Not so the sailor, beholding the scenery of the Antarctic seas; where at times, by some infernal trick of legerdemain in the powers of frost and air, he, shivering and half shipwrecked
, instead of rainbows speaking hope and solace to his misery, views what seems a boundless church-yard grinning upon him with its lean ice monuments and splintered crosses.
Am I cut off from the last fond pride of meanest shipwrecked
The hope of liberty, the thought of distant wife and children, rose up before his patient soul, as to the mariner shipwrecked
almost in port rises the vision of the church-spire and loving roofs of his native village, seen over the top of some black wave only for one last farewell.
Micawber were so used to their old difficulties, I think, that they felt quite shipwrecked
when they came to consider that they were released from them.
These pirates, a bad lot of men, used to wait for sailors to be shipwrecked
on their shores.
Moncharmin and Richard were the shipwrecked
mariners amid this motionless turmoil of a calico sea.
My delight was great on hearing this familiar speech, and I willingly satisfied their curiosity, telling them how I had been shipwrecked
, and captured by the blacks.
They look like shipwrecked
sailors who have not eaten for six weeks.
He had often heard that shipwrecked
persons had died through having eagerly devoured too much food.
But imagination has the wings of an angel of light and travels safely through or over the seas where we have been almost shipwrecked
, the darkness in which our illusions are lost, the precipice whence our happiness has been hurled and swallowed up.