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" COURAGE !" he said, and pointed toward the land, " This mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon." In the afternoon they came unto a land, In which it seemed always afternoon. All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath... "
The National Review - Side 403
redigeret af - 1855
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Japan: Its History, Traditions, and Religions: With the Narrative of ..., Bind 2

Sir Edward James Reed - 1880 - 336 sider
...difficult landing-place, upon an isle so pleasant that one began to think of the " Lotus-eaters " — " In the afternoon they came unto a land, In which it seemed always afternoon." It was curious to observe that in anticipation of earthquakes the lighting machinery of the lighthouse...
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Vacation Tours in New Zealand and Tasmania

James Coutts - 1880 - 100 sider
...fit to be the speech of those weary of the sea, the oar, " The wandering fields of barren foam." " In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it seemed always afternoon." The frequency of the vowels lends it an Italian softness, but, like that of all rude people, it is...
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A Polar Reconnaissance: Being the Voyage of the "Isbjörn to Novaya Zemlya in ...

Sir Albert Hastings Markham - 1881 - 361 sider
...whilst streams of water, flashing and sparkling in the sunlight, coursed down the hills to the sea — "And, like a downward smoke, the slender stream Along...the cliff to fall, and pause, and fall did seem." To the north, however, all was different. No gentle murmurings of freshly formed rivulets fell peacefully...
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The Cape Monthly Magazine, Bind 5

1872
...All things seemed to quiver and reel in the glaring heat of the sun ; it was a " lotos-eating " day. All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream. Lulled by the drowsy peacefulness of everything about me, and the monotonous regularity of all the...
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Glimpses of the earth. Sequel to Glimpses of the globe, etc

John Richard Blakiston - 1881 - 320 sider
...that of which our poet-laureate thus writes : — ' In the afternoon they came unto a land Wherein it seemed always afternoon ; All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that had a troubled dream. They saw the gleaming river seaward flow From the inner land ; far off three...
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Surf: A Summer Pilgrimage

F. T. Wilson - 1881 - 218 sider
...fortress, and are lounging away the hours while the busy waves are moaning and murmuring about them. "All round the coast the languid air did swoon, breathing like one who hath a weary dream." They are at peace with themselves and the world ; they have found a land of...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1882 - 862 sider
...COURAGE ! " he said, and pointed toward the land ; "This mounting wave shall roll us shoreward soon." In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it...Along the cliff to fall, and pause, and fall did seem. n. A land of streams ! some, like a downward smoke, Slow-dropping veils of thinnest lawn, did go ;...
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History of the Pacific States of North America: California pastoral

Hubert Howe Bancroft - 1888
...down, And in the vast cathedral leave him, God accept him, Christ receive him. CHAPTER IV. LOTOS-LAND. In the afternoon they came unto a land, In which it...swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream. The Loton-Ealers. IP ever one were justified in rising out of the path of exact narration, and indulging...
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Evenings away from home, by Ascott R. Hope

Ascott Robert Hope Moncrieff - 1883
...poet has described this country : " In the afternoon they came into a land In which it always seemed afternoon. All round the coast the languid air did...the slender stream Along the cliff to fall and pause did seem." If the king and his companions had once tasted the fatal juice of the lotos, there would...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1883 - 730 sider
...COURAGE ! " he said, and pointed toward the land, [ward soon." " This mounting wave will roll us shoreIn the afternoon they came unto a land, In which it seemed...afternoon. All round the coast the languid air did swoon, [dream. Breathing like one that hath a weary Full-faced above the valley stood the moon : [der stream...
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