« PreviousContinue »
nounced as the debtor, as in the case of Anstey Bid Ireland's Londonderry's Marquess show versus Smollett.
His parts of speech.
[p. 268. St. 49. As there is “honour amongst thieves , " let This was written long before the suicide of there be some amongst poets, and give each his that person. due ;- none can afford to give it more than Mr. Campbell himself, who, with a high reputation Your “fortune" was in a fair way "to swell for originality, and a' fame which cannot be A man," as Giles says. (p. 269. St. 63. shaken, is the only poet of the times (except “His Fortune swells him, it is rank, be's Rogers) who can be reproached (and in him it is married."—Sir Giles Overreach. MASHINGBR. indeed a reproach) with having written too little.
NOTES TO CANTO X.
Would scarcely join again the "reformadoes.
(p. 273. St. 13. (p. 251. St. 8. “Allah! Ha!" is properly the war - cry of the Bradwardine, in Waverley, is authority for
“Reformers," or rather“Reformed." The Baron Mugsulmans, and they dwell long on the last the word. syllable, which gives it a very wild and peculiar effect.
The endless s001 bestows a tint far deeper
Than can be hid by altering his shirt. "Carnage" (80 Wordsworth tells you) is God's daughter
(p. 273. St. 15. (p. 251. St. 9.
Query suit ?—PRINTER'S DEVIL.
Balgounie's Brig's black wall. (p. 273. St. 18.
The brig of Don, near the “auld toun" of Yea, Carnage it thy daughter !
Aberdeen, with its one arch and its black deep WORDSWORTU's Thanksgiving Ode. salmon stream below, is in my memory as yester
day. I still remember, though perhaps may Wes printed Grove, although his name was Grose misquote, the awful proverb which made me
(p. 252. St. 18. A fact ; see the Waterloo Gazettes. I recollect panse to cross it, and yet lean over it with a remarking at the time to a friend :"There is the mother's side. The saying as recollected by
childish delight, being an only son, at least by fame! a man is killed , his name is Grose, and me was thisbut I have never heard or seen it they print it Grove." I was at college with the
since I was nine years of age :deceased, who was a very amiable and clever man, and his society in great request for his
“Brig of Balgounie, black's your ma'; wit, gaiety, and "chansons à boire.
Wi' a wife's ae son and a mear's de goal,
Doun ye shall fa'!" *Tis pity "that such meanings should pave Hell."
(p. 252. St. 25. The Portuguese proverb says that “Hell is
Oh, for a forty-parson-power to charnt
Thy praise, Hypocrisy ! (p. 275. St. 34. paved with good intentions."
A metaphor taken from the "forty-horse-power"
of a steam-engine. That mad wag, the Reverend NOTES TO CANTO IX.
S. S., sitting by a brother-clergyman at dinner,
observed afterwards that his dull neighbour had Humanity would rise, and thunder "Nay!
a "twelve-parson-power" of conversation.
(p. 263. St. 1. Query, Ney ?-PRINTER'DEVIL.
To strip the Sarons of their hydes, like tannero.
(p. 275. St. 36. And send the sentinel before your gate
“Hyde." - I believe a hyde of land to be a A slice or two from your luxurious meals. legitimate word, and as such subject to the tax
(p. 264. St. 6. of a quibble. "I at this time got a post, being sick for fatigue, with four others. — We were sent to break bis- Was given to her favourite, and now bore his. cuit, and make a mess for Lord Wellington's
(p. 276. St. 49. hounds. I was very hungry, and thought it a The Empress went to the Crimea, accompanied good job at the time, as we got our own fill by the Emperor Joseph, in the year-I forget while we broke the biscuit ,- a thing I had not which. (It was 1787.) got for some days. When thus engaged, the Prodigal Son was never once out of my mind; Which gave her dukes the graceless name of and I sighed, as I fed the dogs, over my humble
(p. 277. St. 58. situation and my ruined hopes." - Journal of a In the Empress Anne's time, Biren, her favourSoldier of the Tlat Regt. during the War in Spain. ite, assumed the name and arms of the “Birons"
(p. 266. Si. 33. of France, which families are yet extant with
that of England. There are still the daughters Because he could no more digest his dinner. of Courland of that name; one of them I reHe was killed in a conspiracy, after his temper member seeing in England in the blessed year had been exasperated, by his extreme costivity, of the Allies - the Duchess of S.- to whom the to a degree of insanity.
