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" Once more upon the waters ! yet once more ! And the waves bound beneath me as a steed That knows his rider. Welcome to their roar! Swift be their guidance, wheresoe'er it lead ! Though the... "
Essays and Reviews - Page 292
by Edwin Percy Whipple - 1851
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt. (Harrow ed.).

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1831 - 290 pages
...Though the strain'd mast should quiver as a reed, And the rent canvas fluttering strew the gale, Still must I on ; for I am as a weed, Flung from the rock,...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail. III. In my youth's summer I did sing of One, The wandering outlaw of his own dark mind; Again I seize...
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

1832 - 598 pages
...part! — Out on our life, could we not make A spiritual temple of the heart! TOM CRINGLE'S LOG.s — ' For I am as a weed, Flung from the rock, on ocean's foam to sail, Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempcst's breath prevail.' Third Canto if Ckilde Harold. We bad to beat up for three days before we...
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Calcutta Magazine and Monthly Register, Volumes 17-20

1831 - 412 pages
...of Europe would portend a storm, must in some measure be left to seek its own harbour; it is (f Like a weed Flung from the rock on Ocean's foam to sail. Where'er the surge may sweep, Che tempest's breath prevail." From what I have said, it is not to be inferred, that I would advise...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, The giaour, The siege of Corinth [and other poems].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1832 - 488 pages
...Though the strain' d mast should quiver as a reed, And the rent canvas fluttering strew the gale, Still must I on ; for I am as a weed, Flung from the rock,...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail. III. In my youth's summer I did sing of one, The wandering outlaw of his own dark mind ; Again I seize...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems ..., Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832 - 488 pages
...Though the strain'd mast should quiver as a reed, And the rent canvas fluttering strew the gale, Still must I on ; for I am as a weed, Flung from the rock,...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail. in. In my youth's summer I did sing of one, The wandering outlaw of his own dark mind ; Again I seize...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Lyell - 1832 - 358 pages
...currents, and other causes, do not interfere. All are familiar with the sight of the floating sea-weed " Flung from the rock on ocean's foam to sail, Where'er...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail." Remarkable accumulations of drift weed occur on each side of the equator in the Atlantic, Pacific,...
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Tom Cringle's Log: Second Series, Volume 2

Michael Scott - 1833 - 254 pages
...other pleasant matters, well worthy of being recorded, how Thomas communed with his two Consciences. -" For I am as a weed, Flung from the rock, on ocean's...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail." Third Canto ofChilde Harold. WE had to beat up for three days before we could weather the east end...
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Tom Cringle's Log, Volume 2

Michael Scott - 1833 - 400 pages
...LIBRARY The gift of Miss Emma E I. Dunston TOM CRINGLE'S LOG. ** I am as a wood, Flung from the rork on ocean's foam to sail, Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail." CHILDE HAROI.n. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. II. WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, EDINBURGH ; AND T. CADELL, STRAND, LONDON....
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Recollections of Persons and Places in the West

Henry Marie Brackenridge - 1834 - 256 pages
...gave him a sound drubbing, a new suit of clothes and a purse of money, and then turned him adrift, • As a weed, Flung from the rock, on ocean's foam to...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail. I never saw Joe but once afterwards. He had been a constable in some new settlement. If there had been...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how for the Former Changes ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Lyell - 1835 - 472 pages
...currents, and other causes, do not interfere. All are familiar with the sight of the floating sea-weed, " Flung from the rock on ocean's foam to sail, Where'er...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail." Remarkable accumulations of that species of seaweed generally known as gulf-weed, or sargasso, occur...
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