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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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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 612 pages
...eanvass fluttering strew the gale, Still must I on ; for I am as a weed, Flung from the roek, on oeean's foam, to sail Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail. Byron's Childe Harold. " Farewell, my Spain ! a long farewell !" he eried • Perhaps I may revisit...
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 30

1900 - 352 pages
...light, but every one of them Stamped with the image of the King." (Arthur's Knights.) — Tennyson. 13. "I am as a weed, Flung from the rock, on ocean's foam...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail." 14. "Work without hope draws nectar in a sieve." — Coleridge. 15. (Mists from Mountain Torrents.)...
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Hunt's Yachting Magazine, Volume 5

1856 - 592 pages
...in this natant state, though originally, perhaps, attached to some solid substance, and not, as now a weed flung from the rock, on ocean's foam to sail...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail." ture for the purpose of sustaining the plant upon the surface of the water; they are crisp, hollow,...
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Thirty-six Voyages to Various Parts of the World, Made Between the Years ...

George Coggeshall - 1858 - 628 pages
...Though the strain'd mast should quiver as a reed; And the rent canvas flutter through 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." With me, though much of the enthusiasm of youth had passed away, still I retained a lingering fondness...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 914 pages
...Though the strained 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. 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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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 362 pages
...strain'd mast should quiver as a reed, And the rent canvas fluttering strew the gale, Still must I on-Ji for I am as a weed, Flung from the rock, on Ocean's...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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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1860 - 252 pages
...Though the strain'd mast should quiver as a reed, And the rent canvass flattering strew the gale Still must I on ; for I am as a weed, Flung from the rock,...to sail Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's hreath prevail II. in In my youth's summer I did sing of One, The wandering outlaw of his own dark...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861 - 734 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. m. 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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James Montgomery, a lecture

John Kirk - 1861 - 78 pages
...which Byron has described his own restless wanderings, has been greatly and universally admired : — " For I am as a weed, Flung from the rock on ocean's...the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail." This is, indeed, exquisitely beautiful ; but if every one had his due, we are of opinion that the thought...
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Principles of Geology; Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - 1865 - 880 pages
...and other causes do not interfere. All are familiar with the sight of the floating sea-weed, " FluDg 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 sea-weed generally known as gulf-weed, or sargasso, occur...
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