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" Far off, the petrel in the troubled way Swims with her brood, or flutters in the spray; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 39
1903
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Poetical Works

George Crabbe - 1908 - 600 pages
...flutters in the spray; She rises often, often drops again, And spoil-; at ease on the tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's...north, Day after day, flight after flight, go forth. In-shorc their passage tribes of sea-gulls urge, And drop for prey within the sweeping surge ; Oft...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1908
...flutters in the spray; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. 55 High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flights of wild ducks stretch; Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level line they...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1910 - 756 pages
...the spray; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. High o 'er night, 129 Present the spear, and arm him for the fight. He 220 In a broad space and level line they glide; All in their wedge-like figures from the north, Day...
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Tales 1812 and Selected Poems

Crabbe - 1967 - 484 pages
...flutters in the spray; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's...stretch; Far as the eye can glance on either side, 220 In a broad space and level line they glide ; All in their wedge-like figures from the north, Day...
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1874
...stale fish. He lores the dreary estuary, where the slow tide sways backwards and forwards, and whence High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flocks of wildfowl stretch. . The coming generation of poets took to the mountains ; but Crabbe remained...
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Milton: Paradise Lost

David Loewenstein - 2006 - 156 pages
...the flocks of wild-fowl passing over the east coast of England, says (The Borough, I. 220 — 23): "Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad...North, Day after day, flight after flight go forth." 428. caravan, troop ; probably the word then had something of its oriental associations. 429, 430....
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Poetical Album; Or, Choice Selections of Poetry and Song: Containing Poems ...

1893 - 632 pages
...flutters in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flights of wild-ducks stretch v Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level line they glide ; All in their...
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Crown Jewels or Gems of Literature Art and Music

Henry Davenport Northrup - 1888 - 632 pages
...flutters in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flights of wild ducks stretch ; Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level line they...
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