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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 Pilgrim Fathers, Or, Founders of New England in the Reign of James the First

William Henry Bartlett - 1866 - 230 pages
...land to shore, And dived as desperately for euch piece Of earth, as it it hud bceu of ambcrgrccse. Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away, Or than those gulls which sordid beetles rowl, Tiansfi sing into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet wilh...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 20; Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869
...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...beetles roll, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. How they did rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their new catched miles ; And to the stake...
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A Tale for a Chimney Corner: And Other Essays from the "Indicator" 1819-1821

Leigh Hunt - 1869 - 350 pages
...land to shore ; And dived 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." He goes on in a strain of exquisite hyperbole : ...
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A tale for a chimney corner, and other essays. From the 'Indicator'. Ed ...

Leigh Hunt - 1869 - 350 pages
...land to shore ; And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if 't had been of ambergreecc ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than...bear away ; Or than those pills which sordid beetles rowI, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul." He goes on in a strain of exquisite hyperbole : ...
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The poetical works of Andrew Marvell [ed. by J.R. Lowell]. Repr. of the Amer. ed

Andrew Marvell - 1870
...with mad labour, fished the land to shore, And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if t had been of ambergreese, Collecting anxiously small...beetles roll, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their new-catched miles, And to the stake...
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Poetical Works: With Memoir of the Author

Andrew Marvell - 1870 - 208 pages
...the land to shore, And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if't had been of ambcrgreese, Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than...beetles roll, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their ncw-catchcd miles, And to the stake...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 231

1871
...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...beetles roll, Transfusing into them their dunghill soul. How did they rivet with gigantic piles Thorough the centre their new-catched miles, And to the stake...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 6

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1883
...the land to shore, And dived 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. " How did they rivet with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their new-catched miles ! And to the...
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Literary Papers

Thomas Craddock - 1873 - 408 pages
...the land to shore: And dived as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if it had been ambergrease ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than what building swallows bear away. Building their watery Babel far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky. Yet still...
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A handbook for travellers in Holland and Belgium [by J. Murray]. 19th-21st ed

John Murray - 1876
...the land to shore, And div'd as desperately for each piece Of earth, as if had been of amberyris ; Collecting anxiously small loads of clay, Less than...pills which sordid beetles roll, Transfusing into them theirdunghill soul. " How did they rivet with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their new-catched...
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