and will you please add that I do not omit
to remember her in my prayers?
We might as well omit
to study Nature because she is old.
By way of answer to this, it has been triumphantly asked, Why not in the first instance omit
that ambiguous power, and rely upon the latter resource?
As for elves and fairies, and other such mummery, I purposely omit
the mention of them, as I should be very unwilling to confine within any bounds those surprizing imaginations, for whose vast capacity the limits of human nature are too narrow; whose works are to be considered as a new creation; and who have consequently just right to do what they will with their own.
be all this as it may, his voice was now often heard hailing the three mast-heads and admonishing them to keep a bright look-out, and not omit
reporting even a porpoise.