Poems on Several Occasions: To which are Annexed, Extracts from a Journal, Kept by the Author While He Followed the Sea, and During a Journey from New-Brunswick, in New-Jersey, to Montreal and Quebec
Looker & Reynolds, printers, 1824 - 160 páginas
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Página 54 - O COME, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.
Página 98 - And thus their moments fly. The Seasons thus, As ceaseless round a jarring world they roll, Still find them happy ; and consenting SPRING Sheds her own rosy garland on their heads : Till evening comes at last, serene and mild ; When after the long vernal day of life...
Página 64 - Circars, exercising his professional duties, Providence brought in his way a New Testament in Arabic.* He read it with deep thought, the Koran lying before him. He compared them together, and at length the truth of the word of • God fell on his mind, as he expressed it, like a flood of light. Soon afterwards he proceeded to Madras, a journey of...
Página 63 - Abdallah and Sabat were intimate friends, and being young men of family in Arabia, they agreed to travel together, and to visit foreign countries. They were both zealous Mahometans.
Página 63 - Tartary. While Abdallah remained at Cabul, he was converted to the Christian faith by the perusal of a Bible (as is supposed,) belonging to a Christian from Armenia, then residing at Cabul. In the Mahometan States, it is death for a man of rank to become a Christian.
Página 136 - ... clothed in purple and fine linen, and fare sumptuously every day, while the laborer is fed with the crumbs which fall from the table of the rich.
Página 94 - Wilmiogton ; and many factories are established within the same district. WILMINGTON; a post-town, port of entry, and capital of New Hanover county, North Carolina, on the east side of cape Fear river, just below the confluence of the north-east and north-west branches, about thirty -five miles from the sea, ninety miles south-east of Fayetteville ; lat. 34° 11
Página 105 - Savannah. mouth. Vessels drawing 14 feet water can come up to the city; larger vessels receive their cargoes three miles below.
Página 64 - And now the period of his own conversion drew near. While he was at Visagapatam, in the Northern Circars, exercising his professional duties, Providence brought in his way a New Testament in the Arabic language.* He read it with deep thought, the Koran lying before him. He compared them together with patience and solicitude, and at length the truth of the word of God fell on his mind, as he expressed it, like a flood of light.
Página 138 - South-river bridge, eight miles south of Brunswick, at which place we received information that 500 men had been landed at South Amboy, to cover their retreat, and that they were embarking for Staten- Island. Many persons, I doubt not, think it strange, that Colonel Simcoe could penetrate so far into so thick a settled country, without receiving more injury than he did. It was not occasioned by the inactivity of the Jersey militia, who had greatly distinguished themselves for their zeal and activity...