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" And I have loved thee, Ocean ! and my joy Of youthful sports was on thy breast to be Borne, like thy bubbles, onward : from a boy I wantoned with thy breakers — they to me Were a delight : and if the freshening sea Made them a terror — 'twas a pleasing... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 499
1848
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The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - 1847 - 12 pages
...youthful sports was on thy breast to be Pi Borne, like thy bubbles, onward : from a boy I wanton' d with thy breakers — they to me Were a delight ; and if...near, And laid my hand upon thy mane — as I do here. Byrou. BYRON. TAKE one example, to our purpose quite. A man of rank, and of capacious soul, Who riches...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 pages
...Horace, and Virgil, and Homer, that was dinned into hia repulsive spirit I To the shock of this change Were a delight ; and if the freshening sea Made them...near, And laid my hand upon thy mane — as I do here. CLXXXV. My task is done 3 — my song hath ceased — my theme Has died into an echo ; it is fit The...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1847 - 322 pages
...youthful sports, was on thy hreast to be Borne like thy bubbles, onward : from a boy I wantoned with thy breakers — -they to me Were a delight ; and...was, as it were, a child of thee, And trusted to thy billow's far and near, And laid my hand upon thy mane — as I do here. LESSON CXXX. The Jubilee of...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1837
...on its breast to be Borne, like its bubbles, onward: from a boy I wanton'd with its breakers—they to me Were a delight; and if the freshening sea Made them a terror—'twas a pleasing fear." The sailor's life was my " beau ideal" of happiness. As I grew older...
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Byron, the Bible, and Religion: Essays from the Twelfth International Byron ...

International Byron Seminar 1985 Haifa, International Byron Seminar 1985 Haifa Staff - 1991 - 196 pages
...with thy breakers - they to me Were a delight; and if the freshening sea Made them a terror — 't was a pleasing fear, For I was as it were a child of thee,...near, And laid my hand upon thy mane — as I do here. (4. 184) The buried allusion to Genesis 1:2 -"And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters"...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - 1994 - 860 pages
...youthful sports was on thy breast to be Borne, like thy bubbles, onward : from a boy I wanton 'd with the SonCan he smile on such deeds as his children have done ? Oh I wild as the accents o — 't was a pleasing fear, For I was as it were a child of thee. And trusted to thy billows far and...
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A Defense of Poetry: Reflections on the Occasion of Writing

Paul H. Fry - 1995 - 255 pages
...the parentage of Ocean and then denies even that priority by taming the great devourer to his will: For I was as it were a Child of thee, And trusted...near, And laid my hand upon thy mane — as I do here. (4.184) The ocean is Byron's last semblable, not a complementary double or other, for those will always...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1996 - 830 pages
...the deep are made; each zone Obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone. CLXXXIV CLXXXI Were a delight; and if the freshening sea Made them...pleasing fear, For I was as it were a child of thee, 1655 And trusted to thy billows far and near, And laid my hand upon thy mane - as I do here. My task...
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Romanticism and the Androgynous Sublime

Warren Stevenson - 1996 - 153 pages
...autobiographical touch: Borne, like thy bubbles, onward: from a boy I wantoned with thy breakers—they to me Were a delight; and if the freshening sea Made them a terror—'twas a pleasing fear, For I was as it were a child of thee, And trusted to thy billows far...
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Mainsail to the Wind: A Book of Sailing Quotations

William Galvani - 1999 - 214 pages
...youthful sports was on thy breast to be Borne like thy bubbles, onward: from a boy I wanton'd with thy breakers, — they to me Were a delight; and if...near, And laid my hand upon thy mane — as I do here. LORD BYRON from the poem 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage', 1818 While sailing a little south of the Plata...
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