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" Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 485
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The Spirit of Romance

Ezra Pound - 2005 - 248 pages
...now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east windes blow Sabean odors from the spicie shore Of Arabie the blest, with such delay Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league Cheated with the grateful smell, old ocean smiles. Camoens writes resplendent bombast, and at times...
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The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

Timothy Morton - 2006 - 300 pages
...their odoriferous wings dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spo1ls. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Arabie the blest, with such delay Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league Cheered with...
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John Milton, Radical Politics, and Biblical Republicanism

Walter S. H. Lim - 2006 - 305 pages
...simile of the Indian Ocean world to describe the efforts expanded by Satan to enter the Garden of Eden: As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...Mozambic, off at Sea North-East winds blow Sabean Odors from the spicy shore Of Araby the blest, with such delay Well pleas'd they slack thir course,...
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Sinographies: Writing China

Eric Hayot, Haun Saussy, Steven G. Yao - 381 pages
...simile of the Indian Ocean world to describe the efforts expanded by Satan to enter the Garden of Eden: As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...Mozambic, off at Sea North-East winds blow Sabean Odors from the spicy shore Of Araby the blest, with such delay Well pleas'd they slack thir course,...
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