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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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Miriam Coffin: or The whale-fishermen. A tale ...

Joseph C. Hart - Whaling - 1835
...among her townsmen. . VOL. II.— G CHAPTEK VI, Not Ocean's monarch shall escape us free ! Masaniello. Soon to the sport of death the crews repair : Rodmond,...suspends The barbed steel, and every turn attends ; Unerring aimed, the missile weapon flew, And, plunging, struck the fated victim through. Awhile his...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...shone the roofs, the domes, the spires, And rockets flew, self-driven, To hang their momentary fires So, fire with water to compare, The ocean serves,...Up-spouted by a whale in air, To express unwieldy joy. Had all the pageants of the world In one procession join'd, And all the banners been unfurl'd That...
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Posthumous poems. Translations from Vincent Bourne. Translations of the ...

William Cowper - 1837
...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,...Up-spouted by a whale in air, To express unwieldy joy. Had all the pageants of the world In one procession join'd, And all the banners been unfurl'd For no...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 10

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1837
...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,...Up-spouted by a whale in air, To express unwieldy joy. Had all the pageants of the world In one procession join'd, And all the banners been unfurl'd For no...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...the baited snare. One in redoubling mazes wheels along. And glides, unhappy ! near the triple prong. And nail't Unerring aim'd the missile weapon flew, And, plunging, struck the fated victim through. Th' upturning...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...the baited snare. One in redoubling mazes wheels along, And glides, unhappy ! near the triple prong. o all ta operations, Is at this time feeble and ineffectual F´ence it becomes nece Unerring aim'd the missile weapon flew, And, plunging, struck the fated victim through. Th' upturning...
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The poetical works of William Cowper, ed. by H.F. Cary

William Cowper - 1839
...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,...Up-spouted by a whale in air, To express unwieldy joy. Had all the pageants of the world In one procession join'd, And all the banners been unfurl'd That...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...the root's, 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,...Up-spouted by a whale in air, To express unwieldy joy. Had all the pageants of the world In one procession join'd, And all the banners been unfurl'd That...
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Poems, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1841
...the spires, And rockets flew, self-driv'n, To hang their momentary fires Amid the vault of Heav'n. So, fire with water to compare, The ocean serves, on high Up-spouted by a whale in air, T' express unwieldy joy. Had all the pageants of the world In one procession join'd, And all the banners...
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Punch, Volumes 42-43

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman - Caricatures and cartoons - 1862
...Alderman was like Rodmond, in the Shipwreck, with. I the harpoon over the dolphin : — " HUMPHREY, unerring, o'er his head suspends The barbed steel, and every turn attends, Back, for a bettor cost, a moment drew, Then, plunging, struck the unconverted Jew." The process was...
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