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" Small are the depths their fcanty waves retain, And earth grows daily on the yielding main. And now the loaden fleet with aftive oars Divide the liquid plain, and leave the... "
Lucan's Pharsalia, tr. into Engl. verse by N. Rowe - Page 196
by Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, James Welwood - 1722
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The Works of the English Poets: Rowe's Lucan

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...time began, Her fwclling tides and plenteous waters ran; But long confining on he burning zone, 535 Still by degrees we fee how they decay, And fcarce...Perhaps, in diftant ages, 'twill be found, When future funs have run the burning round, Thefe Syrts mall all be dry and folid grouud ; Small are the depths...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 28

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...neighbouring fun i Perhaps, in diftant ages, 'twill be found, When future funs have run the burning round, Still by degrees we fee how they decay, And fcarce refift the thirfty God of Day. I Thefe Syrts fcall all be dry and folid grouud ; J Small are the depths their fcanty waves retain....
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 28

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...felt the neighbouring fun i C cz " Still -i Still by degrees we fee how they decay, And fcaixe rellft the thirfty God of Day. 'Perhaps, in diftant ages, 'twill be found, When future funs have run the burning round, Thefe Syrts mall all be dry and folid grouud ; Small are the depths...
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The History of Herodotus, Volume 2

Herodotus - Greece - 1791
...waters ran; But long confining on the burning zone, The finking feas have felt the neighbouring fun ; Still by degrees we fee how they decay, And fcarce refift the thirfty god of day. 1 /. ;/;,. /-.?- r .MELPOME N'E. . ners of thefe people nearly refemble thofe of their neighbours....
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Herodotus, tr., with notes, by W. Beloe, Volume 3

Herodotus - 1821
...Still by degrees we see how they decay, And scarce resist the thirsty god of day. Perhaps, in distant ages 'twill be found, ^ When future suns have run the burning round, > These Syrts shall all be dry and solid ground ; j Small are the depths their scanty waves retain,...
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Proceedings of the Expedition to Explore the Northern Coast of Africa: From ...

Frederick William Beechey, Henry William Beechey - Baraka River (Eritrea and Sudan) - 1828 - 572 pages
...Still by degrees we see how they decay, And scarce resist the thirsty god of day. Perhaps in distant ages 'twill be found, When future suns have run the burning round, These Syrts shall all be dry and solid ground : Small are the depths their scanty waves retain, And...
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The Mediterranean: A Memoir Physical, Historical, and Nautical

William Henry Smyth - Mediterranean Sea - 1854 - 519 pages
...pools, waters, and swelling tides ; after which (voce Rowe) he thus perorates : Perhaps, in distant ages, 'twill be found, When future suns have run the burning round, These Syrts shall all be dry and solid ground ; Small are the depths their scanty waves retain, And...
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