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" The world's a stately bark, on dangerous seas With pleasure seen, but boarded at our peril : Here on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, I hear the tumult of the distant throng, As that of seas remote, or dying storms, And meditate on scenes more silent... "
A tour through the northern counties of England, and the borders of Scotland - Page 15
by Richard Warner - 1802
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The Complaint and Consolation; Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

Edward Young - 1837 - 288 pages
...our peril : Here on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, I hear the tumult of the distant throng, 85 As that of seas remote, or dying storms ! And meditate...his hut, Touching his reed, or leaning on his staff, 90 Eager Ambition's fiery chase I see ; 1 see the circling hunt of noisy men Burst law's enclosure,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 44

Political Science - 1838
...dangerous seas With pleasure seen, but boarded at our peril ; Here, on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, I hear the tumult of the distant throng, . As that...reed, or leaning on his staff, Eager Ambition's fiery race I see : 1 see the circling haunt of noisy men, Bunt law's enclosure, leap the mounds ofright,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

English literature - 1838
...dangerous seas With pleasure seen, but boarded at our peril ; Here, on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, I hear the tumult of the distant throng, As that of...And meditate on scenes more silent still, Pursue my thtme, and fight the fear of death. Here, like a shepherd gazing from his hut, Touching his reed, or...
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Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality. [Followed by] A paraphrase ...

Edward Young - 1839 - 273 pages
...dangerous seas With pleasure seen, but boarded at our peril: Here, on a single plank thrown safe ashore, I hear the tumult of the distant throng As that of...gazing from his hut, Touching his reed, or leaning on bis staff, Eager ambition's fiery chase I see; I see the circling hunt of noisy men Burst law's inclosure,...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - Poetry - 1839 - 301 pages
...dangerous seas With pleasure seen, but boarded at our peril : Here, on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, I hear the tumult of the distant throng As that of...the fear of death. Here, like a shepherd gazing from hia hut, Touching hia reed, or leaning on his stud, Eager ambition'a fiery chase I see ; I see the...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1844
...seas, With pleasure яееп, but boarded at our peril ; Here, on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, bert chase I see ; I вес the circling hunt of noisy men Burst law's enclosure, leap the mounds of right,...
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Cyclopędia of English literature

Robert Chambers - 1844
...dangerous seas, With pleasure seen, but boarded at our peril ; Here, on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, y darkening Talc, stall', Eager ambition's fiery chase I see ; I see the circling hunt of noisy men Burst law's enclosure,...
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The Christian lyre, a selection of religious and moral poetry

Christian lyre - History - 1846
...seen, but boarded at our peril ; THE WOUNDED SPIRIT. 69 Here, on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, I hear the tumult of the distant throng, As that of...reed, or leaning on his staff, Eager ambition's fiery chase I see ; I see the circling hunt of noisy men Burst law's enclosure, leap the mounds of right,...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1847 - 324 pages
...pleasure seen, but boarded at our peril , Here, on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, I hsar t!ie tumult of the distant throng, As that of seas remote,...reed, or leaning on his staff, Eager ambition's fiery chase I see ; I see the circling hunt of noisy men, Burst law's enclosure, leap the mounds of right,...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton - 1848 - 582 pages
...our peril ' Here on a single plank, thrown safe ashore, 1 hear the tumult of the distant throng, 85 As that of seas remote, or dying storms ! And meditate...his hut, Touching his reed, or leaning on his staff, 90 Eager Ambition's fiery chase I see ; I see the circling hunt of noisy men Burst law's enclosure,...
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