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" I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute. "
Monthly Packet - Pagina 259
1869
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Robert Louis Stevenson: Writer of Boundaries

Richard Ambrosini, Richard Dury - 2006 - 408 pagina’s
...Thoreau's quotation of William Cowper's lines from "Verses Supposed to be Written by Alexander Selkirk," "I am monarch of all I survey, / My right there is none to dispute" (Thoreau 1854: 82), are also alluded to by Stevenson," and its sentiment is echoed by a very similar...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 pagina’s
...of Alexander Selkirk" are haunting fables of personal loneliness. The Solitude of Alexander Selkirk I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute; From the center all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 solitude! where are the...
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All the Difference in the World: Postcoloniality and the Ends of Comparison

Natalie Melas - 2007 - 278 pagina’s
...William Cowper s "The Solitude of Alexander Selkirk" that articulates this melancholy quite precisely: I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh, solitude! where are the...
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Let Something Good be Said: Speeches and Writings of Frances E. Willard

Frances Elizabeth Willard - 2007 - 256 pagina’s
...African slavery divine. The poet [William] Cowper represents Robinson Crusoe in these familiar lines: I am monarch of all I survey. My right there is none to dispute, From the center all round to the sea. I am the lord of the fowl and the brute. But when Crusoe saw...
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