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" The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and gapes for drink again, The plants suck in the earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair. The sea itself, which one would think Should have but little need of drink, Drinks ten thousand rivers... "
The Retrospective Review.. - Página 312
editado por - 1823
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 páginas
...best. Anacreontics. 1. Drinking. The thirsty earth soaks . p the rain, And drinks , and gapes fi, • drink again. The plants suck in the earth . and are...Drinks ten thousand rivers up, So fill'd that they o'erHow the cnp. The busie sun (and one would guess By's drunken fiery face no less) Drinks up the...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...farewell, kings And mighty numbers, mighty things ! Love tunes my heart just to my strings II. DRINKING. ow, Enjoy'd the beams above, the warmth below. suck-in the earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair; The sea itself (which one would think...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volumen2

William Hazlitt - 1854
...of d. ! .••.• Here an> some of them — • 8« hi* Liio* oflbt BrkiA Po^a, V«JL DRINKING. " The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and...think Should have but little need of drink, Drinks twice ten thousand rivers up, So fill'd that they o'erflow the cup. The busy sun (and one would guess...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - 1855 - 558 páginas
...feast, Thon retir'st to endless rest. DRINKING. From . ! •• The thirsty earth soaks up the ram, And drinks and gapes for drink again; The plants suck...little need of drink, Drinks ten thousand rivers up, So filled that they o'erflow the cup. The busy sun, and one would guess, By's drunken fiery face, no less,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 páginas
...garden made, and the first city Cain. From Anacreon. The thirsty earth drinks up the rain And thirsts and gapes for drink again; The plants suck in the...earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair. Why Should every creature drink but I ? Why, man of morals, tell me why ? SIR JOHN DENHAM. 1615-1668....
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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 páginas
...the Olden Time." THE THIRSTY EAKTH. AEEAHIM COWLEY. THE thirsy earth drinks up the rain, And thirsts and gapes for drink again ; The plants suck in the...think Should have but little need of drink) Drinks twice ten thousand rivers up, So fill'd that they o'erflow the cup. The busy sun (and one would guess...
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The Perfect Gentleman: Or, Etiquette and Eloquence. A Book of Information ...

Gentleman - 1860 - 335 páginas
...permission of the company he would recite Cowley's exquisite tipsy logic in praise of drinking : " The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and...little need of drink, Drinks ten thousand rivers up, So filled that they o'erflow the cup. The busy sun, (and one would guess By 's drunken fiery face no less,)...
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The Perfect Gentleman: Or, Etiquette and Eloquence. A Book of Information ...

Gentleman - 1860 - 335 páginas
...permission of the company he would recite Cowley's exquisite tipsr logic in praise of drinking : " The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and...little need of drink, Drinks ten thousand rivers up, So filled that they o'erflow the cup. The busy sun, (and one would gueso By 's drunken fiery face no less,)...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862
...the seventeenth century. We must confine ourselves to a single specimen, taken from Cowley : — " The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and...o'erflow the cup. The busy sun (and one would guess By his drunken fiery face no less) Drinks up the sea, and when he 's done, The moon and stars drink...
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Wine, the Vine, and the Cellar

Thomas George Shaw - 1863 - 505 páginas
...courage, ou d'eloquence ! Cowley, in his imitation of Anacreon, rises to this pitch of extravagance : — The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks and...think, Should have but little need of drink) Drinks twice ten thousand rivers up, So filled that they o'erflow the cup. The busy sun (and one would guess...
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