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  • I learned to chant, to sing at leisure, even as I idled away our brief day, cleansing the river-mouth after the old man came home like a tame bear and lay with his belly and his balls in the air.

    the leisure to walk about sweetly

  • The river-mouth that sooner or later has got to be fertile, far up inside you.

    they are light

  • In their memory there goes the little god, original, in the midst of it all, happiness like anything near the river-mouth.

    fabulous birds

  • The river-mouth that sooner or later has got to be fertile, far up inside her.

    they are light

  • If the river-mouth is faintly illumined and the truth of truth can still be trusted.

    diminish the moon

  • To chant, to sing at leisure, having only a brief day to cleanse themselves at the river-mouth, while the old one, the tame bear you, Ulysses! came home and lay on the beach with his belly and his balls in the air.

    who would quarrel with peace?

  • Salt marsh and wind-tidal flats are mostly confined to the back side of the barrier islands with fresh or brackish marshes associated with river-mouth delta areas.

    Ecoregions of Texas (EPA)

  • Out beyond that on the dim sea I saw ships – a line of great, black ships, coming up from the south and wheeling and heading in to the river-mouth.

    'Lavinia'

  • The river-mouth, wide and muddy, and the cane fields.

    A Shadow in Summer

  • At Sligo there is a wide river-mouth and at ebb tide most of it is dry sand, but all Sligo knew that in some way I cannot remember it was the spreading of the tide over the sand that left the narrow Channel fit for shipping.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

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