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Page 55 - But when all is past, it is humbling to tread O'er the weltering field of the tombless dead, And see worms of the earth, and fowls of the air, Beasts of the forest, all gathering there ; All regarding man as their prey, All rejoicing in his decay.
Page 64 - At once falls black and withering! The sun went down on many a brow, Which, full of bloom and freshness then, Is rankling in the pest-house now, And ne'er will feel that sun again! And oh ! to see th...
Page 329 - Turks ; the marines were, however, most anxious to try their strength, and I hope an opportunity may soon offer. This operation opened the whole district of Kata, and the mountaineers who had been driven from their homes, flocked down in great numbers, and were immediately armed. I have great reason to be satisfied with the conduct of his Excellency Selim Pasha, and with General Jochmus, who fearlessly exposed himself in front, accompanied by my young friend Lieutenant Bradley.
Page 201 - I accompanied it by a suitable exhortation, calling upon them to choose between the friendship of a Christian knight, and that of an unprincipled renegado.
Page 332 - ... men lying ready for a sortie, should occasion offer, or to lay down their arms, should they be discovered ; the latter was their fate ! I congratulate you, Sir, on the success of this enterprise.
Page 332 - Bradley, was also forward on all occasions. The Archduke Frederick placed his ship well, and kept up an excellent fire ; Walker Bey, Turkish Rear-Admiral, who was there by accident, was the first who advanced along the causeway. My thanks are due to the Hon.
Page 169 - ... spread the report, to avoid the reprehension he merited ; the old man, on the other hand, asserted the same thing to his disciples, and preached his doctrines with more earnestness than ever. He even wrote a book in which, among other things, he says, ' I, such a one, of the village of Nasar, have seen Christ, who is the word of God, who is Ahmad, son of Mohammed, son of...