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10 Islands Quotes

From the sprinkled isles, Lily on lily, that o'erlace the sea.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Cleon

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Beautiful isle of the sea, Smile on the brow of the waters.

George Cooper (1) Quotes , Source: Song

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Fast-anchor'd isle.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. II, The Timepiece, l. 151)

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O, it's a snug little island! A right little, tight little island!

Thomas Dibdin Quotes , Source: The Snug Little Island

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Sprinkled along the waste of years Full many a soft green isle appears: Pause where we may upon the desert road, Some shelter is in sight, some sacred safe abode.

John Keble Quotes , Source: Christian Year--The First Sunday in Advent (st. 8)

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Remember, sir, my liege, The kings your ancestors, together with The natural bravery of your isle, which stands As Neptune's park, ribbed and paled in With rocks unscalable and roaring waters, With sands that will not bear your enemies' boats But suck them up to th' topmast.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Cymbeline (Queen, wife to Cymbeline at III, i)

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Ay, many flowering islands lie In the waters of wide Agony.

Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes , Source: Lines written among the Euganean Hills (l. 66)

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Sark, fairer than aught in the world that the lit skies cover, Laughs inly behind her cliffs, and the seafarers mark As a shrine where the sunlight serves, though the blown clouds hover, Sark.

Algernon Charles Swinburne Quotes , Source: Insularum Ocelle

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Summer isles of Eden, lying in dark purple spheres of sea.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: Locksley Hall (164)

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Island of bliss! amid the subject Seas, That thunder round thy rocky coasts, set up, At once the wonder, terror, and delight Of distant nations; whose remotest shore Can soon be shaken by thy naval arm; Not to be shook thyself, but all assaults Baffling, like thy hoar cliffs the loud sea-wave.

James Thomson (1) Quotes , Source: Seasons--Summer (l. 1,597)

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