English Duchess of S-t presented me as a
namesake. And had just buried the fair-faced Lanskoi.
(p. 268. St. 47.
Eleven thousand maidenheads of bone,
The greatest number flesh hath ever known.
(p. 277. St. 62. “Lanskoy."
St. Ursula and her eleven thousand virgins
were still extant in 1816, and may be so yet as •) To wit, the Deity's. This is perhaps as much as ever. pretty a pedigree for Murder, as ever was found out by Garter King - al-Arms. – What Who butcher'd half the earth, and bullied l'other. would have been said had any free - spoken
(p. 279. St. 81. people discovered such a lineage ?
NOTES TO CANTO XI. ing Plutarch, spelling oddly, and writing qualntly;
and what is strange after all, his is the best Who on a lark, with black-eyed Sal (his blowing), modern history of Greece in any
language, and So prime, 80 swell, so nutty, and so knowing?
he is perhaps the best of all modern historians
(p. 282. st. 19. whatsoever. Having named his sins, it is but The advance of science and of language has fair to state his virtues--learning, labour, rerendered it unnecessary to translate the above search, wrath, and partiality. I call the latter good and true English, spoken in its original virtues in a writer, because they make him write
in earnest. purity by the select nobility, and their patrons. The following is a stanza of a song which was very popular, at least in my early days :
A hazy widower turn'd of forty's
(P. 292. St. 37. “On the high toby-spice flash the muzzle,
This line may puzzle the commentators more In spite of each gallows old scout;
than the present generation. If you at the spellken can't hustle,
You'll be hobbled in making a Clout. Like Russians rushing from hot baths to mors. Then your Blowing will war gallows haughty,
(p. 295. St. 73. When she hears of your scaly mistake,
The Russians, as is well known, run ont from She'll surely turn snitch for the forty, their hot baths to plunge into the Neva; a pleaThat her Jack may be regular weight." sant practical antithesis, which it seems does
them no harm. If there be any gem'man so ignorant as to require a traduction, I refer him to my old friend and corporeal pastor and master, John Jackson,
The world to gaze upon those northern lights. Esq., Professor of Pugilism; who I trust still
(p. 296. št. 82.
For a description and print of this inhabitant retains the strength and symmetry of his model of a form, together with his good humour, and of the polar region and native country of the athletic as well as mental accomplishments.
Aurora borealis, see PARRY'S Voyage in search
of a North-West Passage. St. James's Palace and St. James's “Hells."
(p. 283. St. 29.
As Philip's son proposed to do with Athos. “Hells, gaming-houses. What their number
[p. 296. St. 86. may now be in this life, I know not. Before I a statue of Alexander, with a city in one hand,
A sculptor projected to hew Mount Athos into was of age I knew them pretty accurately, both "gold" and "silver.” I was once nearly called and, I believe, 2 river in his pocket, with out by an acquaintance, because when he asked various other similar devices. But Alexander's me, where I thought that his soul would be found gone, and Athos remains, I trust ere long to
look over a nation of freemen. hereafter, I answered, “In Silver Hell."
And therefore even I won't dnent
(p. 284. St. 43. NOTES TO CANTO XIII.
(p. 299. St. A Frenchman said—“If it be not,ought to be English."
With every thing that pretty bin,
My Lady sweet arise.-ŠHAKSPRAKE. The milliners who furnish "drapery misses.".
[p. 284. St. 49. “Drapery misses"_This term is probably any
His bell-mouth'd goblet makes me feel quite
Danish thing now but a mystery. It was however almost
(p. 303. St. 12 80 to me when I first returned from the East in Catalogue of Nations "exquisite in their drinking."
If I err not, “Your Dane" is one of lago's 1811-1812. It means a pretty, a highborn, a fashionable young female, well instructed by her friends, and furnished by her milliner with a Even Nimrod's self might leave the plains of wardrobe upon credit, to be repaid, when married,
(p. 304. St. TR. by the husband. The riddle was first read to
In Assyria. me by a young and pretty heiress, on my praising the "drapery" of an “untochered" but “pretty
That Scriptures out of church are blasphemies. virginities" (like Mrs. Anne Page) of the then
[p. 306. St. 96. day, which has now been some years yesterday:
“Mrs. Adams answered Mr. Adams, that it -she assured me that the thing was common in
was blasphemous to talk of Scripture out of London; and as her own thousands, and bloom-church." This dogma was broached to her husing looks ,, and rich simplicity of' array, pat band-the best Christian in any book. See Joany suspicion in her own case out of the ques- sepk Andrews, in the latter chapters. tion, I confess I gave some credit to the allegation. If necessary, authorities might be cited,
The quaint, old, cruel eoscomb, in his gullet in which case I could quote both “drapery" and
should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it. the wearers. Let us bope, however, that it is
(p. 307. St. 106. now absolete.
