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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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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 gapes for drink again ; The plants Buck in the earth, and are, With constant drinking, fresh and fair ; The sea itself (which, one would...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 páginas
...BicnNERS. Heraldic Blnztmrg. t God made the country, and man made the town. COWI-ER. The Tusk. Cook i. The thirsty earth soaks up the rain And drinks and...earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair. From Anacreon Why Should every creature drink but I ? Why, man of morals, tell me why ? Ibid. His time...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 páginas
...himself, was yet the writer of this paraphrastic version of one of Anacreon's sparkling lyrics : — The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and gapes for drink again : 60 The plants suck in the earth, and are, With constant drinking, fresh and fair. The sea itself,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 páginas
...LL iv. 3. He that holds more wine than others can, I rather count a hogshead than a man. Randolph, The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and...earth, and are. With constant drinking, fresh and fair. Anacrcon (Cowley). Why should ev'ry creature drink but I ? Why, man of morals, tell me why? Anacrcon...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 páginas
...and poetry ; Arts which I loved, for they, my friend, were thine. On the Death of Mr. William Harvey. The thirsty earth soaks up the rain And drinks and...earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair. From Anacrcon. Why Should every creature drink but I ? V/hy, man of morals, tell me why ? md. His time...
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All the Year Round, Volumen4;Volumen24

1870
...service of drink : The thirsty earth drinks up the rain, And thirsts and gapes for drink again. The see itself (which one would think, Should have but little need of drink) Brinks twice ten thousand rivers up, So full that they o'erflow the cup, The busy sun (and one would...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1872 - 558 páginas
...Epicurean animal!) Sated with thy summer feast, Thou retir'st to endless rest. DRINKING. From Anacreon. 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 husy sun, and one would guess, By's drunken fiery face, no less,...
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - 1873 - 567 páginas
...of the seventeenth century. We must confine ourselves to a single specimen, taken from Cowley : — The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and...Drinks ten thousand rivers up So fill'd that they o'crflow the cup. The busy sun (and one would guess By his drunken fiery face no less) Drinks up the...
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical

Thomas Arnold - 1873 - 567 páginas
...of the seventeenth century. We must confine ourselves to a single specimen, taken from Cowley : — The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and...fair. The sea itself, which one would think Should hare but little need of drink, Drinks ten thousand rivers up So fill'd that they o'erflow the cup....
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 páginas
...sighed, we wept : we never blushed before. Discourse coneerning the Government of Oliver Cromwell. The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks and...earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair. From Anacreon. Drinhing. Why Should every creature drink but I ? Why, man of morals, tell me why ?...
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