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" When the mariner has been tossed for many days in thick weather, and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the storm, the earliest glance of the sun, to take his latitude, and ascertain how far the elements have driven him... "
Anecdotes of Public Men - Page 128
by John Wien Forney - 1881 - 444 pages
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 1; Volume 6; Volume 50

United States. Congress - Law - 1830 - 692 pages
...Pnnsinr.NT: When the mariner has been tossed, far many days, in thick weather, and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the...Let us imitate this prudence, and, before we float farther, on the waves of this debate, refer to the point from which we departed, that we may, at least,...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 518 pages
...PRESIDENT, — When the mariner has been tossed, for many days, in thick weather, and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the...Let us imitate this prudence, and, before we float farther on the waves of this debate, refer to the point from which we departed, that we may at least...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 1; Volume 6; Volume 50

United States. Congress - Law - 1830 - 692 pages
...PRESIDENT: When the mariner has been tossed, for many days, in thick weather, and on an unknown sea, he c lands to such lands only as have heretofore been...and some of the Land Offices, may not be abolished farther, on the waves of this debate, refer to the point from which we departed, that we may, at least,...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 518 pages
...elements have driven him from his true course. Let us imitate this prudence, and, before we float farther on the waves of this debate, refer to the point from which we departed, that we may at least be able to conjecture where we now are. I ask for the reading of the resolution. The Secretary...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - Illinois - 1844 - 524 pages
...energies thither. " When the mariner has been tossed for many days in foul weather, on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the...ascertain how far the elements have driven him from his course. Let us imitate this prudence, and before we float any farther, refer to the point from which...
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Practical Elocution

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 340 pages
...said : " When the mariner has been tossed for many days in thick weather and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the...Let us imitate this prudence, and before we float farther on the waves of debate, refer to the point from which we departed, that we may at least be...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 372 pages
...said : " When the mariner has been tossed for many days in thick weather and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the...Let us imitate this prudence, and before we float farther on the waves of debate, refer to the point from which we departed, that we may at least be...
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Reminiscences of Congress

Charles Wainwright March - Lawyers - 1850 - 310 pages
...President, when the mariner has been tossed, for many days, in thick weather, and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the...refer to the point from which we departed, that we may. at least, be able to form some conjecture where we now are, I ask for the reading of the resolution."...
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Reminiscences of Congress

Charles Wainwright March - Lawyers - 1850 - 318 pages
...the earliest glance of the sun, to take his latitude, and ascertain how far the elements have diiven him from his true course. Let us imitate this prudence...refer to the point from which we departed, that we may, at least, be able to form some conjecture where we now areI ask for the reading of the resolution."...
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Reminiscences of Congress

Charles Wainwright March - 1850 - 322 pages
...President, when the mariner has been tossed, for many days, in thick weather, and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the...latitude, and ascertain how far the elements have d.iven Liiu from his true course. Let us imitate this prudence ; and before we float further, on the...
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