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The Percy family: Paris to Amsterdam - Page 221
by Daniel Clarke Eddy - 1863 - 250 pages
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The Genuine Remains in Verse and Prose of Mr. Samuel Butler ..., Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1759
...ft ink . That live, as if they had been run aground, And, when they die, are caft away and drown'd ; That dwell in Ships, like Swarms of Rats, and prey...convey, And, when their Merchants are blown up and crackt ; Whole Towns are caft away in Storms, and wreckt ; That feed, like Canibals, on other Fifhes,...
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Pomponii Melæ de situ orbis libri tres, recogn. opera J. Reinoldii

Pomponius Mela, John Reynolds - 1761
...— " That always ply the pump, and never think They can be safe, but at the rate they sink ; That live as if they had been run aground, And when they...convey ; And when their merchants are blown up and crack'd, Whole towns are cast away in storms and wrack'd ; That feed, like cannibals, on other fishes,...
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Poetical Works: With the Life of the Author, Volume 3

Samuel Butler, Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1807
...they stink; That live as if they had been run aground, And when they die, arc cast away, and drown'd ; That dwell in ships like swarms of rats, and prey...convey ; And, when their merchants are blown up and crackt, \Vhole towns arc cast away in storms, andwreckt; That feed, like cannibals, or other fishes,...
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A tour through Holland ... to the south of Germany, in ... 1806

John Carr (sir.) - 1807
..." That live as if they. had been tun aground, c< And, when they die, are cast away and drown'd ; " That dwell in ships, like swarms. of rats, and prey. . *' Upon the goods all nations ships convey ; '• And when their merchants are blown up and crack ' Whole towns are cast away in...
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A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Netherlands - 1807 - 301 pages
...stink; " That live as if they had been run aground, , " And, when they die, are cast away and drown'd; " That dwell in ships, like swarms of rats, and prey " Upon the goods all nations' ships convey; " And when their merchants are blown up and crack " Whole towns are cast away in storms...
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A tour through Holland: along the right and left banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Netherlands - 1807 - 468 pages
...stink ; " That live as if they had been run aground, " And, when they die, are cast away and drown'd; " That dwell in ships, like swarms of rats, and prey " Upon the goods all nations' ships convey; " And when their merchants are blown up and crack " Whole towns are cast away in storms...
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Geography, Illustrated on a Popular Plan: For the Use of Schools and Young ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Geography - 1820 - 740 pages
...they sink ; That live as if they had been run a-gronnd, And when they are, are castaway and drown'd ; That dwell in ships, like swarms of rats, and prey...convey ; And when their merchants are blown up and crackt, Whole towns are cast away in storms, and wi eckt ; That feed, like cannibals, on other fishes,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 93, Part 2

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1823
...run aground, And when they die, are cast away and drown'd ; That dwell in ships, like swarms of rate, and prey Upon the goods all nations' fleets convey, And when their merchants are blown up and crackt, [wreckt j Whole towns are cast away in storms and t They used to preach, that taking the Cmenant...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 93, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1823
...aground, And when they die, are cast away and drown'd ; That dwell in ships, like swarms of rats, an J prey Upon the goods all nations' fleets convey, And when their merchants are blown up and crackt, [wreckt ; Whole towns are cast away in storms and t They used to preach, that taking the Covenant...
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The Genuine Poetical Remains of Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1827 - 301 pages
...stink ; That live as if they had been run a-ground, And, when they die, are cast away and drown'd ; That dwell in ships, like swarms of rats, and prey...nations' fleets convey, And when their merchants are blown-up and crackt, Whole towns are cast away in storms and wreckt ; That feed, like cannibals, on...
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