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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 51
by James Anthony Froude - 1888 - 373 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 - English poetry - 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

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 in the West Indies: Or, The Bow of Ulysses

James Anthony Froude - Blacks - 1888 - 373 pages
...outside which never touched the shore. But Scripture saith an ending to all fine things must be, Bo the king's ships sailed on Aves and quite put down...pirate in the same seas. Kingsley's Aves, or Isle of A French Pirate. 61 Birds, is down on the American coast. There is another island of the same name,...
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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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