It would have taught him humanity at least.
This sentimental savage, whom it is a mode to 'Tis strange the mind, that very fiery particle,
quote (amongst the novelists) to show their synShould let itself be snuf d out by an article.
pathy for innocent sports and old songs, teaches
(p. 285. St. 60. how to sew up frogs, and break their legs by “Divinæ particulam aura."
way of experiment, in addition to the art of angling, the cruellest, the coldest, and the ste
pidest of pretended sports. They may talk about NOTES TO CANTO XII.
the beauties of nature, but the angler merely thinks of his dish of fish; he has no leisure to
take his eyes from off the streams, and a single Gives, with Greek truth, the good old Greek bite is worth to him more than all the scenery the lie.
(p. 290. St. 19. around. Besides, some fish bite best on a rainy See MITPORD'S Greece. “Gracia" Verar." His day. The whale, the shark, and the tunny great pleasure consists in praising tyrants, abus- / fishery have somewhat of aoble and perilous ja
them; even net-fishing, trawling, are more hu- tain quantum of births within a certain number mane and aseful-bat angling :-No angler can of years; which births (as Mr. Hulme observes) be a good man.
generally arrive “in a little flock like those of "One of the best men I ever knew-as humane, a farmer', lambs, all within the same month perdelicate-ininded, generous, and excellent a crea- haps." These Harmonists (80 called from the ture as any in the world-was an angler: true, name of their settlement) are represented as a he angled with painted flies, and would have remarkably flourishing, pious, and quiet people, been incapable of the extravagances of I. Walton." See the various recent writers on America.
The above addition was made by a friend in reading over the MS.—“Audi alteram partem". I leare it to counterbalance my own observation.
Nor canvass what "80 eminent a hand" meant.
[p. 320. St. 38. Jacob Tonson, according to Pope, was ac
customed to call his writers “able pens"—“perNOTES TO CANTO XIV. sons of honour," and especially "eminent hands."
While great Lucullus' (robe triomphale) mufflesAnd never craned, and made, but few (There's Fame)-young Partridge-fillets, deck'd [p. 310. St. 33.
with truffles. (p. 323. St. 66. Craning.-"To crane" is, or was, an expres- A dish “à la Lucullus." This hero, who consion used to denote a gentleman's stretching out quered the East, has left his more extended cehis neck over a hedge, “to look before he Jeap- lebrity to the transplantation of cherries (which ed:"-a pause in his “vaulting ambition, which in the field doth occasion some delay and clature of soine very good dishes ;-and I am
he first brought into Europe) and the nomenexecration in those who may be immediately be- not sure that (barring indigestion) he has not hind the equestrian sceptic. “Sir, if you don't done more service to mankind by his cookery choose to take the leap, let me"-was a phrase than by his conquests. A cherry-tree may weigh which generally sent the aspirant on again; and against a bloody laurel: besides, he has conto good purpose : for though “the horse and trived to earn celebrity from both. rider" might fall, they made a cap, through which, and over him and his steed, the field
But even sans “confitures," it no less true is, might follow.
There's pretty picking in those "petits puits."
(p. 323. St. 68. Go to the coffee-house, and take another.
(p. 312. St. 48. classical and well-known dish for part of the
“Petits puits d'amour garnis de confitures,". a In SWIFT'S or HORACE WALPOLE'S Letters I
flank of a second course. think it is mentioned, that somebody regretting the loss of a friend, was answered by an universal Pylades : “When I lose one, I go to the
For that with me's a "sine qua." (p. 324. St. 86.
Subauditur “Non;" omitted for the sake of Saint James's Coffee-house, and take another." I recollect having heard an anecdote of the
euphony. same kind. Sir W. D. was a great gamester.
In short, upon that subject I've some qualms very Coming in one day to the club of which he was a member, he was observed to look melancholy.
Like those of the Philosopher of Malmsbury.
