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" He guides the unhappy victim to the shroud : " Hie thee aloft, my gallant friend ! " he cries ; " Thy only succour on the mast relies." The helm, bereft of half its vital force, Now scarce subdued the wild unbridled course : Quick to the abandon'd wheel... "
The Poetical Works of William Falconer: Collated with the Best Editions - Page 91
by William Falconer, Thomas Park - 1809 - 134 pages
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The Poetical Works of Beattie, Blair, and Falconer: With Lives, Critical ...

James Beattie, Robert Blair, William Falconer - 1854 - 298 pages
...thee aloft, my gallant friend !" he cries; " Thy only succour on the mast relies." The helm, bereft of half its vital force, Now scarce subdued the wild...came, The ship's tempestuous sallies to reclaim : The yessel, while the dread event draws nigh, eeo Seems more impatient o'er the waves to fly; Fate spurs...
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Poetical works

William Falconer - 1854
...vidimus astra." After this allusion, the second edition inserts the following lines : — P. 110, 1. 560. The vessel, while the dread event draws nigh, Seems more impatient o'er the waves to fly. An idea equally correct and beautiful, and well understood by all who have been engaged with a lee...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 7

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1855
...heaven, fermenting with its freight, Still vomits o'er the main the feverish weight. о о о о о о о The vessel, while the dread event draws nigh, Seems...— thus issuing from afar, Advances to the sun some hlazing star ; And, as it feels th' attraction's kindling force, Springs onward with accelerated course....
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Scotia's Bards: The Choice Productions of the Scottish Poets, with Brief ...

English poetry - 1856 - 563 pages
...wage. The sickly heaven, fermenting with its freight, Still vomits o'er the main the feverish weight. The vessel, while the dread event draws nigh, Seems...more impatient o'er the waves to fly: Fate spurs her on:—thus issuing from afar, Advances to the sun some blazing star; \ And, as it feels th' attraction's...
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The Poetical Works of William Falconer, Volume 1

William Falconer - 1866 - 239 pages
...thee aloft, my gallant friend ! " he cries ; " Thy only succour on the mast relies." The helm, bereft of half its vital force, Now scarce subdued the wild...reclaim. The vessel, while the dread event draws nigh, 561] CANTO lit. Ill Seems more impatient o'er the waves to fly : Fate spurs her on ! — thus, issuing...
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The Poetical Works of William Falconer

William Falconer - 1870 - 239 pages
...thee aloft, my gallant friend ! " he cries ; " Thy only succour on the mast relies." The helm, bereft of half its vital force, Now scarce subdued the wild unbridled course ; Quick to the abandoned wheel Arion came, The ship's tempestuous sallies to reclaim : The vessel, while the dread...
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The Poetical Works of Campbell and Falconer: With a Memoir of Each, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Campbell - 1880
...attempt St. George's shoals to clear, Which close beneath the larboard beam appear." P. 110, 1. 560. The vessel, while the dread event draws nigh. Seems more impatient o'er the waves tojfy. An idea equally correct and beautiful, and well understood by all who have been engaged with...
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Sea and sky

John Richard Blakiston - 1884
...thee aloft, my gallant friend," he cries, " Thy only succour on the mast relies ! " The helm, bereft of half its vital force, Now scarce subdued the wild unbridled course ; Quick to the abandon'd wheel another came, The ship's tempestuous sallies to reclaim. Amazed he saw her, o'er the sounding foam...
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Glimpses of the globe

John Richard Blakiston - 1884
...thee aloft, my gallant friend," he cries, " Thy only succour on the mast relies ! " The helm, bereft of half its vital force, Now scarce subdued the wild unbridled course ; Quick to the abandon'd wheel another came, The ship's tempestuous sallies to reclaim. Amazed he saw her, o'er the sounding foam...
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Abbotsford Series of the Scottish Poets,

George Eyre-Todd - 1896
...thee aloft, my gallant friend !" he cries; " Thy only succour on the mast relies." The helm, bereft of half its vital force, Now scarce subdued the wild unbridled course. Quick to th' abandoned wheel Arion came, The ship's tempestuous sallies to reclaim. Amazed he saw her, o'er...
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