I climbed the barren
mountain, And my gaze swept far and wide For the red-lit eaves of my father's home, And I fancied that he sighed: My son has gone for a soldier, For a soldier night and day; But my son is wise, and may yet return, When the drums have died away.
We sailed through the barren
Archipelago, and into the narrow channel they sometimes call the Dardanelles and sometimes the Hellespont.
The old wound opens again--and there I lie bleeding on the barren Shetland moor!
He has lived in unbroken retirement on the barren island for twenty years past, with no other companion than a daughter, who is his only child.
Ay," said Sancho; "it must be that some of your worship's shrewdness sticks to me; land that, of itself, is barren and dry, will come to yield good fruit if you dung it and till it; what I mean is that your worship's conversation has been the dung that has fallen on the barren
soil of my dry wit, and the time I have been in your service and society has been the tillage; and with the help of this I hope to yield fruit in abundance that will not fall away or slide from those paths of good breeding that your worship has made in my parched understanding.
So omnipotent is art; which in many a district of New Bedford has superinduced bright terraces of flowers upon the barren
refuse rocks thrown aside at creation's final day.
Thou art now the very emblem of an old war-horse turned out on the barren heath thou hast had thy paces in thy time, but now a broken amble is the best of them Come, amble off with thee.
She, the daughter of a petty baron, who boasted for all his domains but a ruinous tower, and an unproductive vineyard, and some few leagues of the barren Landes of Bourdeaux, her name was known wherever deeds of arms were done, known wider than that of many a lady's that had a county for a dowery.
We have evidence that the barren
island of Ascension aboriginally possessed under half-a-dozen flowering plants; yet many have become naturalised on it, as they have on New Zealand and on every other oceanic island which can be named.
AP) BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army needs to liberate Martbia, Siraj Hiqab Al-Shir and Al-Shahut in the barrens
of Ras Baalbek and Al-Qaa to declare victory over Daesh, a Lebanese military source told Arab News.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Fighters of the Lebanese Resistance Movement, Hezbollah, repelled on Tuesday an attack by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Takfiri terrorist group in the barrens
of Ras Baalbek and al-Qaa'.
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