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" How can they say that nature Has nothing made in vain; Why then beneath the water Should hideous rocks remain? No eyes the rocks discover, That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wand'ring lover, And leave the maid to weep. "
Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern - Page 6249
edited by - 1896
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A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the ...

English drama - 1788
...gold and di'monds grow, You'd find a richer maiden, But none that loves you fo. IV. How can they fay that nature Has nothing made in vain ,; Why, then, beneath the water Should hideous rocks remain f No eyes the rocks difcover That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wand'ring lover, f And leave...
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Troilus and Cressida. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1788
...&c. Traitors ensteep'd to clog the guiltltis keel, ] A similar idea occurs in one of Gay's ballads : How can they say that Nature Has nothing made in vain ! Why then beneath the water Do hideous rocks remain ? No eyes those rocks discover, That lurk beneath the deep, TO wreck the wandering...
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The new vocal enchantress, containing an elegant selection of the newest ...

New vocal enchantress - 1788
...Where gold and diamonds grow, You'd find a richer maiden, But noite that lov'd you fo. How can thev fay that nature • Has nothing made in vain ;. Why, then, beneath the water, Do hideout-rocks remain > 65: No eyes thofe rocks difcover, That lurk beneath the deep, . . • ;....
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 5

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1790
...an diamonds grow, You'll fiml a richer maiden, • But none that loves you lo, How How can they fay that Nature Has nothing made in vain; Why then beneath the water Do hideous rock remain? No eyes thofe rocks difcover, That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wand'ring...
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A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments ..., Volume 5

English drama - 1792
...gold and diamonds grow, You'd find a richer maiden, But none that loves you fo. IV. How can they fay that nature , Has nothing made in vain ; Why then...beneath the water Should hideous rocks remain ? No eyes thye rocks difcover That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wand'ring lover, And leave the maid to...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1793
...predeceflbrs. In Gay's ballad, inferted in The What fye call It, is the following ftanza : " How can they fay that nature " Has nothing made in vain ; " Why then beneath the water " Should hideous rocks remain ?" &c. &c. Compare this with a paflage in Chaucer's Franktleines Tale, Tyrwhitt's edit. vi 1 1 1 yq,...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...Where gold and diamonds grow, You'd find a richer maiden, But none that loves you fo. Kow can they fay that nature Has nothing made in vain ; Why then beneath...water Should hideous rocks remain ? No eyes the rocks difcover, That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wandering lover, And leave the maid to weep. All...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...diamonds grow, You'd find a richer maiden, But none that love« you fo. How can they uy that »ature Has nothing made in vain ; Why then beneath the water Should hideous rocks remain ? No eyes the rocks difcover, That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wandering lover, And leave the maid to weep. All...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Where gold and diamonds grow, You 'd find a richer maiden, But none that loves you fo. How can they fay that nature Has nothing made in vain? Why then beneath the water Do hideous rocks remain ? No eyes thefe rocks difcover, That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wand'ring...
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Medical Extracts: On the Nature of Health, with Practical ..., Volume 4

1797
...di'monds grow, " you'd find a richer maiden, " but none that loves you fo. «How " How can they fay that nature " has nothing made in vain ; " why then beneath the water " do hideous rocks remain ? " No eyes thcfe rocks difcover, " that lurk beneath the deep, " to watch...
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