[p. 325. St. 96. “What is the matter, Sir William ?" cried Hare, of facetious memory: “Ah! replied. Sir W. “I that compliment to the souls of other people as
Hobbes : who, doubting of his own soul, paid have just lost poor Lady D." "Lost! What at-to decline their visits, of which he had some Quinze or Hazard?" was the consolatory rejoinder of the querist.
apprehension. And I refer you to wise Oxenstiern.
(p. 313. St. 59. NOTES TO CANTO XVI. The famous Chancellor Oxenstiern said to his Bon, on the latter expressing his surprise upon the great effects arising from petty causes in the If from a shell-fish or from cochineal. presumed mystery of politics : “You see by this,
[p. 326. St. 10. my son, with how little wisdom the kingdoms
The composition of the old Tyrian purple, of the world are governed."
whether from a shell-fish, or from cochineal, or
I say nothing.
For a spoild carpet-but the “ Attic Bee.”
(p. 330. St. 43. (p. 318. St. 18. I think that it was a carpet on which Diogenes As it is necessary in these times to avoid am- trod, with—“Thus I trample on the pride of biguity, I say, that I mean, by “Diviner still," Plato!"_“With greater pride," as the other CHRIST. If ever God was Man-or Man God-replied. But as carpets are meant to be trodden he was both. I never arraigued his creed, but upon, ury memory probably misgives me, and it the use or abuse-made of it. Mr. Canning might be a robe, or tapestry, or a table-cloth, one day quoted Christianity to sanction Negro- or some other expensive and uncynical piece of Slavery, and Mr. Wilberforce had little to say furniture. in reply. And was Christ crucified, that black men might be scourged? If so, he had better With “Tu mi chamas's" from Portingale, been born a Mulatto, to give both colours an To soothe our ears, lest İtaly should fail. equal chance of freedom, or at least salvation.
(p. 330. St. 45.
I remember that the mayoress of a provincial When Rapp the Harmonist embargoed marriage town, somewhat surfeited with a similar display In his harmonious settlement. (p. 320. St. 35. from foreign parts, did rather indecorously break
This extraordinary and flourishing German through the applauses of an intelligent audience colony in America does not entirely exclude ina - -intelligent, I mean, as to music,--for the words, trimony, as the “Shakery" do; but lays such besides being in recondite languages (it was restrici ions upon it as present more than a cer- some years before the peace, ere all the world
had travelled, and while I was a collegian)- They erp-tio merely that is calls mobility. were sorely disguised by the performers ;-this
(p. 335. St. 97. mayoress, I say, broke out with, “Rot your Ita- In French "mobilité." I am not sure that lianos ! for my part, I love a simple ballad!" mobility is English ; but it is expressive of a Rossini will go a good way to bring most people quality which rather belongs to other climates, to the same opinion, some day. Who would though it is sometimes seen to a great extent in imagine that he was to be the successor of Mo- our own. It may be defined as an excessive zart? However, I state this with diffidence, as susceptibility of immediate impressions at the a liege and loyal admirer of Italian music in same time without losing the past; and is, though general, and of much of Rossini's: but we may sometimes apparently useful to the possessor, say, as the connoisseur did of painting, in the most painful and unhappy attribute. Vicar of Wakefield, "that the picture would be better painted if the painter had taken more Draperied her form with curious felicity. pains."
[p. 836. S 10
“Curiosa felicitas,"_PETRONIUS. Por Gothic daring shown in English money.
A noise like to wet fingera drawn on glass.
(p. 331. St. 59. “Ausu Romano, ære Veneto " is the inscription
(p. 337. St. 114. (and well inscribed in this instance) on the sea
See the account of the ghost of the uncle of walls between the Adriatic and Venice. The Prince Charles of Saxony raised by Schroepferwalls were a republican work of the Venetians ;
“Karl-Karl-was-wolt mich ?" the inscription, I believe, Imperial ; and inscrib
How odd, a single hobgoblin's non-entity, ed by Napoleon.
Should cause more fear than a whole host's
identity! (p. 337. St. 120. “Untying" squires "to fight against the churches."
“Shadows to-night [p. 332. St. 60.
Have struck more terror to the soul of Richard Though ye untie the winds and bid them fight Than can the substance of ten thousand soldiers," Against ihe churches-Macbeth..
NOTES TO THE ISLAND.
