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" I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. "
Stories from Fenimore Cooper's Tales: Fifth Book. Authorized for Use in the ... - Page 184
by James Fenimore Cooper - 1897 - 212 pages
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...home, and hunt it in the dark To Gaul, to Greece, and into Noah's ark. "Retirement" 1. 691 (1782) 4 "Verses Supposed to Be Written by Alexander Selkirk" 1. 1 (1782) 5 God made the country, and man made...
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From Lead Mines to Gold Fields: Memories of an Incredibly Long Life

Henry Taylor - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 225 pages
...typescript of Taylor's memoirs, "Across the Plains." 3. Taylor's quote is not accurate. It should read, "I am monarch of all I survey, / My right there is none to dispute." It is from William Cowper's Verses Supposed to Be Written by Alexander Selkirk (1782). Selkirk had...
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Robert Louis Stevenson: Writer of Boundaries

Richard Ambrosini, Richard Dury - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 408 pages
...Thoreau's quotation of William Cowper's lines from "Verses Supposed to be Written by Alexander Selkirk," "I am monarch of all I survey, / My right there is none to dispute" (Thoreau 1854: 82), are also alluded to by Stevenson," and its sentiment is echoed by a very similar...
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All the Difference in the World: Postcoloniality and the Ends of Comparison

Natalie Melas - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 278 pages
...William Cowper s "The Solitude of Alexander Selkirk" that articulates this melancholy quite precisely: I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none...round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh, solitude! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,...
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Let Something Good be Said: Speeches and Writings of Frances E. Willard

Frances Elizabeth Willard - History - 2007 - 256 pages
...African slavery divine. The poet [William] Cowper represents Robinson Crusoe in these familiar lines: I am monarch of all I survey. My right there is none to dispute, From the center all round to the sea. I am the lord of the fowl and the brute. But when Crusoe saw upon the...
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Memories and Adventures : an Autobiography

Arthur Conan Doyle - Authors, Scottish - 2007 - 352 pages
...that the great sullen brown continent killed him as one crushes nits. I find in my diary: Oh Africa, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in Old England on alms Than be rich in that terrible place. The life aboard ship, however, was an easy...
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