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" discern, Or half-conceal'd some figure at the stern ; Boys who, on shore, to sea the pebble cast, Will hear it strike against the viewless mast ; While the stern boatman growls his fierce disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain. "
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E ... - Page 147
by Encyclopaedia - 1845
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The Borough: A Poem in Twenty-four Letters

George Crabbe - 1810 - 372 pages
...the stern ; The view's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost prospect but a few ells wide; Boys who, on shore, to sea the pebble cast, Will hear...disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain. 'Tis pleasant then to view the nets float past. Net after net till you have seen the last; And as you...
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The Borough: A Poem, in Twenty-four Letters

George Crabbe - 1810 - 408 pages
...history. The View 's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost Prospect but a few ells wide ; Boys who, on Shore, to Sea the Pebble cast, Will hear...disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain. Tis pleasant then to view the Nets float past, Net after Net till you have seen the last; And as you...
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The works of George Crabbe, Volume 2

George Crabbe - 1816 - 340 pages
...at the Stem; The View's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost Prospect but a few ells wide; Boys who, on Shore, to Sea the Pebble cast, Will hear...disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain. Tis pleasant then to view the Nets float past, Net after Net till you have seen the last; And as you...
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The borough: a poem, in twenty-four letters

George Crabbe - 1816 - 338 pages
...the Stern; The View's all hounded, and from side to side Your utmost Prospect but a few ells wide; Boys who, on Shore, to Sea the Pebble cast, Will hear...growls his fierce disdain, At whom he knows not, whom lie threats in vain. Tis pleasant then to view the Nets float past, Net after Net till you have seen...
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The Borough: A Poem, in Twenty-four Letters

George Crabbe - 1816 - 338 pages
...the Stern; The View's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost Prospect but a few ells wide; Boys who, on Shore, to Sea the Pebble cast, Will hear...stern Boatman growls his fierce disdain, At whom he kuows not, whom he threats in vain. 'Tis pleasant then to view the Nets float past, Net after Net till...
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The works of ... George Crabbe, Volume 2

George Crabbe - 1820 - 338 pages
...the Stern; The View's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost Prospect but a few ells wide; Boys who, on Shore, to Sea the Pebble cast, Will hear...disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain. 'Tis pleasant then to view the Nets float past, Net after Net till you have seen the last; And as you...
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The Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: In Five Volumes. Vol. I. [-V.].

George Crabbe - 1823 - 452 pages
...the stern; The view's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost prospect but a few ells wide; Boys who, on shore, to sea the pebble cast, Will hear it strike against the viewless mast; 143 While the stern boatman growls his fierce disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain....
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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe: With Life

George Crabbe - 1899 - 542 pages
...the stern ; The view's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost prospect but a few ells wide; Boys who, on shore, to sea the pebble cast, Will hear...disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain. 'Tis pleasant then to view the nets float past, + Various tribes and species of marine vermes are here...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: The borough

George Crabbe - 1834 - 336 pages
...the stern; The view's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost prospect but a few ells wide ; Boys who, on shore, to sea the pebble cast, Will hear...disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain. 'T is pleasant then to view the nets float past, Net after net till you have seen the last; And as...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: The borough

George Crabbe - 1834 - 340 pages
...the stern; The view's all bounded, and from side to side Your utmost prospect but a few ells wide ; Boys who, on shore, to sea the pebble cast, Will hear...disdain, At whom he knows not, whom he threats in vain. 'T is pleasant then to view the nets float past, Net after net till you have seen the last; And as...
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