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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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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1867
...steeples played." And. the author of Hudibras describes it 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, docs but spring a leak." These descriptions are not wholly caricatures....
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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture

United States. Dept. of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1867
...steeples pluyeil." And the author of Hudibras describes it 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." These descriptions are not wholly caricatures....
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History of Rationalism; Embracing a Survey of the Present State of ...

John Fletcher Hurst - 1865 - 623 pages
...the people, employs his wit upon the irrational land, calling it, " 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." But while the political status of...
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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year ...

United States. Dept. of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1867
...their steeples played." And the author of Hudibras describes it 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." These descriptions are not wholly caricatures....
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The Latter-Day Saints Millenial Star

f. d. richards - 1867
...it most graphically, though a little over charged, — " A country that draws fifty feet of wuter, 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." It is scarcely possible for a person...
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A hand-book for travellers on the continent. [1st] [2 issues of the 16th and ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1868
...duck and drake," 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 «loes in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak." And its inhabitants —...
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A Tale for a Chimney Corner: And Other Essays from the "Indicator" 1819-1821

Leigh Hunt - 1869 - 350 pages
...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...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 other...
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A tale for a chimney corner, and other essays. From the 'Indicator'. Ed ...

Leigh Hunt - 1869
...appendage. The piece we allude to is a short description of Holland : — "A country that draws fifiy 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. That feed, like cannibals, on other...
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Sketches of the Coast of Maine and Isles of Shoals, with Historical Notes

Benjamin Franklin DeCosta - Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.) - 1869 - 221 pages
...ancher." As we sailed on, it became evident that we were approaching " A country that draws liny feet of water, In which men live as in the hold of nature. * * * * * A land that rides at anchor, and is moored, In which they do not live but go aboard." Or,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 231

Early English newspapers - 1871
...coarse and splenetic. Every line of Marvell's is a witticism. This is Butler's description : — " 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 drown a province, does but spring a leak. That always ply the pump, and never...
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