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" I tried to cheer her, the poor young thing she died ; But as I lay a-gasping, a Bristol sail came by, And brought me home to England here, to beg until I die. And now I'm old and going — I'm sure I can't tell where ; One comfort is, this world's so... "
The English in the West Indies: Or, The Bow of Ulysses - Page 53
by James Anthony Froude - 1888 - 328 pages
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The Works of Charles Kingsley, Volume 1

Charles Kingsley - 1882
...; One comfort is, this world's so hard. I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at. it once again. SAPPHO. SHE lay among the myrtles on the cliff ; Above her glared the noon ; beneath, the sea. Upon...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Tennyson

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1883
...comfort is, this world 's so hard, I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I 'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. THE SANDS OF DEE. [From Alton Locke.] 'O Mary, go and call the cattle home, And call the cattle home,...
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The English poets, selections, ed. by T.H. Ward. Wordsworth to Dobell ...

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1883
...comfort is, this world 's so hard, I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I 'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. THE SANDS OF DEE. [From Allan Locke.] 'O Mary, go and call the cattle home, And call the cattle home,...
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The explanatory poetical reader, ed. by W. Moffatt

William Moffatt (publisher) - 1883
...this world's so hard, I can't be worse off there : If I might be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main,6 To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. THOSE EVENING BELLS.— Moore. THOSE evening bells ! those evening bells 1 How many a tale7 their music...
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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1884
...comfort is, this world 's so hard, I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I 'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. THE SANDS OF DEE. [From Al'.on Locke.] 'O Mary, go and call the cattle home, And call the cattle home,...
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The works of Charles Kingsley, Volume 3

Charles Kingsley - 1885
...; One comfort is, this world's so hard. I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. SAPPHO. SHE lay among the myrtles on the cliff ; Above her glared the noon ; beneath, the sea. Upon...
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Some Occasional Papers Read at the Richmond Athenaeum ...

Richmond Athenaeum - 1886 - 235 pages
...ships sailed on Aves, and quite put down were we, All day we fought like bull-dogs, but they burst the booms at night, And I fled in a piragua, sore...the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. I take a very high view indeed of the value of Kingsley's work as a religious teacher, which phase...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Rossetti. 2d ed., rev

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1888
...comfort is, this world 's so hard, I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I 'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. Rr» THE SANDS OF DEE. [ From .l 1 on Lode.] 'O Mary, go and call the cattle home, And call ihe cattle...
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The story of the American sailor in active service on merchant vessel and ...

Elbridge Streeter Brooks - Merchant marine - 1888 - 326 pages
...where; One comfort is the world's so hard, I can't lie worse off there ; If I might be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves to see it once again.1' The king's ships did indeed "sail on Aves" and many another buccaneering port...
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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - American poetry - 1891 - 364 pages
...; One comfort is, this world's so hard, I can't be worse off there : If I might but be a sea-dove, I'd fly across the main, To the pleasant Isle of Aves, to look at it once again. cv A WELCOME WELCOME, wild North-easter. Shame it is to see Odes to every zephyr; Ne'er a verse to...
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