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" implacable smiting of the black waves, provoking each other on, endlessly, all the infinite march of the Atlantic rolling on behind them to their help and still to strike them back into a wreath of smoke and futile foam, and win its way against them,... "
The Review of Reviews - Page 270
edited by - 1895
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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1863 - 240 pages
...surges, provoking each other endlessly, all the infinite march of the Atlantic rolling on behind thenij to their help, and still to strike them back into...futile foam, and win its way against them, and keep the charge of life away from them, doth any other soulless thing do as much as this ? " — Ruskin....
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Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1868 - 479 pages
...to bare its breast, moment after moment, against the unwearied enmity of ocean ; the subtle, fitful, implacable smiting of the black waves, provoking each...behind them to their help, and still to strike them to back into a wreath of smoke and futile foam, and win its way against them, and keep its charge of...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...of the black waves, provoking each on endlessly, all the infinite march of the Atlantic rolling on d them to their help, and still to strike them back into a h of smoke and futile foam, and win its way against them, ceep its charge of life from them. Does any...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 7

1881
...waters, to bare its breast moment after moment against the unwearied enmity of ocean, the subtle, fitful, implacable smiting of the black waves provoking each...against them, and keep its charge of life from them." On we go keeping sight of the shore, past Oxwich bay and Port Eyuon bay, all the land seeming asleep...
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The strait and other discourses, with a lecture on Thomas Carlyle. By a ...

Strait gate - 1881
...waters, bearing its breast moment after moment against the unwearied enmity of ocean, the subtle, fitful, implacable smiting of the black waves, provoking each...Atlantic rolling on behind them to their help, and it the while striking them back into a wreath of smoke and futile foam, and winning its way against...
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The Standard authors reader, arranged and annotated by the editor of 'Poetry ...

Griffith, Farran, Browne and co - 1883
...to bare its breast, moment after moment, against the unwearied enmity of ocean ; the subtle, fitful, implacable smiting of the black waves, provoking each...of life from them. Does any other soulless thing do as much as this ? JOHN RUSKIN. THE FORSAKEN MERMAN. COME, dear children, let us away ; Down and away...
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Tennyson, Ruskin, Mill and Other Literary Estimates

Frederic Harrison - 1899 - 322 pages
...bare its breast, moment after moment, against the unwearied enmity of ocean,—the subtle, fitful, implacable smiting of the black waves, provoking each...way against them, and keep its charge of life from them;—does any other soulless thing do as much as this?' This noble paragraph has truth, originality,...
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Tennyson, Ruskin, Mill and Other Literary Estimates

Frederic Harrison - 1899 - 330 pages
...bare its breast, moment after moment, against the unwearied enmity of ocean,—the subtle, fitful, implacable smiting of the black waves, provoking each...way against them, and keep its charge of life from them;—does any other soulless thing do as much as this?' This noble paragraph has truth, originality,...
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Essay-writing for Schools a Practical Exposition of the Principles of this ...

Leslie Cope Cornford - 1903 - 309 pages
...to bare its breast, moment after moment, against the unwearied enmity of ocean ; the subtle, fitful, implacable smiting of the black waves, provoking each...against them, and keep its charge of life from them. 1 Does any other soulless thing do as much as this? . . . Ruskin's Central Idea is the perfection of...
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Mast and Sail in Europe and Asia

Herbert Warington Smyth - 1906 - 448 pages
...waters, to bear its breast moment after moment against the unweaned enmity of ocean, the subtle, fitful, implacable smiting of the black waves, provoking each...life from them ; does any other soulless thing do as much as this ? ' 1 The pleasure-boat and the yacht form no part of the subject of these pages. Modern...
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