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" O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 335
1840
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 pages
...plants. So that to us no thing, no place is strange, While his fair bosom is the world's exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme ! Though deep, yet dear ; though gentle, yet no< dull ; Strong without rage, without o'crfawing full." In the year 1647,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...it; but he cheats by constitution, and overreaches by instinct. — Taller. DCCCXIX. (The Thames.) O could I flow like thee! and make thy stream My great...theme; Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. No crime so bold, but would be understood...
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The London Magazine

English literature - 1828
...does not recollect the charming lines with which Denham describes the " silver river :" — " Oh I could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great...theme ; Though deep yet clear ; though gentle yet not dull ; , Strong without rage ; without o'erflowing full. Immediately at your feet is the plain...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ...

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829
...; a short essay. When a soldier was the theme, my name Was cot far off. Shakspeare. Cymbeline. О ! could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great...theme: Though deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. Denham. Forcing the empty wits of children...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...constitution, and overreaches by instinct.—Taller. DCCCXIX. (The Thames.') O could I flow like thec! am! make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme; Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. No crime so bold, but would be understood...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 21

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...at'an anchor in any «reuní of weather. Raleigh. The herald's mantle is «reamed with gold. Bacon. О could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as thou art шу theme! Tho' deep yet clear, tho' gentle yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowing...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - Almanacs, English - 1832
...; Finds wealth where 'tis, bestows it where it wants, Cities in deserts, woods in cities plants. 0 could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great...theme ! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowingfnll. — Denham. MY soul, time posts away, And thou,...
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The Poems of William Drummond of Hawthornden: With Life, by Peter Cunningham

William Drummond - Electronic book - 1833 - 336 pages
...bears the happier share. Of this Johnson says, the numbers are musical, and the thoughts are just. O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great...theme ! Though deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage; without o'erflowing, full.* WALLER TO VANDYKE. Rare Artisan, whose...
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The Poems of William Drummond of Hawthornden: With Life

William Drummond, Peter Cunningham - 1833 - 336 pages
...bears the happier share. Of this Johnson says, the numbers are musical, and the thoughts are just. O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great...theme ! Though deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage; without o'erflowing, full.* WALLER TO VANDYKE. Rare Artisan, whose...
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Narrative of a Journey to the Falls of the Cavery: With an Historical and ...

H. Jervis - Cauvery River (India) - 1834 - 144 pages
...to the vallies bring A welcome succour ', with a liberal hand Bestowing plenty to a burning land. " Oh, could I flow like thee, and make thy stream " My great example, as it is my theme !" DENHAM. THE Cavery rises in the mountains which divide the Southern Peninsula of India, and after...
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