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Fair land! of chivalry the old domain, Land of the vine and olive, lovely Spain! Though not for thee with classic shores to vie In charms that fix th' enthusiast's pensive eye; Yet hast thou scenes of beauty richly fraught With all that wakes the glow of lofty thought.

Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans Quotes , Source: Abencerrage (canto II, l. 1)

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Why should the brave Spanish soldiers brag? The sunne never sets in the Spanish dominions, but ever shineth on one part or other we have conquered for our king.

Captain John Smith Quotes , Source: Advertisements for the Unexperienced, etc., Mass. Hist. Soc. Coll. Third Series, vol. III, p. 49

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The king of Spain is a great potentate, who stands with one foot in the east and the other in the west; and the sun never sets that it does not shine on some of his dominions.

Johann Baltasar Schuppius (Schuppe) Quotes , Source: Abgenotigte Ehrenrettung

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