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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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The Pilgrim Fathers: Or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James ...

William Henry Bartlett - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 1853 - 240 pages
...satirical descriptions as that in which Butler thus cleverly caricatures the land and its denizens " A country that draws fifty foot of water, In which...as in the hold of nature, And when the sea does in upon them break And drowns it province, does but spring a leak. * Or that of Marvel, full...
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The poetical works of Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler - 1854
...into a tub ; And in a close confederacy link, For nothing else but only to hold drink. 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 drown a province, does but spring a leak ; That always ply the pump, and never...
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The poetical works of Samuel Butler: With life, critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Butler - 1854
...into a tub ; And in a close confederacy link, For nothing else but only to hold drink. 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 drown a province, does but spring a leak ; That always ply the pump, and never...
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The log of the Water Lily, Thames gig, during two cruises, in the summers of ...

Robert Blachford Mansfield - 1854
...CHAPTEE VI. EHIXE FROM DUSSELDOHF TO KI5IEGUEN. HOLLAND. HOME. " 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 hreak, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak." Butler's HudiJiras. WE left Grafrath...
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The exile; or, A tale of the sixteenth century

Philip Phosphorus (pseud.) - 1855
...applies to the former some lines, attributed to 11 ud i bras, to wit: " A country that draws forty 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." But as this sarcasm, "non est inventus,"...
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The Massachusetts Teacher and Journal of Home and School Education, Volume 9

Education - 1856
...next winter in a course of History. Holland and Belgium came next, those " countries that draw 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," with its canals and its meadows, its...
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Pictures of the Olden Time

Edmund Hamilton Sears - American fiction - 1857 - 342 pages
...upon the grave with these letters : MY MOTHER SLEEPS HEBE TILL THE GREAT MORNING. CHAPTER VI. " A country that draws fifty foot of water, In which...as in the hold of nature, And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak." HUDIBRAS. SCENE changes. If the reader...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language: From Chaucer to Saxe ...

James Parton - English poetry - 1857 - 689 pages
...confederacy link, For nothing else but only to hold drink. Ii OLLAND. A country that draws fifty feet of water, In which men live as in the hold of Nature ; And when the sea docs in upon them break, And drown a province, does but spring a leak ; That always ply the pump, and...
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Pictures of the Olden Time

Edmund Hamilton Sears - American fiction - 1857 - 342 pages
...upon the grave with these letters : MY MOTHER BLEEPS HEEE TILL THE CHEAT MOHNING. CHAPTEE VI. " A country that draws fifty foot of water, In which men live as iu the hold of nature, And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does hut spring...
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