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" How did they rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their new-catched miles, And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground, Building their watery Babel far more high To reach the sea, than those... "
A hand-book for travellers on the continent. [1st] [2 issues of the 16th and ... - Page 6
by John Murray (publishers.) - 1868
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The Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of ... pamphlets and ..., Volume 7

Harleian miscellany - 1808
...struggling country bound, Where barking waves si ill bait the forced ground ; Building their wat'ry Babul far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky ? Yet still his claim the injur'd ocean laid, And oft at leap-frog o'er their steeples play'd, As it' on purpose it on land had come To shew...
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The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

William Oldys, John Malham - Great Britain - 1810
...did they rivet with gigantick piles Thorough the center their new-catched miles : And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground ; Building their wat'ry Babul far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky ? Yet still his claim the...
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The Harleian Miscellany: A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

William Oldys, John Malham - Great Britain - 1810
...did they rivet with gigantick piles Thorough the center their new-catched miles : And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground; Building their wat'ry Babel far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky ? Yet still his claim the...
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The Harleian Miscellany, Or A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

1810
...did they rivet with gigantick piles Thorough the center their new-catched miles : And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground; Building their wat'ry Babel far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky ? Yet still,his claim the...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 11

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1825
...did they rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their new-catched miles ; And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground ; Building their watry Babel far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky. Yet still his claim the injur'd...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...did they rivet with gigantic piles Thorough the centre their new-catched milef ; And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground ; Building their wat'ry Babel far more high To catch the waves, than those to scale the sky. Yet still his claim the...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1821
...did they rivet with gigantic piles Thorough the centre t heir new-cat ched miles; And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground ; Building their wat'ry Babel far more high To catch the waves, than those to scale the sky. Yet still his claim the...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1825
...did they rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough the. centre their new-catched miles; And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground ; Building their watry Babel far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky. Yet still his claim the injur'd...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 11

Books - 1825
...did they rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their new-catched miles ; And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground ; Building their watry Babel far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky. Yet still his claim the injur'd...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 11

Henry Southern - 1825
...did they rivet, with gigantic piles, Thorough the centre their new-catched miles ; And to the stake a struggling country bound, Where barking waves still bait the forced ground ; Building their watry Babel far more high To reach the sea, than those to scale the sky. Yet still his claim the injur'd...
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