They spoke to me with great humanity, and said, "they were sure the captain would carry me GRATIS to Lisbon
, whence I might return to my own country; that two of the seamen would go back to the ship, inform the captain of what they had seen, and receive his orders; in the mean time, unless I would give my solemn oath not to fly, they would secure me by force.
Some, such as those of Paris, Petersburg, Berlin, Stockholm, Hamburg, Malta, Lisbon
, Benares, Madras, and others, transmitted their good wishes; the rest maintained a prudent silence, quietly awaiting the result.
I had a neighbour, a Portuguese, of Lisbon
, but born of English parents, whose name was Wells, and in much such circumstances as I was.
As soon as breakfast was done, Willoughby disappeared over the vessel's side, carrying a brown leather case, shouting over his shoulder that every one was to mind and behave themselves, for he would be kept in Lisbon
doing business until five o'clock that afternoon.
If you had been a week later at Lisbon
, last spring, Frederick, you would have been asked to give a passage to Lady Mary Grierson and her daughters.
Do you remember when the boat turned keel upward in Lisbon
We were told at this place that Alfonso Mendes, patriarch of Aethiopia, was arrived at Goa from Lisbon
Had they left their comrade and pushed on forthwith, there was nothing at that time between them and London but batteries of twelve-pounder guns, and they would certainly have reached the capital in advance of the tidings of their approach; as sudden, dreadful, and destructive their advent would have been as the earthquake that destroyed Lisbon
a century ago.
Her story was as full of desperation and despair as her limited acquaintance with those uncomfortable emotions enabled her to make it, and having located it in Lisbon
, she wound up with an earthquake, as a striking and appropriate denouement.
Paris, 27; Glasgow, 27; London, 28; Vienna, 28; Augsburg, 28; Braunschweig, 28; K:onigsberg, 29; Cologne, 29; Dresden, 29; Hamburg, 29; Berlin, 30; Bombay, 30; Warsaw, 31; Breslau, 31; Odessa, 32; Munich, 33; Strasburg, 33, Pesth, 35; Cassel, 35; Lisbon
, 36; Liverpool, 36; Prague, 37; Madras, 37; Bucharest, 39; St.
And when a passenger gave an officer of the garrison copies of the Tribune, the Herald, and Times, he was surprised to find later news in them from Lisbon
than he had just received by the little monthly steamer.
who, being expelled from Lisbon
, had retired to the island of Terceira, where he amused himself, not, like the great Conde, with watering his carnations, but with growing tulips -- had, on seeing the Boxtel tulip, exclaimed, "Not so bad, by any means