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" This indigested vomit of the sea Fell to the Dutch by just propriety. Glad then, as miners who have found the ore, They, with mad labour... "
The Literary Miscellany: Including Dissertations and Essays on Subjects of ... - Page 93
1806
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 79

1844
...shore ; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it had been of ambergris ; Collecting1 anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away ; For as with pigmies, who best kills the crane, Among the hungry he that treasures grain, Among the...
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The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

1810
...land to shore ; And div'd as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if had been of ambergris ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away ; Or than those piles which sordid beetles roul Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. Pore's. t Henry V. tal...
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The Harleian Miscellany, Or A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

1810
...land to shore ; And div'd as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if 't had been of ambergris ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away ; Or than those piles which sordid beetles roul Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet with...
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The Harleian Miscellany: A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

William Oldys, John Malham - 1810
...the land to shore; And div'd as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if 't had been of ambergris ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away ; Or than those piles which sordid beetles roul Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. * Pope's. t Henry V. T At...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...each piece Of earth, as if it had been of ambergreece ; .Collecting anxiously small loads of ctay, Less than what building swallows bear away; Or than those pills which sordid beetles rowl, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. He goes on in a strain of exquisite hyperbole : ...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1825
...land to shore : And div'd as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if 't had been of Atnbergreece ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away j Or than those pills which sordid beetles row!, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. How did...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1821
...the land to shore; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it had been of ambergris; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than...beetles roll Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. He goes on in a strain of exquisite hyperbole : How did they rivet with gigantic piles Thorough...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 10

1821
...the land to shore ; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it had been of ambergrisi Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away ; How did they rivet with gigantic piles Thorongh the centre of their nnc-catrhtd milet ; And to the...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 11

1825
...land to shore : And div'd as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if 't had been of Ambergreece ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than...bear away ; Or than those pills which sordid beetles rowl, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 11

1825
...land to shore : And div'd as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if 't had been of Ambergreece ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than...bear away ; Or than those pills which sordid beetles rowl, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough...
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