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" Heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, The earth of flaming sulphur, yet I am not mad. I am acquainted with sad misery As the tanned galley-slave is with his oar; Necessity makes me suffer constantly, And custom makes it easy. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 261
1832
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 6

1820
...found her not only tiresome to a degree, but unhappy herself unless she could make us equally so, and acquainted with sad misery, " As the tanned galley-slave is with his oar." But to speak with a gravity more becoming our years and profession, here is a narrative upwards of...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 31

1832
...weep them now — BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZINE is THE CURSE OF MY EXISTENCE. AMBROSE. Alas, and alack- a-day ! NORTH. " I am acquainted with sad misery, As the tanned...in such dazzling imagery, the sense of its own doom ! "Fis the great and gracious law of nature, that old age should have rest. Like some mighty mountain...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 6

American literature - 1867
...changes. It relents, and becomes more tender. And for a space we have verses that flow more evenly : — I am acquainted with sad misery ; As the tanned galley-slave is with his oar ; Necessity makes me suffer constantly, And custom makes it easy. At this point she sinks into meditation,...
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Noctes Ambrosianae

John Wilson, James Hogg, John Gibson Lockhart - Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine - 1854
...now—BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZiNE is THE CORSE OF MY EXiSTENCE. Ambrose. Alas, and alack-a-day ! North. " 1 am acquainted with sad misery, As the tanned galley-slave...and nature bless his orb, as he sheds the seasons over all the variegated earth, from his rolling car in heaven. North. Seek not, my Ambrose, to veil...
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Noetes AmbrosianŠ, Volume 5

John Wilson, John Gibson Lockhart, James Hogg - 1854
...— BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZINE is THE CURSE OF MY EXlSTENCE. Ambrose. Alas, and alack-a-day ! North. " 1 am acquainted with sad misery, As the tanned galley-slave...and nature bless his orb, as he sheds the seasons over all the variegated earth, from his rolling car in heaven. North. Seek not, my Ambrose, to veil...
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Noctes AmbrosianŠ, Volume 5

John Wilson - Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine - 1863
...now — BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZINE is THE CURSE OF MY EXISTENCE. Ambrose. Alas, and alack-a-day ! Nortk. " I am acquainted with sad misery, As the tanned galley-slave...and nature bless his orb, as he sheds the seasons over all the variegated earth, from his rolling car in heaven. North. Seek not, my Ambrose, to veil...
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the cornhill magazine

elder smith - 1865
...nm sure 1 never shall know here. I'll tell you a miracle : I am not mad yet to my cause of sorrow, I am acquainted with sad misery As the tanned galley-slave is with his oar : Necessity makes mo suffer constantly, And custom makes it easy. Extravagant passion, the love of...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 11; Volume 15

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1865
...am sure 1 never shall know here. I'll tell you a mireele : I am not mad yet to my canse of sorrow, I am acquainted with sad misery As the tanned galley-slave is with his oar : Necessity makes me suffer constantly, And custom makes it easy. Extravagant passion, the love of...
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Golden Leaves from the British and American Dramatic Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - American drama - 1865 - 562 pages
...Th' heaven o'er my head seems made of molten brass, The earth of flaming sulphur, yet I am not mad : I am acquainted with sad misery, As the tanned galley-slave is with his oar ; Necessity makes me suffer constantly, And custom makes it easy. Who do I look like now ? Car. Like...
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Noctes AmbrosianŠ, Volume 5

John Wilson, James Hogg, John Gibson Lockhart - Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine - 1866
...weep them now — BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZINE is THE CURSE OF MY EXISTENCE. Ambrose. Alas, and alack-a-day ! North. " I am acquainted with sad misery, As the tanned...and nature bless his orb, as he sheds the seasons over all the variegated earth, from his rolling car in heaven. North. Seek not, my Ambrose, to veil...
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