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" HOLLAND. A COUNTRY that draws fifty foot of water, In which men live as in the hold of Nature, And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak... "
A History of Lace - Page 219
by Mrs. Bury Palliser - 1869 - 442 pages
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Narratives of peril and suffering

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1840
...good-nature, the author of Hudibras describes as-~" A country that draws fifty feet of water, In which uien live as in the hold of Nature, And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak " is, from its peculiar nature,...
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Essays

Leigh Hunt - 1841 - 79 pages
...politicians, when Hud'Arai is printed without this appendage. The piece we allude to is a short description of Holland : A country that draws fifty foot of water,...as In the hold of nature; And when the sea does In upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak. ***** That food, like cannibal*, on...
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The New Mirror, Volume 3

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1844
...politicians, when Hudibras is printed without this appendage. The piece we allude to is a short description of Holland : A country that draws fifty foot of water....as in the hold of nature ; And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak. ***** That feed, like cannibals, on...
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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...politicians, when Hudibras is printed without this appendage. The piece we allude to is a short description of Holland : A country that draws fifty foot of water,...as in the hold of nature ; And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak ****** That feed, like cannibals, on...
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The Indicatior: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fireside

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...politicians, when Hudibras is printed without this appendage. The piece we allude to is a short description of Holland : A country that draws fifty foot of water,...as in the hold of nature ; And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak *'*'** That feed, like cannibals, on...
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A Transatlantic Tour: Comprising Travels in Great Britain, France, Holland ...

William Coombs Dana - Europe - 1845 - 391 pages
...meat, but as a guest." The author of Hudibras describes Holland as " A country that draws fifty feet of water, In which men live as in the hold of nature, And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak. A land that rides at anchor, and is...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 pages
...greatest sainta and sinners have been made Of proselytes of one another's trade. HOLLAND AND THE DUTCH. A country that draws fifty foot of water ; In which men live, as in the hold of Nature ; That feed, like cannibals, on other fishes, And serve their cousins-merman up in dishes ; A land...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets

1846 - 357 pages
...'s but a fly, that turns about After his head 's pull'd off, to find it out. HOLLAND AND THE DUTCH. A country that draws fifty foot of water ; In which men live, as in the hold of Nature ; That feed, like cannibals, on other fishes, And serve their cousins-german up in dishes ; A land...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English wit and humor - 1846 - 261 pages
...greatest saints and sinners have been made Of proselytes of one another's trade. HOLLAND AND THE DUTCH. A country that draws fifty foot of water ; In which men live, as in the hold of Nature ; That feed, like cannibals, on other fishes, And serve their cousins-german up in dishes ; A land...
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Wayside Pictures Through France, Belgium, and Holland: By Robert Bell

Robert Bell - Belgium - 1849 - 456 pages
...inhabitants to a state of domestic existence analogous to that of Holland, as depicted by Butler : " A country that draws fifty foot of water, In which men live as iu the hold of nature." Of Pontorson it may be said with equal propriety, that it is " A place that...
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