And bring a whole lot of rope--it always comes in handy on voyages
It was about the last day of our outward voyage
by the largest computation; some time that night, or at latest before noon of the morrow, we should sight the Treasure Island.
Bates, I went down to my father: where, by the assistance of him and my uncle John, and some other relations, I got forty pounds, and a promise of thirty pounds a year to maintain me at Leyden: there I studied physic two years and seven months, knowing it would be useful in long voyages
was pleasant, notwithstanding the perils by sea and land, with which they were environed.
And there is the abiding thought of a whole year of more or less hard life before one, because there was hardly a southern-going voyage
in the yesterday of the sea which meant anything less than a twelvemonth.
The owners, who officiate as caterers for the voyage
, supply the larder with an abundance of dainties.
The Russians, on the contrary, carried their furs, by a shorter voyage
, directly to the northern parts of the Chinese empire; thus being able to afford them in the market without the additional cost of internal transportation.
we are enabled to be the first to furnish the public with a detailed account of this most extraordinary voyage
, which was performed between Saturday, the 6th instant, at 11, A.
He appears to have his own opinion of a sea voyage
, and if
I imagine you have some other purpose in taking this voyage
than just to argue with me.
Maybe you haven't guessed it," the Ancient Mariner said; "but this is my fourth voyage
after this treasure.
I went to Australia to go into hospital and get tinkered up, after which I planned to go on with the voyage
This he sent to sail along with others under the command of his step-brother Sir Humphrey Gilbert, who was setting out upon a voyage
I have stated in the preface to the first Edition of this work, and in the Zoology of the Voyage
of the Beagle, that it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitz Roy, of having some scientific person on board, accompanied by an offer from him of giving up part of his own accommodations, that I volunteered my services, which received, through the kindness of the hydrographer, Captain Beaufort, the sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty.
I may there discover the wondrous power which attracts the needle and may regulate a thousand celestial observations that require only this voyage
to render their seeming eccentricities consistent forever.