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" ship-boy on the high and giddy mast," but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my lot: yet if I was restless and discontented, I can safely say, it was not so much on account of this, as of my being precluded from all possibility of reading;... "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Página 104
1827
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The Every-day Book and Table Book; Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volumen3

William Hone - 1841
...Portsmouth for example, an additional hand was hired for the voyage. In this vessel (the Two Brothers) I continued nearly a twelvemonth ; and here I got acquainted with nautical terms, and contracted a love lor the sea, which a l»|ne of thirty years has but little diminished. It will be easily conceived...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...have benefited himself at the expense of Gifford's parents. ' It will be easily conceived,' he says, ' is brow. 4 Say quick,' quoth he, ' I bid thee say What ship-boy on the high and giddy mast," but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my lot...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1845
...In this vessel he remained for nearly a twelvemonth. " It will be easily conceived," he remarks, " that my life was a life of hardship. I was not only ' a ship-boy on the high and giddy mast,' but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my lot...
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Moral Heroism; Or, The Trials and Triumphs of the Great and Good

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1846 - 368 páginas
...vessel at Brixham. Here (to use his own words written many years after) he says, " It will easily be conceived, that my life was a life of hardship. I...only a ship boy on ' the high and giddy mast,' but in the cabin every menial office fell to my lot; yet, if I was restless and discontented, I can safely...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and ..., Volumen13,Tema 112 -Volumen15,Tema 135

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...In this vessel he remained for nearly a twelvemonth. " It will be easily conceived," he remarks, " that my life was a life of hardship. I was not only ' a ship-boy on the high and giddy mast,' but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my lot;...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volumen1

Half hours - 1847
...Portsmouth for example, an additional hand was hired for the voyage. In this vessel (the Two Brothers) I continued nearly a twelvemonth ; and here I got acquainted...that my life was a life of hardship. I was not only a " ship-boy on the high and giddy mast," but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my...
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The Book of the Feet: A History of Boots and Shoes

Joseph Sparkes Hall - 1847 - 216 páginas
...thirteen." In this vessel he remained for nearly a year. " It will be easily conceived," he remarks, " that my life was a life of hardship. I was not only a 'shipboy on the high and giddy mast,' but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my lot...
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Self-reliance; a book for young men, by the author of 'A book for mothers'.

Charlotte Eliza Sargeant - 1852
...coasting-vessel, at Brixham. He was at that time little more than thirteen years of age, and he says : — '* It will be easily conceived that my life was a life of hardship. I was not only a 'ship-boy on the high and giddy mast,' but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - 1852
...which he remained for nearly a year. " It will be easily conceived," he says in his autobiography, • that my life was a life of hardship. I was not only 'a ship-boy on the high and giddy mast,' but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my lot...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volumen1

George Lillie Craik - 1858
...In this vessel he remained for nearly a twelvemonth. " It will be easily conceived," he remarks, " that my life was a life of hardship. I was not only ' a shipboy on the high and giddy mast,' but also in the cabin, where every menial office fell to my lot...
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