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1) 4225. William B. Rhodes. c. 1790. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 4225 AUTHOR: William B. Rhodes (c. 1790) QUOTATION: Bom. So have I heard on Afric s burning shore A hungry lion give a grievous roar; The grievous roar echoed...

2) 15218. Cowper, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:15218 QUOTATION:Forced from home, and all its pleasures,Afric's coast I left forlorn;To increase a stranger's treasures,O'er the raging billows borne.Men from...

3) The Fifth Book of the Aeneis. Vergil. 1909-14. Aeneid. The Harvard Classics
... THE ARGUMENT.—Æneas, setting sail from Afric, is driven by a storm on the coasts of Sicily, where he is hospitably receiv d by his friend Acestes, king of part of...

4) 16900. Donne, John. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:16900 QUOTATION:On a round ballA workman that hath copies by, can layAn Europe, Afric, and an Asia,And quickly make that, which was nothing, all;So doth each...

5) 19426. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:19426 QUOTATION:There a captive sat in chainsCrooning ditties treasured wellFrom his Afric's torrid plains.Sole estate his sire bequeathed,-Hapless sire to...

6) 3125. Jonathan Swift. 1667-1745. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 3125 AUTHOR: Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) QUOTATION: So geographers, in Afric maps, With savage pictures fill their gaps, And o er unhabitable downs Place elephants...

7) 5545. Reginald Heber. 1783-1826. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...(1783–1826) QUOTATION: From Greenland s icy mountains, From India s coral strand, Where Afric s sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand. ATTRIBUTION: Missionary...

8) Ab'yla. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A mountain in Africa, opposite Gibraltar. This, with Calp in Spain, 16 m. distant, forms the pillars of Hercules. 1 "Heaves up huge Abyla on Afric s sand, Crowns...

9) Winds. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Arges tes; North-west, Corus; South-east, Volturnus; South-west, Afer ventus, Af ricus, Afric 'nus, or Libs. The Thra scias is a north wind, but not due north. 1...

10) Calpe (2 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...up each mountain separately, and poured the sea between them. 1 "Heaves up huge Abyla on Afric s sand, Crowns with high Calpe Europe s salient strand, Crests with...

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