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" 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 of the fowl and the brute. "
Poems - Page 264
by William Cowper - 1810
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

English essays - 1848
...his 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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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 1

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 296 pages
...Monarch of all I fiirvey, .*. My right there is none to difpute; From the centre all round to the fea, I am Lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 Solitude! where are the charms That Sages have feen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midft of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place. 1 am out...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...SDPPOSED TO BE WRITTE.V BY ALEX. SELKIRK, JUR1NG HIS SOLITARY ABODE IN THE ISLAND Of JUAN FERNANDEZ. 1. AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none...round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh, solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 363 pages
...and blest where'er she goes, Pure-bosom'd as that wat'ry glass, And heav'n reflected in her face. * VERSES, SUPPOSED TO BE WRITTEN BY ALEXANDER SELKIRK,...round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh, solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midst of...
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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
...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 - English poetry - 1806
...and Poet both we know Their lustre to his influence owe; And she the works of Phoebus aiding, Colh Poet saves and Plume from fading. VERSES SUPPOSED...round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh solitude! where are the charms, That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...ALEXANDER SELKIRK, DURING HIS' SOLITARY ABODE IN • , . . •- 1 THE ISLAND OF JUAN FERSTANDBZ. . I AM monarch of all I survey,- . ; My right there...round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute, ' Oh solitude.! where are the charms, That sages bave.s^en in thy face > Better dy/ell in the midst...
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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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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - Poetry - 1808
...Supposed to be written by Alexander Selkirk, during hit solitary abode in the Island of Juan Fernandez. JL AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none...round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,...
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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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