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" I tried to cheer her, the poor young thing she died ; But as I lay a-gasping, a Bristol sail came by, And brought me home to England here, to beg until I die. And now I'm old and going I'm sure I can't tell where ; One comfort is, this world's so... "
The English in the West Indies: Or, The Bow of Ulysses - Page 53
by James Anthony Froude - 1888 - 328 pages
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Poems

Charles Kingsley, Frederick Denison Maurice - 1856 - 284 pages
...where; One comfort is this world 's so hard I can't be worse off there: If I might but be a sea-dove I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. \ AD 1848. THE merry brown hares came leaping Over the crest of the hill, Where the clover and corn...
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Poems

Charles Kingsley, Frederick Denison Maurice - 1856 - 284 pages
...where ; One comfort is this world 's so hard I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. AD 1848. THE merry brown hares came leaping Over the crest of the hill, Where the clover and corn lay...
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Poems

Charles Kingsley, Frederick Denison Maurice - 1856 - 284 pages
...where; One comfort is this world 's so hard I can't be worse off there: If I might but be a sea-dove I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. AD 1848. THE merry brown hares came leaping Over the crest of the hill, Where the clover and corn lay...
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POEMS

CHARLES KINGSLEY - 1856
...where ; One comfort is this world 's so hard I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. AD 1848. THE merry brown hares came leaping Over the crest of the hill, Where the clover and corn lay...
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Poems

Charles Kingsley, Frederick Denison Maurice - 1856 - 284 pages
...where; One comfort is this world 's so hard I can't be worse off there: If I might but be a sea-dove I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. AD 1848. THE merry brown hares came leaping Over the crest of the hill, Where the clover and corn lay...
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Andromeda: And Other Poems

Charles Kingsley - English poetry - 1858 - 169 pages
...; One comfort is, this world's so hard, I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. - SAPPHO. O HE lay among the myrtles on the cliff ; Above her glared the noon ; beneath, the sea. Upon...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 55

History - 1860
... One comfort is, this world's so hard, it can't be much worse there. If I might but be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to see it once again." Here is a rare hunting-piece out of the "Ode to the North-East Wind :" " Hark 1...
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The Late English Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1865 - 539 pages
...where ; One comfort is this world's so hard I can't be worse off there: If I might but be a sea-dove I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. THE THREE FISHERS. 'T'HREE fishers went sailing out into the West, * Out into the West as the sun...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Penny readings - History - 1866
...where ; One comfort is the world's BO hard, I can't be worse off there ; If I might be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. (By permission of Messrs. Macmillan.) 87 THE BREACH OF TRUST. A DRAMATIC SKETCH BY THE EDITOR. CHAEACTEES...
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The school book of poetry, ed. by W.C. Bennett

William Cox Bennett - 1870
...; One comfort is, this world 's so hard, I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant isle of Aves, to look at it once again. THE FAIRIES OF THE CALDON-LOW. A MIDSUMMER LEGEND. (Mary Howitt.) " And where have you been,...
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