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" Solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face ; Better dwell in the midst of alarms Than reign in this horrible place. "
Double acrostics by various authors, ed. by K.L. - Page 161
by Double acrostics - 1862
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

English essays - 1848
...erudition, not to be compared to the little finger of the younger Scaliger, who can truly say — I am monarch of all I survey ; My right there is none to dispute. Himself not blameless, he had a vixen of a wife, of whom (thanks to the manuscript notes of Burraan...
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Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United States of America: During ...

John Davis - United States - 1803 - 454 pages
...round the dwelling of our host, I could not help thinking that he might justly exclaim with Selkirk : " I'm monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute, From the centra all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the b ute." B 4 The morning passed away not...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...DURING HIS SOLITARY ABODE IN THE ISLAND OF JUAN FERNANDEZ. I. I AM-monarch of all/1 survey, • My fight there is none to dispute; From the centre all round to the sea, J am lord 'of the fowl and the brute. Oh solitude 1 where are the charms, That sages have seen in thy...
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Bath Characters, Or, Sketches from Life

Richard Warner - Bath (England) - 1808 - 162 pages
...imagination left poor reality in the back ground. All is not gold that glitters, Rattle. 'Tis true, " I am monarch of all I survey; My right there is none to dispute:" but, alas! I, like other sovereigns, find that the lap of dignity is not * ' a bed of roses," nor royal...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813
...idritten by ALEX. SELKIRK, during Aife solitary abode in the Island of Juan Fernandez. 4\ I AM monareh of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From i he eentre all Pnund to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 solitude ! where are the eharms,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1814
...WRITTEN B'. r ALEXANDER SELKIRK; DURING HIS SOLITARY ABODE IN THE ISLAND OF JUAN FERNANDEZ. I. I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to...dispute; From the centre all round to the sea, I am lord cf the fowl and the brute. Oh, solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face ? Better...
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The Universal Preceptor: Being a General Grammar of Arts, Sciences, and ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Arts - 1817 - 316 pages
...falls on every third syllable 5 as, 1 am monarch of all 1 survey, My right theTe is none to dis/urfe ,From the centre all round to the sea, I am lord of the/owZand the brute. Or, 'Tis night | and the landscape is lovely no more t I mourn ; \ but ye woodlands...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1818
...by Alexander Selkirk, during his solitary abode in the island of Juan Fernandez. I AM monarch of aVl I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From...centre all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and th« brute. 0 Solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in tUy dee ? Better dwell in the...
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A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland: And of Two ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Silliman - Great Britain - 1820
...aspired to the self-complacent feelings of Robinson Crusoe, in the Island of Juan Feriiandez : " I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to...the centre all round to the sea, I am lord of the land and the brute." UNDERCL1FF. Again on my horse, I rode westward along the sea coast. The path which...
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Letters to a Child, on the Subject of Maritime Discovery, Volumes 2-6

Emily Taylor - Didactic fiction - 1820 - 270 pages
...island; but more, I think, to be pitied than he: for Hobinson, you know, could very well say, " I am monarch of all I survey: My right there is none to dispute: From the centre all round to the sea, I an lord of the fowl and the brute." . ttNow Columbus was a " monarch" too ; but then he was the king...
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