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" O man of the sea! Come listen to me, For Alice my wife, The plague of my life, Hath sent me to beg a boon of thee! "
Historical Sketches of the Angling Literature of All Nations - Page 151
by Robert Blakey, John Russell Smith - 1856 - 335 pages
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The Mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction [ed. by T. Byerley ...

Thomas Byerley - 1823
...quite black and muddy, and a mighty whirlwind blew over it ; but he went to the shore, and said, " O man of the sea ! Come listen to me, For Alice my wife, The plague of my life, Hath sent me to heg a boon'of thee !" " What would she have now ?" said the fish. "Ah!" said the fisherman,...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

Reuben Percy, John Timbs - 1823
...to be king. The sea looked a dark grey colour, and was covered with foam as he cried out, " Ошап of the sea! Come listen to me, For Alice my wife, The plague of ray life, Htth sent me to beg a boonef thee!" " Well, what would she have now ?" said the fish. " Alas...
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The Life of the Rev. George Crabbe, LL.B.

George Crabbe - 1834 - 311 pages
...the Fisherman, his greatest favorite. How often have I heard him repeat to them the invocation — " O man of the sea, come listen to me, For Alice, my wife, the plague of my life, Hath sent me to beg a boon of thee." And he would excite their wonder and delight, with the same evident...
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The poetical works of the Rev. George Crabbe: with his letters and ..., Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1834
...the Fisherman, his greatest favourite. How often have I heard him repeat to them the invocation — " O, man of the sea, come listen to me, For Alice, my wife, the plague of my life, Hath sent me to beg a boon of thee." And he would excite their wonder and delight, with the same evident...
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Poetical Works, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1838
...the Fisherman, his greatest favourite. How often have I heard him repeat to them the invocation — " O, man of the sea, come listen to me, For Alice, my wife, the plague of my life, Hath sent me to beg a boon of thee. " And he would excite their wonder and delight, with the same evident...
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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...the Fisherman, his greatest favourite. How often have I heard him repeat to them the invocation — " O, man of the sea, come listen to me, For Alice, my wife, the plague of my life, Hath sent me to beg a boon of thee." And he would excite their wonder and delight, with the same evident...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...the Fisherman, his greatest favourite. How often have I heard him repeat to them the invocation — " O, man of the sea, come listen to me, For Alice, my wife, the plague of my life, Hath sent me to beg a boon of tliee.' And he would excite their wonder and delight, with the same evident...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1887
...argumentes make Again the purpoe that he hath ytake. 0, fish of the sea, come hither to me, For there ' my wife, the plague of my life, Has sent me to beg a bone of thee. Eo. MARSHALL. PITT'S LAST WORDS (7 th S. iv. 23).—Lovers of historical accuracy will,...
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Historical sketches of the angling literature of all nations. To which is ...

Robert Blakey, John Russell Smith - 1856
...to the sea, it looked blue and gloomy, though it was quite calm, and he went close to it and said, " O man of the sea! Come listen to me, For Alice my wife, The plague of iny life, Hath seat me to beg a boon of thee ! " " Well, what docs she want now ? " said the fish....
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Atlantic Tales: A Collection of Stories from the Atlantic Monthly

American literature - 1866 - 479 pages
...fisherman went down to the sea-shore, and cried out, — " ' O man of the sea, Come listen to me 1 For Alice, my wife, The plague of my life, Has sent me to beg a boon of thee l ' The sea muttered and roared ; — do you remember ? There was always something impressive to me...
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