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" And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee and arbiter of war, — These are thy toys and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves which mar Alike... "
Class-book of English poetry - Page 315
by English poetry - 1866
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Leigh Hunt's London Journal, Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - English periodicals - 1834
...of immutability be applicable to any thing in this world, it is to the ocean, and not to the land ! Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what arc they? Thy waters washed them while they yet were free, And many a tyrant since their shores obey....
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...thee', and arinler of war'; These are thy TOYS', and', as the snowy flake', They melt into thy yest of waves', which mar', Alike', the Armada's pride', or spoils of Trafalgar. 'E Thy shores are empires', changed in all save thee' — Assyria', Greece', Rome', Carthage', what...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1835 - 300 pages
...flake, They melt into the yeast of waves, which mar Alike th1 Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. 4. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee ,...obey The stranger, slave, or savage ; their decay HM •'-ied up realms to deserts ; — not so thou, -nangeable save to thy wild waves' play :— Time...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 480 pages
...they ? Has dried up realms to deserts :—not so thou, Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play— Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many...shores obey The stranger, slave, or savage; their decay Time writes no wrinkles on thine azure brow— Such as creation's dawn beheld, thou rollest now. Glasses...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1835
...waves Confound and swallow navigation up.' ' These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.' With all due reverence for Partridge's maxim — de gustibus — we cannot help maintaining that no...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1835 - 324 pages
...and arbiter of war, — ,• " These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yest of waves, which mar Alike the armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy stores are empire's, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ?...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of wai 1 !' These are thy toys, and as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's...slave, or savage; their decay Has dried up realms to deserts:—not so thou, Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play— Time writes no wrinkle on thine...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...title take Of Lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's...— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they 1 Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since, their shores obey, — The...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...title take Of Lord of thee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's...save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what lire they? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since, their shores obey,...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada s pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires,...— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they 1 Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since, their shores obey, — The...
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