O melancholy! Who ever yet could sound thy bottom? find The ooze, to show what coast thy sluggish crare Might easiliest harbour in?
From earth's wide bounds, from ocean's farthest coast, Through gates of pearl streams in the countless host, Singing to Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, Alleluia!William Walsham How
I think it not unlikely but I shall be in England before you receivethisYou may be surethat Ifeel happyat turning my face towards home.We this morning have done with all intercourse with the natives; and the sails are now hoisting for our departure for the coast.1805 Last letter to his wife before leaving Sansanding on the River Niger. Collected in Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa in theYear1805 (published1815). Park and his party reportedly drowned in the river when they were ambushed and their boat sank.
Politics is just like show business?a hell of an opening, you coast for a while, you have a hell of a closing.1995 In the NewYorkTimes, 23 Apr.
It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and can coast down them. ... Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motorcar only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.ernest hemingway
The men, who started from different points along the coast, wore no clothes, but I was compelled to put on a bathing suit. Small as it was, it chafed me. When I finished, my flesh under the arms was raw and hurt fearfully.annette kellerman
The country on the sea coast, now called Macedonia, was first acquired by Alexander, the father of Perdiccas, and his ancestors, originally Temenids from Argos...The whole is now called Macedonia, and at the time of the invasion of Sitalces, Perdiccas, Alexander's son, was the reigning king.Thucydides
I have to say, on behalf of the NDP, from coast to coast, I want to thank all Canadians for their wishes and really, their love for Jack.nycole turmel
A soul so pitiably forlorn, If such do on this earth abide, May season apathy with scorn, May turn indifference to pride; And still be not unblest— compared With him who grovels, self-debarred From all that lies within the scope Of holy faith and christian hope; Or, shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost.william wordsworth
The Armenians had begun to settle in Madras even earlier, for they were reported to have made Madras their permanent base on the Corommandel coast from 1666. They had been trading along the coast since the sixteenth century, and claimed to have directed the Portuguese to Saint Thome.Mesrovb Jacob Seth, in p.95 (Trade and Politics on the Coromandel Coast: Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth ...)
The British were saved by the military genius of Clive , an aggressive British Empire-builder who became the chief representative of the East India Company, which had been founded in 1600. Eventually the French were restricted to the fort at Pondicherry (modern Puducherry) and handful of small territories in the south eastern coast.Jackson Spielvogel, in Western Civilization: A Brief History (1 January 2010), p.302
Or shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost.william wordsworth
It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and can coast down them.... Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motorcar only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.Ernest Hemingway , White, William, ed (1967). By-Line, Ernest Hemingway: Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades by Ernest Hemingway. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. p. 364.
When I was twelve, I helped my Daddy build a bomb shelter in our basement, because some damn fool parked a dozen warheads ninety miles off the coast of Florida. This thing could park a coupla' hundred warheads off Washington or New York and no-one would know anything about it until it was all over.Larry Ferguson, in The Hunt for Red October (1990 film), based on the novel by Tom Clancy.
I looked along the San Juan Islands and the coast of California, but I couldn't find the palette of green, granite, and dark blue that you can only find in Maine.Parker Stevenson, as quoted in Maine (2010) by Margaret Dornfeld and Joyce Hart, p. 6
The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast; And the woods, against a stormy sky, Their giant branches tost.felicia hemans
Belistiche, a woman from the coast of Macedonia, won with the pair of foals ... at the hundred and twenty-ninth Olympics.Description of Greece, Eleia VIII, 11 [Loeb]
There are those who believe that the sole duty of the poker gamesman is to build up his reputation for impenetrability and toughness by suggesting that he last played poker by the light of a moon made more brilliant by the snows of the Yukon, and that his opponents were two white slave traffickers, a ticket-of-leave man and a deserter from the Foreign Legion. To me this is ridiculously far-fetched, but I do believe that a trace of American accent – West coast – casts a small shadow of apprehension over the minds of English players.Stephen Potter
Of all the fire-mountains which, like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest.john muir
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