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" Where spices breathe and brighter seasons smile, There sits quiescent on the floods, that show Her beauteous form reflected clear below, While airs impregnated with incense play Around her, fanning light her streamers gay; So thou, with sails how swift!... "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 472
edited by - 1846
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 280 pages
...beat nor billows roar,"* And thy lov'd consort on the dang'rous tide Of life, long since, has anchor'd at thy side. But me, scarce hoping to attain that rest, Always from port withheld, always distress'd — Me howling winds drive devious, tempest toss'd, Sails ript, seams op'ning wide, and...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias Smollett - English literature - 1801 - 614 pages
...metaphorical language, to the distressing contrast which his own situation and prospects presented. " But me, scarce hoping to attain that rest, Always from port withheld, always distress'd — Me howling winds drive devious, tempest-toss' d, Sails ript, seams op'ning wide, and...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 310 pages
...reach'd the shore " Where tempests never beat nor billows roar*," And thy lov'd consort on the dang'rous tide Of life, long since, has anchored at thy side....attain that rest, Always from port withheld, always distress' d.... Me howling winds drive devious, tempest toss'd, Sails ript, seams op'ning wide, and...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 13

1801 - 432 pages
...mother and father having arrived at the mansions of glory, he pours forth the following lines : — But me, scarce hoping to attain that rest, Always from port withheld, always distrest; Me, howling winds drive devious, tempest toss'd, Sails ript, seams open'ing wide, and compass...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806 - 300 pages
...with incense play • Around her, fanning light her streamers gay; So thou, with sails how swift! bast reached the shore, " Where tempests never beat nor...tide Of life, long since, has anchored at thy side. ' Garth, vot. ii. M RECEIPT Ot MY MOTHERS ftCTUKEBut me, scarce hoping to attain that rest, Always...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806 - 226 pages
...with incense playAround her, fanning light her streamers gay ; So thou, with sails how switt ! hast reached the shore, " Where tempests never beat nor...roar*," / And thy loved consort on the dangerous tide Of lite, long since, has anchored at thy side. But me, scarce hoping to attain that rest, Always from...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 498 pages
...incense play Around her, fanning light her streamers gay ; Sotfeou, with sails how swift! hast reach'd the shore, ' Where tempests never beat nor billows...attain that rest, Always from port withheld, always dtstress'd— Me howling winds drive devious, tempest toss'd, ; Sails rrpt,' seams opening wide, and...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 502 pages
...incense play Around her, fanning light her streamers gay; So thou, with sails how swift ! hast reach'd the shore, ' Where tempests never beat nor billows...tide Of life, long since, has anchored at thy side. Bin me, scarce hoping to attain that rest, Always from port withheld, always distress'd^ Me howling...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808 - 338 pages
...nor hillows roar *," And thy lov'd consort on the dang'rous tide Of life long since has anchor'd hy thy side. But me, scarce hoping to attain that rest, Always from port withheld, always distress'd — Me howling hlasts drive devious, tempest-toss'd, Sails ripp'd, seams op'ning wide, and...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808 - 330 pages
...metaphorical language, to the distressing contrast which his own situation and prospects presented. " But me, scarce hoping to attain that rest, Always from port withheld, always distress'*),— . Me howling winds drive devious, tempest-toas'd, Sail* ript, seams opening wide, aa4...
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