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" The face of places, and their forms, decay, And that is solid earth, that once was sea ; Seas, in their turn, retreating from the shore, Make solid land what ocean was before... "
A home tour through the manufacturing districts of England, in the summer of ... - Page 267
by George Head (sir.) - 1836
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Ovid's Metamorphoses, tr. by dr. Garth, and others

Publius Ovidius Naso - 1812
...silver was dehas'd ; To copper that ; our metal came at last. ' The face of places and their forms decay, And that is solid earth that once was sea :...worn By falling floods from high, to valleys turn, And crumbling still descend to level lands; And lakes and trembling bogs are harren sauds. And the...
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An Introduction to Astronomy

John Bonnycastle - 1816 - 428 pages
...what was solid earth converts to sea; Seas, in their turn, retreating from the shore, Make solid lands what ocean was before; And far from strands are shells of fishes found; And rusty anchors fixed on mountain ground: And what were fields before, now mark'd and worn By falling floods, from...
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Facts authentic, in science and religion: designed to illustrate a new tr ...

William Cowherd - 1818
...globe we inhabit. The face of places, and their forms decay, *" And that is solid earth which mice was sea; Seas in their turn, retreating from the shore, Make solid land what ocean was before : So Zancle to the Italian earth was ty'd, And in, n once walk'd where ships at anchor ride; And cities...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 12

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1821
...silver was debased ; To copper that ; our metal came at last. The face of places, and their forms, decay, And that is solid earth, that once was sea...worn By falling floods from high, to valleys turn, And, crumbling still, descend to level lands ; And lakes, and trembling bogs, are barren sands ; And...
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The poetical works of John Dryden, Volume 4

John Dryden, John Mitford - 1832
...silver was debas'd : 400 To copper that ; our metal came at last. The face of places, and their forms, decay ; And that is solid earth, that once was sea...from the shore, Make solid land what ocean was before ; 405 And far from strands are shells of fishes found, And rusty anchors fix'd on mountain ground :...
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Ovid: The Metamorphoses, Book X-XV. The Epistles

Ovid - 1833
...debased, To copper that ; our metal came at last. ' ' The face of places, and their forms decay; 400 And that is solid earth that once was sea : Seas in...found, And rusty anchors fix'd on mountain ground : 405 And what were fields before, now wash'd and worn By falling floods from high, to valleys turn,...
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Ovid, Volume 2

Ovid - 1836
...debased, To copper that ; our metal came at last. " ' The face of places, and their forms decay ; 400 And that is solid earth that once was sea : Seas in...found, And rusty anchors fix'd on mountain ground : 405 And what were fields before, now wash'd and worn By falling floods from high, to valleys turn,...
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Ovid, Volume 2

Ovid - 1836
...the figure it began : The golden age to silver was debased, To copper that; our metal came at last. And far from strands are shells of fishes found, And rusty anchors fix'd on mountain ground : 405 And what were fields before, now wash'd and worn By falling floods from high, to valleys turn,...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 1837
...face of places, nnd their forms, decay . Anil that is solid earth, tiiat mice was sea : Seas, in iheir turn, retreating from the shore, Make solid land what...worn By falling floods from high, to valleys turn, And, crumbling still, descends to level lands ; And lakes, and trembling bogs, are barren sands : And...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...metal came at last. The face of places, nnd their Guras, decay; And thдt is solid earrh. that unce was sea : Seas, in their turn, retreating from the shore, Make solid land what ocean was hefore ; And far from strands are shells of fishes found, And rusty anchors fix'd on mountain ground...
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