The patriarch sent me to expostulate the matter with the King, which I did in very warm terms, telling him that we were assured by the Emperor of a reception in this country far different from what we met with, which assurances he had confirmed by his promise and the civilities we were entertained with at our first arrival
; but that instead of friends who would compassionate our miseries, and supply our necessities, we found ourselves in the midst of mortal enemies that wanted to destroy us.
I opine, that it is plainly traceable to the first arrival
of the Greenland whaling ships in London, more than two centuries ago.
Thwackum, at his first arrival
, was extremely agreeable to Allworthy; and indeed he perfectly answered the character which had been given of him.
Tierra del Fuego, first arrival
-- Good Success Bay -- An Account of the Fuegians on board -- Interview With the Savages -- Scenery of the Forests -- Cape Horn -- Wigwam Cove -- Miserable Condition of the Savages -- Famines -- Cannibals -- Matricide -- Religious Feelings -- Great Gale -- Beagle Channel -- Ponsonby Sound -- Build Wigwams and settle the Fuegians -- Bifurcation of the Beagle Channel -- Glaciers -- Return to the Ship -- Second Visit in the Ship to the Settlement -- Equality of Condition amongst the Natives.
Bloomfield; as well as the greatest number of words I ever exchanged with her at one time, since the day of my first arrival
When I had got out of danger, I stopped awhile to pick out the arrows that stuck in my hands and face; and rubbed on some of the same ointment that was given me at my first arrival
, as I have formerly mentioned.
Captain Marryatt writes: "I do not know a spot on the globe which so much astonishes and delights upon first arrival
as Madeira." A stay of one or two days will be made here, which, if time permits, may be extended, and passing on through the islands, and probably in sight of the Peak of Teneriffe, a southern track will be taken, and the Atlantic crossed within the latitudes of the northeast trade winds, where mild and pleasant weather, and a smooth sea, can always be expected.
On the first arrival
of the news of the battle of Austerlitz, Moscow had been bewildered.
That room, in which her disturbed imagination had tormented her on her first arrival
, was again the scene of agitated spirits and unquiet slumbers.
At Amherstberg they found the missionary with whom George and Eliza had taken shelter, on their first arrival
in Canada; and through him were enabled to trace the family to Montreal.
Since his first arrival
at Paris, he had had constant occasion to honor this excellent man, whom he had always found worthy, loyal, and great.
Isabella sent quite as good an account of her visitor as could be expected; on her first arrival
she had thought her out of spirits, which appeared perfectly natural, as there was a dentist to be consulted; but, since that business had been over, she did not appear to find Harriet different from what she had known her before.