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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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Coleridge's Submerged Politics: The Ancient Mariner and Robinson Crusoe

Patrick J. Keane - 1994 - 419 pagina’s
...possession of," with "none to dispute sovereignty or command with me" (139). William Cowper's famous lines, "I am monarch of all I survey, / My right there is none to dispute," are imagined spoken, not by Robinson Crusoe, but by the self-marooned sailor Alexander Selkirk, long...
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Literature, 1991-1995

Sture All n - 1997 - 98 pagina’s
...patois. One rose hearing two languages, one of the trees, one of school children reciting in English: 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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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pagina’s
...(1897-1960) British Labour politician. Quoted in Aneurin Bevan, vol. 1 , ch. 1, Michael Foot (1962). 5 I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute. WILLIAM COWPER, (1731-1800) British poet. "Verses Supposed to be Written by Alexander Selkirk," I....
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The Death of Authentic Primitive Art: And Other Tales of Progress

Shelly Errington, Shelly Elizabeth Errington, University Of California Press - 1998 - 309 pagina’s
..."monarch-of-all-Isurvey scene," apparently borrowing the phrase from lines attributed to Alexander Selkirk: "I am monarch of all I survey / My right there is none to dispute." One cannot help but think again of Addison's suggestion in the early eighteenth century (quoted above)...
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Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls: True Stories of Castaways and Other ...

Edward E. Leslie - 1998 - 586 pagina’s
...Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. And his name was Selkirk — Alexander Selkirk. PART I MONARCHS I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute: From the centre ali around to the sea. I am lord of the fowl and the brute. Oh, solitude! where are...
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Castaway in Paradise: The Incredible Adventures of True-Life Robinson Crusoes

James C. Simmons - 1998 - 249 pagina’s
...Barnard recalled the mournful first stanza of William Cowper's famous poem about Selkirk: I am the monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute, From the center all around to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. O, solitude! where are...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 pagina’s
...clothed with majesty and awe, His mind his kingdom and his will his law. Truth' (i 782) I. 403 17 1 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. 18 Oh! I could thresh his...
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Country of Writing: Travel Writing and New Zealand, 1809-1900

Lydia Wevers - 2002 - 234 pagina’s
...line of verse that comes to Colenso on the hill above the Whirinaki is interesting. The full text is: 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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The Fall of the God of Money: Opium Smoking in Nineteenth-century China

Keith McMahon - 2002 - 249 pagina’s
...of a recurrent stance of travel writers in the nineteenth century (Pratt 1992, chap. 9). "I am the monarch of all I survey, my right there is none to dispute," is from William Cowper's "Verses Supposed to Be Written by Alexander Selkirk" (1782), Selkirk being...
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Understanding Wetlands: Fen, Bog and Marsh

S. M. Haslam - 2003 - 316 pagina’s
...reeds, I reckon you know what my mind needs! (R. Kipling) A thing of beauty is a joy tor ever (J. Keats) I am monarch of all I survey My right there is none to dispute Prom the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute (W. Cowper) There is no universal...
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