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" Roll on thou deep, and dark blue Ocean, roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain, Man marks the earth with ruin— his control Stops with the shore ; upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 60
1821
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Thoughts on a Pebble, Or, A First Lesson in Geology

Gideon Algernon Mantell - Creation - 1849 - 102 pages
...attributable to anything on the surface of our planet, it is to the ocean and not to the land ! — Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man marks the earth with ruin — his controul Stops with the shore : — upon the watery plain...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 15

Literature - 1849
...and as all his readers remember, runs thus : 382 The Corinne, or Italy, of Madame de Stačl. Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean — roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man marks the earth with ruin — his control Stops with the shore ; — upon the watery plain...
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A New Elucidation of the Principles of Speech and Elocution: A Full ...

Alexander Melville Bell - Elocution - 1849 - 311 pages
...lonely shore ; There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar Roll on, thou deep, and dark, blue Ocean, — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain! The armaments which thunderstrike the walls of rock-built cities The oak leviathans, whose huge...
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The garland; or, Poetry for childhood and youth

Garland - 1850
...before, To mingle with the universe, and feel What 1 can ne'er express, yet cannot all conceal. Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean —roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin ; his control, Stops with the shore ; upon the watery plain The...
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The Control Revolution: Technological and Economic Origins of the ...

James Beniger - Business & Economics - 2009 - 508 pages
...Processing Speed, and the Crisis of Control From Tradition to Rationality: Distributing Control Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Man marks the earth with ruin, his control Stops with the shore. — Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage...
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Redburn

Herman Melville - Fiction - 1976 - 443 pages
...with its notion of 'coal' supplied from 'Blackheath'. 183. Lord Byron's Address to the Ocean Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain! (Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto VII, stanza 179) What is droned here 'through a port-hole'...
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The Two Admirals: A Tale

James Fenimore Cooper - Fiction - 1990 - 511 pages
...any thing out of the common track occur, was repeated no less than four times. Chapter XXI "Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean — roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Man marks the earth with ruin — his control Stops with the shore; — upon the wat'ry plain...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...intrudes By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but nature more, 1 Roll on, Dead together lie As if in love . . . There was no more hating then. And no mo vain; Man marks the earth with ruin, — his control Stops with the shore; 3 Time writes no wrinkles...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival

Shridath S. Ramphal - Business & Economics - 1992 - 291 pages
...capacity to be life sustaining. Not for us Byron's circumspection from his work "Childe Harold": Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean — roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Man marks the earth with ruin — his control Stops with the shore. A c AIN , it is the scale...
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Six Plays

Romulus Linney - Drama - 1993 - 318 pages
...light is on Ada, seated in her chair, but lit with Byron, traveling as he does. Music. ADA: Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean — roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin — his control Stops with the shore — Wind again, rising. BYRON:...
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