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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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A hand-book for travellers on the continent. [1st] [2 issues of the 16th and ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1839
...been of ambergris ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows hear away ; Or than those pills which sordid beetles roll, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. " How did they rivet with gigantic piles, Through the centre their new-catched miles ! And to the stake...
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Essays

Leigh Hunt - 1841 - 79 pages
...land to shore: And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it had bocn of ambergroeco; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay. Less than...bear away : Or than those pills which sordid beetles rowl. Transfusing into them their dunghill will. He goes on in a strain of exquisite hyperbole :...
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The New Mirror, Volume 3

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1844
...each piece Of earth as if it had been of ambergreeco ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay. Lese than what building swallows bear away ; Or than those pills which sordid beetles row!, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. He goes on in a strain of exquisite hyperbole : ...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 45; Volume 79

1844
...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 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 Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...land to shore ; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it 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. He goes on in a strain of exquisite hyperbole :...
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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...land to shore ; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it 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. He goes on in a strain of exquisite hyperbole :...
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History of Civilisation, Volume 2

William Alexander Mackinnon - 1846
...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 dung-hill soul. How did they rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough...
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Wit and humour, selected from the English poets; with an illustrative essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 357 pages
...land to shore ; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it had been of ambergreece ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than...away ; , Or than those pills which sordid beetles rowl, Transferring into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet with gigantic piles Thorough the...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 pages
...land to shore ; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it had been of ambergreece ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than...bear away ; Or than those pills which sordid beetles rowl, Transferring into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet with gigantic piles Thorough the...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 pages
...land to shore ; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it had been of ambergreece ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away ; Or Jhan those pills which sordid beetles rowl, Transferring into them their dunghill soul. How did they...
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