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" This land of such dear souls, this dear, dear land, Dear for her reputation through the world, Is now leas'd out (I die pronouncing it), Like to a tenement, or pelting farm: England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious... "
The Complete Art of Poetry ... - Page 328
by Charles Gildon - 1718
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Right Justified (?): A Collection of Ad Hominem Political Sonnets

Colley Cibber - Poetry - 2006 - 288 pages
...leased out, like to a tenement, Or pelting farm, these brave and rocky shores 'Gainst watery Neptune now bound in with shame, With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds, America, who conquers but to free Hath made a shameful conquest: self in fee. A thousand flatterers...
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Axes: Willa Cather and William Faulkner

Merrill Maguire Skaggs - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 223 pages
...Gaunt's words when she describes Grenfell's island: England, bound in with the triumphant sea Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of wat'ry...England that was wont to conquer others Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. (2.2.61-66) Gather's story asks, with the help of her allusion to Shakespeare,...
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To Grasp a Shadow

Jack Gauntlett - Fiction - 2007 - 279 pages
...England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of watery Neptune, is now bound in with shame, With inky blots,...England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. Ah! Would the scandal vanish with my life, How happy then were my ensuing...
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Text/events in Early Modern England: Poetics of History

Sandra Logan - History - 2007 - 360 pages
...the world, Is now leas'd out ... Like to a tenement or pelting farm. (2.1.57-60) He adds that England is now bound in with shame, With inky blots and rotten...England that was wont to conquer others Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. (2.1.63-6) In Gaunt's idealization, England's value lies in its form of...
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The Globe, Volumes 12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of watery Neptune, is now bound in with shamę, With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds: That England, that was won't to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself." So a true patriot concludes, blaming his country for the wrong she has...
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Poet's Work, Poet's Play: Essays on the Practice and the Art

Daniel Tobin, Pimone Triplett - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 303 pages
...pronouncing it — Like to a tenement or pelting farm. England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of wat'ry...England, that was -wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself. Ah, would the scandal vanish with my life, How happy then were my ensuing...
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