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" I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute. "
Poems - Page 214
by William Cowper - 1803
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1848
...his erudition, not to be compared to the little finger of the younger Scaliger, who can truly say I am monarch of all I survey ; My right there is none to dispute. Himself not blameless, he had a vixen of a wife, of whom (thanks to the manuscript notes of Burraan...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...monarch of all I furvey. My righr there is none t difpute; From the centre all round to the lea, I am Lord of the fowl and the brute ; Oh! Solitude! where are the charms That fages have feen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midlt of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...there is none to dixpute ; Frvin the centre all round to the sea, I am lord uf thejowl and the lrute. Oh, Solitude! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy Jace? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible- place. Tut fourth stan/a of...
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Travels of four years and a half in the United States of America: during ...

John Davis - United States - 1803 - 454 pages
...the dwelling of our host, I could not help thinking that he might justly exclaim with Selkirk : " I'm monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute, From the centra all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the b ute." B 4 The morning passed away not...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1806
...ALEXANDER SELKIRK, DURING HIS' SOLITARY ABODE IN , . . - 1 THE ISLAND OF JUAN FERSTANDBZ. . I AM monarch of all I survey,- . ; My right there...brute, ' Oh solitude.! where are the charms, That sages bave.s^en in thy face > Better dy/ell in the midst of alarms, Than reiga ia.thjs hwribk G :" vnittt*...
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Bath Characters: Or, Sketches from Life

Richard Warner, Timothy Goosequill - Bath (England) - 1808 - 162 pages
...imagination left poor reality in the back ground. All is not gold that glitters, Rattle. 'Tis true, . . " I am monarch of all I survey; My right there is none to dispute:" but, alas! I, like other sovereigns, find that the lap of dignity is not '' a bed of roses," nor royal...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper, Richard Westall - 1810 - 368 pages
...his influence owe; And she the works of Phoebus aiding, Both poet saves and plume from fading. 266 VERSES SUPPOSED TO BE WRITTEN BY ALEXANDER SELKIRK,...round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 Solitude, where are the charms, That sages have seen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1810
...lustre to his influence owe; And she the works of Phcebus aiding, Both poet saves and plume from fading. VERSES SUPPOSED TO BE WRITTEN BY ALEXANDER SELKIRK,...round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 Solitude, where are the charms, That sages have, seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1812
...lustre to his influence owe; And she the works of Phoebus aiding, Both poet saves and plume from fading. VERSES SUPPOSED TO BE WRITTEN BY ALEXANDER SELKIRK,...round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 Solitude, where are the charms, That sages have seen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...monarch of all I survey, From the centre all round to the sea, My right there is none to dispute ; v I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh solitude ! where are the charms, Thatsag,-s have seen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible...
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