provisions, crowded almost to suffocation in...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - 1836 - 652 pages
...sea. 1 behold it pursuing, with a thousand misgivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage. Suns rise and set, and weeks and months pass, and winter surprises...on the deep, but brings them not the sight of the wished for shore. I see them now scantily supplied with provisions, crowded almost to suffocation in...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 334 pages
...example is taken from a description of the Pilgrim Fathers on their voyage to America:— " I see them driven in fury before the raging tempest, on the high...voice of the storm howls through the rigging. The labouring masts seem straining from their base ;—the dismal sound of the pumps is heard; the ship...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 334 pages
...example is taken from a description of the Pilgrim Fathers on their voyage to America : — " I see them driven in fury before the raging tempest, on the high...voice of the storm howls through the rigging. The labouring masts seem straining from their base ; — the dismal sound of the pumps is heard ; the ship...
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Specimens of American Eloquence: Consisting of Choice Selections from the ...

1837 - 396 pages
...sea. I behold it pursuing, with a thousand migivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage. Suns rise and set, and weeks and months pass, and winter surprises...on the deep, but brings them not the sight of the wished for shore. I see them now scantily supplied with provisons, crowded almost to suffocation in...
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History of the United States of North America

John Frost - 1838 - 404 pages
...sea. I behold it pursuing, with a thousand misgivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage. Suns rise and set, and weeks and months pass, and winter surprises...voice of the storm howls through the rigging. The labouring masts seem straining from their base— the dismal sound of the pumps is heard — the ship...
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History of the United States of North America

John Frost - 1838 - 400 pages
...sea. I behold it pursuing, with a thousand misgivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage. Suns rise and set, and weeks and months pass, and winter surprises...ill-stored prison, delayed by calms, pursuing a circuitous route—and now driven in fury before the raging tempest, on the high and giddy waves. The awful voice...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 482 pages
...sea. I behold it pursuing, with a thousand misgivings, the uncertain, the tedious voyage. Suns rise and set, and weeks and months pass, and winter surprises...on the deep, but brings them not the sight of the wished for shore. 1 see them now scantily supplied with provisions, crowded almost to suffocation in...
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