The foundation of the Story will be found |! was removed by medical advice into the Highpartly in the account of the Mutiny of the lands. Here. I passed occasionally some summers, Bounty in the South Seas (in 1789), and partly and from this period I date my love of mountainin “Mariner's Account of the Tonga Islands." ous countries. I can never forget the effect a
few years afterwards in England, of the only How pleasant were the songs of Toobonai. thing I had long seen, even in miniature, of a
(p. 341. mountain, in the Malvern Hills. After I returaThe first three sections are taken from an ed to Cheltenham, I used to watch them every actual song of the Tonga Islanders, of which a afternoon at sunset, with a sensation which I prose translation is given in MARINERS Account cannot describe. This was boyish enough; but of the Tonga Islands. Toobanai is not, however, I was then only thirteen years of age, and it one of them; but was one of those where Chris- was in the holidays. tian and the matineers took refuge. I have al. tered and added, but have retained as much as Than breathes his mimic murmurer in the shell. possible of the original.
If the reader will apply to his ear the sea. Beyond itself, and must retrace its way. (p. 342. shell on his chimney-piece, he will be aware of Lucullus, when frugality could charm, what is alluded to: 'If the text should appear Had wasted turnips in his Sabine farm. Pope. obscure, he will find in “Gebir " the same idea
better expressed in two lines.-The poem I Had form'd his glorious namesake's counterpart. never read, but have heard the lines quoted by
(p. 342. a more recoudite reader-who seems to be of The Consul Nero, who made the unequalled different opinion from the Editor of the Quar. march which deceived Hannibal, and defeated terly Review, who qualified it, in his answer to Asdrubal; thereby accomplishing an achievement the Critical Reviewer of his Juvenal, as trash almost unrivalled in military annals. The first of the worst and most insane description. It is intelligence of his return, to Hannibal, was the to Mr. Landor, the author of Gebir, so qualified, sight of Asdrubal's head thrown into his camp. and of some Latin poems, which vie with MarWhen Hanuibal saw this, he exclaimed, with a tial or Catullos in obscenity, that the imma
sigh, that “Rome would now be the mistress of culate Mr. Southey addresses his declamation a the world." And yet to this victory of Nero's against impurity!
it might be owing that his imperial namesake reigned at all! But the infamy of the one has But deem him sailor or philosopher, [p. 345. eclipsed the glory of the other. When the name Hobbes, the father of Locke's and other phiof "Nero" is heard, who thinks of the Consul? losophy, was an inveterate snoker,-even to But such are human things.
pipes beyond computation. And Loch-na-gar with Ida look'd o'er Troy. “Right," quoth Ben, "that will do for the
(p. 346. When very youug, about eight years of age, “That will do for the Marines, but the sailors after an attack of the scarlet- fever at Aberdeen, I won't believe it," is an old saying, and one of the few fragments of former Jealousies which ance of bread to two-thirds, and caused the water still survive (in jest only) between these gallant for drinking to be filtered through drip-stones, services.
bought at Teneriffe for that purpose. I now
acquainted the ship's company of the object of No less of human bravery than the brave. the voyage, and gave assurances of certain pro:
(p. 347. motion to every one whose endeavours should Archidamus, King of Sparta, and son of Age- merit it. On Tuesday the 26th of February, we silaus, when he saw a inachine invented for the bent new sails, and made other necessary precasting of stones and darts, exclaimed that it parations for encountering the weather that was was the “Grave of Valour.". The same story to be expected in a high latitude. Our distance has been told of some knights on the first ap- from the coast of Brazil was about 100 leagues. plication of gunpowder; but the original anec. On the forenoon of Sunday the 2d of March, dote is in Plutarch.
after seeing that every person was clean, divine
service was performed, according to my usual Whore only portal was the keyless wave. (p. 350. custom on this day: gave to Mr. Fletcher
of this cave (which is no fiction) the original Christian, whom I had before directed to take will be found in the 9th chapter of MARINER'S charge of the third watch, a written order to Account of the Tonga Islands. I have taken the act as lieutenant. The change of temperature poetical liberty to transplant it to Toobonai, the soon began to be sensibly felt, and, that the last island where any distinct account is left of people might not suffer from their own negliChristian and his comrades.
