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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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The Family tutor, Volume 1

398 pages
...recals to the imaginative mind the words of the poet : — "Still must I on : for I am as a weed Fiung from the rock, on ocean's foam to sail, Where'er the...surge may sweep — the tempest's breath prevail." And we might fancy that the very individual we looked upon, or others of the same species, might thus...
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Excursions and Adventures in New South Wales: With Pictures of ..., Volume 1

John Henderson (capt. 78th Highlanders.) - 1851 - 342 pages
...the waters, like a spirit which controls them, rather than the work of men's hands launched forth, " On ocean's foam to sail, Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail." The hlack clouds careered along overhead at race-horse speed, the rain occasionally pouring down violently....
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La Thēbaïde en Amérique, ou Apologie de la vie solitaire et contemplative

Adrien Rouquette - 1852 - 170 pages
...tristesse et une touchante humilité : " je ne suis rien ; For I am as a weed Flung from tli? roc!: on ocean's foam, to sail Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's (breath prevail ! (BïRON.) "Je ne suis rien qu'un grain de pous" sière perdu dans l'immensité de la " création...
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Essays and Reviews, Volume 1

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1853 - 434 pages
...whose heart withered when it gazed on his, — a passion terrible in its consequences both to him and to her, — some traits of his own character and the...Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath preTail." The force of passion with which he could express his sense of individual wrong, and his power...
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The Works of Lord Byron: In Verse and Prose. Including His Letters, Journals ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1853 - 1024 pages
...Though the strain'd mast should quiver as a reed, And the rent canvass 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 vouth's summer I did sing of One, The wandering outlaw of his own dark mind; Again I seize...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 378 pages
...Though the strainM mast should quiver as a reed, And the rent canvass fluttering strew the gale, 2 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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The Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1126 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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Selections from the writings of lord Byron, by a clergyman [W. Elwin].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1854 - 320 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. CHILDE HAROLD.— Canto III. HAROLD'S PREFERENCE OF NATURE TO SOCIETY. HAROLD'S PREFERENCE OF NATURE...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1126 pages
...Though the straiu'd mast should quiver as л reed, And the rent canvas âuttcring strew the gale, Still s first in freedom, dearest to the muse. Oh ! would...fame, And rise more worthy, Albion, of thy name ! previiL III. In raj Tenth's summer I did sing of One, The wandering outlaw of his own dark mind ; Again...
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Sandwich Island Notes

Haölé, George Washington Bates - 1854 - 506 pages
...quiver as a reed, And the rent canvas, fluttering, strew the gale, Still I must on; for I am as a reed Flung from the rock, on Ocean's foam to sail, Where'er the surge may sleep, the tempest's breath prevail." This has been the language of thousands — it will be the sentiment...
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