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" ... imagined it in their power to fix themselves in the midst of plenty, on one of the finest islands in the world, where they need not labour, and where the allurements of dissipation are beyond anything that can be conceived. "
Christina, the Maid of the South Seas: A Poem - Page 253
by Mary Russell Mitford - 1811 - 332 pages
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Quellenstudie über Lord Byrons "The island".: Dissertationsschrift

Curt Lotze - 1902 - 56 pages
...of them void of connections 11 ), should be led away; especially when, in addition tq such pqwerful inducements, they imagined it in their power to fix themselves in the midst of plenty, on one of the f inest islands in the world, where they need not labour, and where the allurements of dissipation...
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Poetry, edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1924 - 684 pages
.... . . that a set of sailors, most of them void of connections, should be led away, especially when they imagined it in their power to fix themselves, in the midst of plenty, ... on the finest island in the world, where they need not labour, and where the allurements of dissipation...
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Fragments of the Early History of Australia: 1788 to 1812

John McMahon - 1913 - 402 pages
...have been foreseen, that a set of sailors, most of them void, of connections, would be led awayi ; especially when, in addition to such powerful inducements,...finest islands in the world, where they need not) labour, and where the) allurements of dissipation are beyond anything that can he conceived. The most,...
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The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N.

Sir Ernest Scott - 1914 - 614 pages
...though scarcely possible to have been foreseen, that a set of sailors, many of them void of connections, should be led away ; especially when in addition to...the finest islands in the world, where they need not labour, and where the allurements of dissipation are beyond anything that can be conceived. . . . Had...
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Great Sea Stories

Joseph Lewis French - 1921 - 366 pages
...though scarcely possible to have been foreseen, that a set of sailors, most of them void of connections, should be led away: especially when, in addition to...and where the allurements of dissipation are beyond anything that can be conceived. FATE OF THE CASTAWAYS My first determination was to seek a supply of...
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Dead Men's Tales

Frederick Harcourt Kitchin - 1926 - 350 pages
...though scarcely possible to have been foreseen, that a set of sailors, most of them void of connections, should be led away ; especially when, in addition...the finest islands in the world, where they need not labour, and where the allurements of dissipation are beyond anything that can be conceived." In this...
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Seamarks and Landmarks: Being Leaves from the Log of Surgeon Captain O.W ...

Octavius William Andrews - 1927 - 484 pages
...possible to have been foreseen, that a set of sailors, most of them void of connections elsewhere, should be led away — especially when, in addition...the finest islands in the world, where they need not labour, and where the allurements of dissipation are beyond anything that can be conceived." Soon after...
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The Bounty Mutiny

William Bligh, Edward Christian - 2001 - 290 pages
...though scarcely possible to have been foreseen, that a set of sailors, most of them void of connections, should be led away; especially when, in addition to...power to fix themselves in the midst of plenty, on the finest island in the world, where they need not labour, and 'where the allurements of dissipation...
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Mysteries in History: From Prehistory to the Present

Paul Aron - 2006 - 464 pages
...some female connections, have most probably been the principal cause of the whole transaction. . . . They imagined it in their power to fix themselves in the midst of plenty, on the finest island in the world, where they need not labour, and where the allurements of dissipation...
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