gence, I supplied them with thicker clothing, as
better suited to the climate. On a complaint The fretted pinnacle, the aisle, the nave. (p. 350. made to me by the Master, I found it necessary
This may seem too minute for the general to panish Matthew Quintal, one of the seamen, outline (in MARINER'S Account) from which it is with two dozen of lashes, for insolence and mutaken. But few men have travelled without tinous behaviour, which was the first time that seeing something of the kind-on land, that is there was any occasion for punishment on board. Without adverting to Ellora, in Mungo Park's We were off Cape St. Diego, the eastern part last journal (if my memory do not err, for there of the Terra de Fuego, and, the wind being unare eight years since I read the book) he nen- favourable, I thought it more advisable to go tions having met with a rock or mountain so round to the eastward of Staaten-land than to exactly resembling a Gothic cathedral, that only attempt passing through Straits le Maire, Storms, minute inspection could convince him that it attended with a great sea, prevailed until the was a work of nature.
12th of April. The ship began to leak, and re
quired pumping every hour, which was no more He tore the topmost button of his vest. (p. 352.than we had reason to expect from such a conIn THIBAULT'S Account of Frederic II. oftinuance of gales of wind and high seas. The Prussia, there is a singular relation of a young decks also became so Icaky that it was necessary Frenchinan, who, with his mistress, appeared to to allot the great cabin, of which I made little be of some rank. He enlisted and deserted at use except in fine weather, to those people who Schweidnitz; and, after a desperate resistance, had not births to hang their hanmocks in, and was retaken, having killed an officer, who at- by this means the space between decks was less tempted to seize him after he was wounded, by crowded. With all this bad weather, we had the discharge of his musket loaded with a button the additional mortification to find, at the end of his uniform. Some circumstances on his court- of every day, that we were Josing ground; for, martial raised a great interest amongst his jud- notwithstanding our utmost exertions, and keepges, who wished to discover his real situation ing on the most advantageous tacks, we did little in life, which he offered to disclose, but to the better than drift before the wind. On Tuesday King only, to whom he requested permission to the 22d of April, we had eight down on the sick write. This was refused, and Prederic was filled list, and the rest of the people, though in good with the greatest indignation, from bafiled cu- health, were greatly fatigued ; but I saw, with riosity or some other motive, when he under much concern, that it was impossible to make a stood that his request had been denied.-See passage this way to the Society-Islands, for we THIBAULT's work, vol. 11.-(1 quote from memory.) had now been thirty days in a tempestuous
ocean. Thus the season was too far advanced
for 118 to expect better weather to enable us to EXTRACT FROM THE VOYAGE BY double Cape Horn; and, from these and other CAPTAIN BLIGH.
considerations, I ordered the helm to be put a
weather, and bore away for the Cape of Good On the 27th of December 1787 it blew a se- Hope, to the great joy of every one on board. vere storm of wind from the eastward, in the We came to an anchor on Friday the 23d of course of which we suffered greatly; it was not May, in Simon's Bay, at the Cape, after a towithout great risk and difficulty that we were lerable run. The ship required complete caulkable to secure the boats froin being washed ing, for she had become so leaky, that we were away. A great quantity of our bread was also obliged to pump hoorly in our passage from damaged and rendered useless, for the sea had Cape Horn. The sails and rigging also required stove in our stern, and filled the cabin with repair, and, on examining the provisions, à conwater. On the 5th of January, 1788, we saw the siderable quantity was found damaged. island of Teneriffe about twelve leagues distant, Having remained thirty-eight days at this place, and next day, being Sunday, came to an anchor and my people having received all the advantage in the road of Santa-Cruz. There we took in that could be derived from refreshments of every the necessary supplies, and, having finished our kind that could be met with, we sailed on the business, sailed on the 10th. I now divided the 1st July. people into three watches, and gave the charge A gale of wind blew on the 20th, with a high of the third watch to Mr. Fletcher Christian, sea ; it increased after noon with such violence, one of the mates. I have always cousidered this that the ship was driven almost forecastle under, a desirable regulation when circumstances will before we could get the sails clewed up. The admit of it, and I am persuaded that anbroken lower yards were lowered, and the top-gallantrest not only contributes much towards the mast got down upon deck, which relieved her health of the ship's company, but enables them much. We lay to all night, and in the morning more readily to exert ihemselves in cases of bore away under a reeted foresail. The sea still sudden emergency. As I wished to proceed to running high, in the afternoon it became very Otabeite without stopping, I reduced the allow- unsafe to stand on; we therefore lay to all