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" To hang their momentary fires Amid the vault of heaven. So, fire with water to compare, The ocean serves, on high Up-spouted by a whale in air, To express unwieldy joy. "
Moby Dick - Page 541
by Herman Melville - 1892 - 664 pages
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Redburn : His First Voyage ; White-Jacket or the World in a Man-of-War ...

1983
...which are whale and sturgeon. And these, when either thrown ashore or caught near the coasts, are the property of the king." Blackstone. "Soon to the sport...shone the roofs, the domes, the spires, And rockets flew self driven, To hang their momentary fires Amid the vault of heaven. "So fire with water to compare,...
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Moby Dick, Or The Whale: Volume 6, Scholarly Edition

Herman Melville, Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, G. Thomas Tanselle - Fiction - 1988 - 1043 pages
...which arc whale and sturgeon. And these, when either thrown ashore or caught near the coasts, are the property of the king." Blackstone. "Soon to the sport...shone the roofs, the domes, the spires, And rockets flew self driven, To hang their momentary fires Amid the vault of heaven. "So fire with water to compare,...
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Moby Dick, Or The Whale: Volume 6, Scholarly Edition

Herman Melville, Harrison Hayford - Fiction - 1988 - 1048 pages
...are the property of the king." Bliickstone. "Soon to the sport of death the crews repair: Rodniond unerring o'er his head suspends The barbed steel,...shone the roofs, the domes, the spires, And rockets flew self driven, To hang their momentary fires Amid the vault of heaven. "So tire with water to compare,...
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A Memoir of the Rev. John Jenkins: Late a Wesleyan Missionary in the Island ...

George Jackson - Methodist Church - 1832 - 220 pages
...the baited snare. One in redoubling mazes wheels along, And glides, unhappy ! near the triple prong. Rodmond, unerring, o'er his head suspends The barbed steel, and every turn attends; Unerring aim'd, the missile weapon flew, And, plunging, struck the fated victim through. Th' upturning...
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