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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ... - Page 9149
by Harry Thurston Peck - 1901
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The Methodist Magazine, Volume 8

Methodist Church - 1825
...sun — With that sadness of heart which 110 stranger may scan, I fly to the deserts afar from man. Afar in the desert I love to ride, With the silent bush-boy alone by my sideWhen the wild turmoil of this wearisome life, With its scenes of oppression, corruption, and strife;...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 8

Methodist Church - 1825
...at the evening fall ; And the fiend-bJie laugh of hyenas grim Fearfully startles tho twilight dim. Afar in the desert I love to ride, With the silent bush-boy alone by my i Away — away—in the wilderness vast, Where tbe white man's foot hath never pasted, Ami the resile«*...
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Methodist Review, Volume 8

1825
...the desert land ;) But His not the innocent to destroy, For I hate the huntsman's aavagc joy. Afnr in the desert I love to ride, With the silent bush-boy alone by my sideAway — away — from the dwellings of men, By the wild deer's haunt, ond the buffalo' ti glen}...
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Travels and Adventures in Southern Africa, Volume 1

George Thompson - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - 1827
...law of the Desert land,) But 'tis not the innocent to destroy, For I hate the huntsman's savage joy. Afar in the Desert I love to ride, With the silent...from the dwellings of men, By the wild deer's haunt, and the buffalo's glen ; By vallies remote, where the oribi plays ; Where the gnoo, the gazelle, and...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Robert Walsh - American literature - 1827
...of Europgeo Sotith African poetry, we give our readers » stanza : — 1827.]. Southern Africa. 131 "Afar in the Desert I love to ride, With the silent...from the dwellings of men, By the wild deer's haunt, and the buffalo's glen ; By valleys remote, where the orihi plays ; Where the gnoo, the gazelle, and...
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The Oriental Herald, and Journal of General Literature, Volume 12

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1827
...law of the Desert land,) But 'tis not the innocent to destroy, For I hate the huntsman's savage joy. Afar in the Desert I love to ride, With the silent Bush-boy alone by my eidt : Away — away from the dwellings of men, By the wild dcer's haunt and the buffalo's glen ; By...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science ..., Volume 12

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1828
...these the very materiel of poesy ? Mr. Pringle has found them such : but he shall speak for himself. " Afar in the desert I love to ride, With the silent Bush-boy alone by my side : When the sorrows of life the soul o'crcast, And, sick of the present, I turn to the past; And the...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 29; Volume 47

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1828
...; And the mighty rhinoceros wallows at will, In the vlei where the wild-ass is drinking his fill. ' Afar in the Desert I love to ride, With the silent Bush-boy alone by nay side : O'er the brown Karroo, where the bleating cry Of the springbok's fawn sounds plaintively...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...their nest, Far hid from the pitiless plunderer's view In the pathless depths of the parched karroo. Afar in the desert I love to ride, With the silent bush-boy alone by my side. Away — away — in the wilderness vast, Where the white man's foot hath never passed, And the quivered Coranna...
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Travels and Researches in Caffraria: Describing the Character, Customs, and ...

Stephen Kay - Cape Province (South Africa) - 1833 - 509 pages
...te weze, daarln tegaan ; Ik zal u beschennen : You need not fear to go therein ; I'll protect you." AFAR in the desert I love to ride, With the silent Bush-boy alone by my side. When the wild turmoil of this wearisome life, With its scenes of oppression, corruption, and strife...
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