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" His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand... "
Letters to Lord Byron on a Question of Poetical Criticism: With Corrections ... - Page 10
by William Lisle Bowles - 1822 - 217 pages
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London, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - 1841
...thrilling sight, and one not without its moral lessons, to see this American Scott leap from the top of " The tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral." if there were eight feet of water below him. The season he chose for diving from a height twenty feet...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...the lop of Fesole, Or in Valdarno. to descry new lands, Rivera, or mountains, on her spotty globe. a well-chosen fable, by the account of such things as have really happened, or at le aome great admiral, were but a wand) He walk'd with, to support uneasy steps Over the burning marl!...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...the trunk was of a lofty tree, Which Nature meant some tall ship's mast should be. Milton of Satan : arther argument against him that it is so. " If he urge Ofaome great admiral, were buta wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as negligent-...
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Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843
...the top of Fesole , Or in Yaldarno , to descry new lands , Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills to be l he mast Of some great admiral, were hut a wand, He walk'd wilh to support uneasy steps Over the b'.iruing...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...to dr scry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tatlest + ammiml, were but a wand, He walk'd with, to support uneasy steps Over the burning marie, not like those...
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The Church

1860
...massy, large, and round. Behind him cast, the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon. His spear (to equal which, the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ship, were but a feeble wand) He walked with, to support uneasy stspi Over the burning marl/' But see...
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The North American Review, Volume 59

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1844
...feet above the ground. Some few I saw upwards of three hundred feet high."* Truly, these are trees, " to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammirai, were but a wand." This naturally brings us to the proper North American Cypress ( Taxodium...
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - 1845 - 336 pages
...the top of Fiesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand, He walked with to support uneasy steps Over the burning marl : (not like...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno,6 to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. His spear — to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral,7 were but a wand — He walked with, to support uneasy steps Over the burning marle ; not...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volumes 34-35

1845
...the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand," &c. And the celebrated simile in Book IV. " As when to them who sail Beyond...
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