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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. "
Poems - Page 172
by William Cowper - 1817
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A short history of English versification from the earliest times to the ...

Max Kaluza - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1911 - 396 pages
...hero we buried. Cowper's Alexander Selkirk consists of anapaestic verses of three feet: I am monarch of all I survey; My right there is none to dispute; From the centre all round to the sea Like a summer-dried fountain, When our need was the sorest. The font reappearing From the raindrops...
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Harp on the Shore: Thoreau and the Sea

Willard Hallam Bonner - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 128 pages
...l73) Stanza No. l from Cowper's "Verses Suppposed to be Written by Alexander Selkirk": l am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute; From the center around to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. It is Cowper, therefore, who merged...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Written by Alexander Selkirk during His Solitary Abode on the Island of Juan Fernandez 23 I am monarch am rich with little store. They poor, I rich; they beg, I g center all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 Solitude! where are the charms That...
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Critical Perspectives on Derek Walcott

Robert D. Hamner - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 482 pages
...feasts, that compared, for instance, to that poem by Cowper which we all learnt at school, I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute, From the centre all around to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute, compared to that poem, the novel, any novel...
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Biennial Report, Volumes 8-11

1889
...station where we had agreed to meet, I at once telegraphed. 10. Diagram or analyze : " I am monarch of all I survey. My right there is none to dispute ; From the center all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute." • UNITED STATES HISTORY. 1. (a)...
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Coleridge's Submerged Politics: The Ancient Mariner and Robinson Crusoe

Patrick J. Keane - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 419 pages
...Cowper, "Verses Supposed to be Written by Alexander Selkirk." The poem continues, with painful irony: "From the centre all 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...
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Literature, 1991-1995

Sture All n - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 98 pages
...rose hearing two languages, one of the trees, one of school children reciting in English: I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute;...all 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...
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Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls: True Stories of Castaways and Other ...

Edward E. Leslie - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...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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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...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 to dispute;...all 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...
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Jane Austen and Leisure

David Selwyn - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 352 pages
...surprisingly, in Cowper: When he was again in their company, he could not help remembering what he I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute;...all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute . . . Another favourite poem was invoked when, writing to Cassandra from their new home in Southampton...
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