The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs, Volume 14

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Brown, Son and Ferguson, 1845 - Naval art and science
 

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Page 309 - Though sluggards deem it but a foolish chase, And marvel men should quit their easy chair, The toilsome way, and long, long league to trace, Oh ! there is sweetness in the mountain air, And life, that bloated Ease can never hope to share.
Page 167 - Jan. 1 1. [The Queen has been pleased to direct Letters Patent to be passed under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, granting the dignity of a Baron of the said United Kingdom unto Alfred Tennyson, Esq., and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten...
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Page 601 - Majesty's superior courts of record ; and no warrant of commitment shall be held void by reason of any defect therein, provided it be therein alleged that the party has been convicted, and there be a good and valid conviction to sustain the same.
Page 104 - They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters ; These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.
Page 541 - ... others offer traces of a regularity hardly less uncouth and characteristic, and which in some cases seems to indicate a cellular, in others a sheeted structure, complicated in folds as if agitated by internal winds.
Page 540 - The last year must ever be considered an epoch in astronomy, from its having witnessed the successful completion of the Earl of Rosse's six-feet reflector — an achievement of such magnitude, both in itself as a means of discovery, and in respect of the difficulties to be surmounted in its construction (difficulties which perhaps few persons here present are better able from experience to appreciate than myself), that I want words to express my admiration of it. I have not myself been so fortunate...
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Page 352 - No impulsion but that of a vast current, setting in a south-westerly direction, and passing beneath the Gulf stream, could have carried these immense bodies to their observed positions, on routes which cross the Gulf current, in a region where its average breadth has been found to be about 250 miles...
Page 121 - In the year of our Lord 1497, John Cabot, a Venetian, and his son Sebastian, discovered that country, which no one before his time had ventured to approach, on the 24th of June, about five o'clock in the morning.

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