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" Wave after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the deep And full of voices, slowly rose and plunged Roaring, and all the wave was in a flame... "
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Legends and Superstitions of the Sea and of Sailors in All Lands and at All ...

Fletcher S. Bassett - Folklore - 1885 - 505 pages
...— "And watched the great sea fall Wave after wave, each mightier than the last, "Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the deep, And full of voices,...plunged, Roaring, and all the wave was in a flame." Hone** says: "A common affimation is that the tenth wave is the greatest, and always the most dangerous."...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson: (poet Laureate) from ..., Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1885 - 933 pages
...cove, and watch'd the great sea fall, Wave after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the deep And full of voices, slowly...rose and plunged Roaring, and all the wave was in a And down the wave and in the flame was borne A naked babe, and rode to Merlin's feet, Who stoopt and...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1886 - 640 pages
...sea fall, Wave after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the And full of voices, slowly rose and plunged Roaring,...and in the flame was borne A naked babe, and rode to Merlin's feet, Who stoopt and caught the babe, and cried " The King ! Here is an heir for Uther ! "...
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The Republic of Plato

Plato - Political science - 1888 - 324 pages
...cave, and watched the great sea fall, AVave after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one gathering half the deep, And full of voices, slowly...plunged Roaring, and all the wave was in a flame." Tennyson, Coming of A rthtir. The Romans spoke of the decimus or decumanus flnctus in the same way,...
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The Republic of Plato. Books I.-V.

Plato - Utopias - 1888 - 324 pages
...and watched the great sea fall, V,'a,ve after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one gathering half the deep, And full of voices, slowly...plunged Roaring, and all the wave was in a flame." Tennyson, Coming of A rtlmr. The Romans spoke of the decimue or decumamis fluctus in the same way,...
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English Composition and Rhetoric

Alexander Bain - English language - 1888
...Tennyson's ingenuity is conspicuous. The movement of a wave at the beach is described— Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the deep And full of voices, slowly rose and plunged Bearing. The following explains itself :— Then would he whistle, rapid as any lark. In many passages,...
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The Mystery of the "Ocean Star": A Collection of Maritime Sketches

William Clark Russell - Sea stories, English - 1888 - 311 pages
...averted." Tennyson refers to this peculiar surge in the Holy Grail, when he says — " Till lust a ninth one, gathering half the deep, And full of voices, slowly rose and plunged, Eoaring ; and all the wave was in a flame." Perhaps some modern skipper, whose decks have been swept,...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1889 - 807 pages
...cove, and watch'd the great sea fall, Wave after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the deep And full of voices, slowly...and in the flame was borne A naked babe, and rode to Merlin's feet, Who stoopt and caught the babe, and cried " The King ! Here iť an heir for Uther !...
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The Coming of Arthur and The Passing of Arthur: With Introductions and Notes

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1891 - 78 pages
...cove, aud watch'd the great sea fall, Wave after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the deep And full of voices, slowly rose and plunged 380 Roaring, and all the wave was in a flame : And down the wave and in the flame was borne A naked...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - Poets, English - 1892 - 901 pages
...cove, and watch'd the great sea fall, Wave after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the deep And full of voices, slowly...and in the flame was borne A naked babe, and rode to Merlin's feet, Who stoopt and caught the babe, and cried " The King ! Here is an heir for Uther ! "...
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