I remember that, in 1838, many were waiting for the results of the West India
experiment, before they could come into our ranks.
It is found in various parts of Europe and Asia, in several of the West India
islands, and in some places of the United States.
Similar facts were observed on the 23rd of July in the same year, in the Pacific Ocean, by the Columbus, of the West India
and Pacific Steam Navigation Company.
Katherine's Dock, lying overshadowed and black like a quiet pool amongst rocky crags, through the venerable and sympathetic London Docks, with not a single line of rails in the whole of their area and the aroma of spices lingering between its warehouses, with their far-famed wine- cellars - down through the interesting group of West India
Docks, the fine docks at Blackwall, on past the Galleons Reach entrance of the Victoria and Albert Docks, right down to the vast gloom of the great basins in Tilbury, each of those places of restraint for ships has its own peculiar physiognomy, its own expression.
On a table lies his silver-hilted sword; and in a corner of the room stands his gold-headed cane, made of a beautifully polished West India
The name of the rich West India
heiress had been mentioned with applause in the Morning Post.
On these occasions there was a degree of magnificence of the purse about them, and a peculiar propensity to expenditure at the goldsmith's and jeweler's for rings, chains, brooches, necklaces, jeweled watches, and other rich trinkets, partly for their own wear, partly for presents to their female acquaintances; a gorgeous prodigality, such as was often to be noticed in former times in Southern planters and West India
creoles, when flush with the profits of their plantations.
Norris's situation, and the improvement in Fanny's age, seeming not merely to do away any former objection to their living together, but even to give it the most decided eligibility; and as his own circumstances were rendered less fair than heretofore, by some recent losses on his West India
estate, in addition to his eldest son's extravagance, it became not undesirable to himself to be relieved from the expense of her support, and the obligation of her future provision.
We had shot through the Pool, past the West India
Docks, down the long Deptford Reach, and up again after rounding the Isle of Dogs.
Mason, a West India
planter and merchant, was his old acquaintance.
I hope all our Quetta fans will support the song I have sung for them and support us.' Former West India
stalwart, Sir Viv Richards, famous as the only genuine blaster, said he always enjoyed touring Pakistan.