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" Who, here entangled in the gathering ice, Take their last look of the descending sun ; While, full of death, and fierce with tenfold frost, The long long night, incumbent o'er their heads, Falls horrible. Such was the Briton's fate... "
The Juvenile Plutarch:: Containing Accounts of the Lives of Celebrated ... - Page 185
1806 - 204 pages
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - 1832 - 122 pages
...incumbent o'er their heads, Falls horrible. Such was the J BRITON'S fate, As with first prow (what have not BRITONS dar'd ! ) He for the passage sought,...seeming to be shut By jealous Nature with eternal bars. t The other hemisphere. 61 hi these fell regions, in Areina caugbt, And to the stony deep his idle...
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The Seasons, with the life of the author, by S. Johnson

James Thomson - 1836 - 164 pages
...night, incumhent o'er their heads. Falls horrihle. Such was the Briton'sf fate As with first prow (what have not Britons dar'd?) He for the passage sought, attempted since So much in vain, and seeming to he shut By jealous Nature with eternal hars. In these fell regions, in Arzina caught, And to the stony...
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The Seasons: and Castle of Indolence

James Thomson - 1838 - 236 pages
...heads, Falls horrible. Such was the Briton's fate, As with first prow (what have not Britons dared !) He for the passage sought, attempted since So much...fell regions, in Arzina caught, And to the stony deep his idle ship Immediate sealed, he with his hapless crew, Each full exerted at his several task, Froze...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1841 - 194 pages
...Falls horrible. Such was the Briton's fate/ 925 As with first prow (what have not Britons dared !) He for the passage sought, attempted since So much...eternal bars. In these fell regions, in Arzina caught, 930 And to the stony deep his idle ship Immediate sealed, he with his hapless crew, Each full exerted...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 840 pages
...headi, Falls horrible. Such was the Briton's} fate. As with/rii prow (what have not Britons dar'iK' Over his female in due awe, Nor from that right to...lie least confusion draw On his whole lile, not sw Ar/inn caught, And to the stony deep his idle ship Immediate seal'd, he with his hapless eren Each...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 19

1841 - 276 pages
...first prow, (what have not Britons dared !) He for the passage sought, attempted since 80 much in rain, and seeming to be shut By jealous Nature with eternal...fell regions, in Arzina caught, And to the stony deep his idle ship Immediate sealed, be with his hapless crew Each full exerted at his several task, Froze...
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The Seasons

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1842 - 378 pages
...incumbent o'er their heads, Falls horrible. Such was the Briton's fate i4, As with first prow (what have not Britons dar'd!) He for the passage sought,...eternal bars. In these fell regions, in Arzina caught, 930 And to the stony deep his idle ship Immediate seal'd, he with his hapless crew, Each full-exerted...
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The seasons & Castle of indolence, by Thomson. The farmer's boy, Rural tales ...

James Thomson - 1842 - 440 pages
...Briton'st fate As with first prow (what have not Britons dar'd?) He for the passage sought, attempted nince So much in vain, and seeming to be shut By jealous...fell regions, in Arzina caught, And to the stony deep his idle ship * The oiber hemisphere. + Sir Hugh WillongbOy, sent by Queen Ellzatn'lh to discou'*-...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1842 - 384 pages
...The nihcr hemisphere. NOTE 14. Line 925. p. 292. Such was Ihe Briton's fate, As with first prow (what have not Britons dar'd !) He for the passage sought, attempted since So much in vain. Sir Hugh Willoughby, sent by queen Elizabeth to discover the northeast passage. THE END. This book...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

John Wilson - 1842 - 384 pages
...could have chilled one's very soul as well as body, with such intense feeling of cold ? Not one. " In these fell regions, in Arzina caught, And to the stony deep his idle ship Immediate seal'd, he with his hapless crew, Each full exerted at his several task, Froze...
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