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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean,—roll!
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain;
Man marks the earth with ruin,—his control
Stops with the shore;
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. . .
The Poems of Byron. Paul E. More, ed. (1933) Houghton Mifflin.
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