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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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Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls: True Stories of Castaways and Other ...

Edward E. Leslie - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. And his name was Selkirk — Alexander Selkirk. PART I MONARCHS I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute: From the centre ali around to the sea. I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh, solitude! where are the charms That...
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Castaway in Paradise: The Incredible Adventures of True-Life Robinson Crusoes

James C. Simmons - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 249 pages
...Barnard recalled the mournful first stanza of William Cowper's famous poem about Selkirk: I am the monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute, From the center all around to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. O, solitude! where are the charms...
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The Death of Authentic Primitive Art: And Other Tales of Progress

Shelly Errington, Shelly Elizabeth Errington, University Of California Press - Art - 1998 - 309 pages
..."monarch-of-all-Isurvey scene," apparently borrowing the phrase from lines attributed to Alexander Selkirk: "I am monarch of all I survey / My right there is none to dispute." One cannot help but think again of Addison's suggestion in the early eighteenth century (quoted above)...
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Seeking the Centre: The Australian Desert in Literature, Art and Film

Roslynn Doris Haynes - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 347 pages
...the mind so much as the contemplation of eternal solitude. Well may another kind of poet exclaim, Oh, solitude! where are the charms that sages have seen in thy face? for human sympathy is one of the passions of human nature."7 The very emptiness of the desert, as seen...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...clothed with majesty and awe, His mind his kingdom and his will his law. Truth' (i 782) I. 403 17 1 am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none...round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 18 Oh! I could thresh his old jacket till 1 made his pension jingle in his pockets. on Samuel Johnson's...
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The Title to the Poem

Anne Ferry - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 312 pages
...memory receiving interference from Cowper's supposed "Selkirk," who asks a different question: "Oh Solitude! where are the charms /That sages have seen in thy face?" Or could he not finish the line from "I wandered lonely as a cloud" because Wordsworth had not yet...
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Country of Writing: Travel Writing and New Zealand, 1809-1900

Lydia Wevers - Travel - 2002 - 234 pages
...line of verse that comes to Colenso on the hill above the Whirinaki is interesting. The full text is: 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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The Fall of the God of Money: Opium Smoking in Nineteenth-century China

Keith McMahon - History - 2002 - 249 pages
...of a recurrent stance of travel writers in the nineteenth century (Pratt 1992, chap. 9). "I am the monarch of all I survey, my right there is none to dispute," is from William Cowper's "Verses Supposed to Be Written by Alexander Selkirk" (1782), Selkirk being...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper - Poetry - 2003 - 119 pages
...TO BE WRITTEN BY ALEXANDER SELKIRK, DURING HIS SOLITARY ABODE IN THE ISLAND OF JUAN FERNANDEZ (1782) 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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The Life and Writings of Betsey Chamberlain: Native American Mill Worker

Judith A. Ranta - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 284 pages
...age, To speak in public on the stage,"and then some little six-year-older would faintly drawl out, "I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none...all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute."2 And then some bashful, white-headed fellow would get up, and, with a hysterical smile, giggle...
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