Now blest with all the wealth fond hope could crave, Soon I beheld that wealth beneath the wave For ever lost ; myself escaped alone, On the wild shore all friendless, hopeless, thrown ; My life, like Judah's heaven-doom'd king of yore, By miracle prolong'd...
The Lusiad: Or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. Translated from the ... - Page 165
by Luís de Camões - 1798
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