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" Roll on, thou deep and dark, blue Ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Lord Byron. Man marks the earth with ruin; his control Stops with the shore : upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed, nor doth remain A shadow of man's... "
Southern Quarterly Review - Page 112
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 15; Volume 78

1872
...stanzas on the " Ocean " should be read in connection with the Storm in " Don Juan " : — " Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean — roll, Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man in,,. U the earth with ruin — his control Stops with the shore ; upon the watery plain The wrecks...
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The Junior Ladies' Reader, a Choice and Varied Collection of Prose and Verse ...

John William Stanhope Hows - Elocution - 1872 - 307 pages
...to attain. Immensity, Sublimity — are expressed by a prolongation and swel of the voice. Boll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll, Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Motion and sound, in all their modifications, are, in descriptivi reading, more or less imitated....
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...before, To mingle with the universe, and feel What I can ne'er express, yet cannot all conceal. Roll on, vain ; ilan marks the earth with ruin, — his control Stops with the shore ; — upon the watery plain...
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A Progressive Grammar of the English Tongue: Based on the Results of Modern ...

William Swinton - English language - 1872 - 207 pages
...night, through his means, I have been transported into Asiatic scenery. — Dt Quincey. 10. Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. — Byron. 4. The Verb. 61. Verbs are divided, according to the function they perform, into,...
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The Sunday Magazine

1872
...expanse of its waters, has it seemed an image of God, recalling these grand words : — " Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over lliee in vain ; Wan marks the earth with ruin — his control Stops with the shore — upon the watery...
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A Theory of Fine Arts Considered in Relation to Mental and Physical ...

Stephen M. Lanigan - Aesthetics - 1873 - 194 pages
...comparison which is so well expressed in the well-known lines of Byron : ' Roll on, thou deep and dark bine ocean, roll ; Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with min ; his control Stops with thy shore. Upon thy watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed, nor doth...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...Universe, and feel What I can ne'er express, yet can not all conceal. Eoll on, thou deep and dark blne Ocean — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man marks the earth with rnin — his control Stops with the shore ; upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed, nor...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Complete and Practical Treatise on ...

Richard Green Parker - Readers, American - 1873 - 581 pages
...plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. 3. Roll on, thou deep and dark-blue ocean — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain : Man marks the earth wife ruin — his control Stops with the shore ; — upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed,...
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Independent Sixth Reader: Containing a Complete Treatise on ..., Book 6

James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1875 - 472 pages
...VIRTUE takes place of all things. It is the nobility of ANGELS ! It is the MAJESTY of GOD ! 3. Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. 4. 0 thou that, with surpassing glory crowned, Look'st from thy sole dominion, like the G6d Of...
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Destiny: And Other Poems

George Bruce - 1876 - 514 pages
...Soul like Human weeds ! While God's own just and simple laws, Are covered o'er with musty straws ! THE OCEAN. " Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean...fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man marks the earth witn ruin — his control Stops with the shore — Upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed,...
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