A yacht voyage round England

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Religious Tract Society: 56, Paternoster Row; 65, St. Paul's Churchyard; and 164, Piccadilly, 1879 - 334 pages

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Page 281 - Earth," etc. Crown 8vo. 3s. cloth boards. Home in Humble Life. With frontispiece. Fcap. 8vo. 2s. cloth boards. A Peep behind the Scenes. By Mrs. WALTON, author of " Christie's Old Organ," " Little Dot,
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Page 143 - O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared High the screaming sea-mew soared; On Tintagel's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower ; Round the rough castle shrilly sung The whirling blast, and wildly flung On each tall rampart's thundering side The surges of the tumbling tide ; When Arthur ranged his red-cross ranks On conscious Camlan's crimsoned banks : By Mordred's faithless guile decreed Beneath a Saxon spear to bleed...
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Page 171 - PEAKE'S boats the tubes are fitted with self-acting valves, which open downwards only, so that they will allow any water shipped to pass downwards, whilst none bevond a trifling leakage can pass upwards through thorn.

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