German Ocean


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German Ocean

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(Placename) a former name for the North Sea
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from the bleak coast that hears The German Ocean roar, deep-blooming, strong, And yellow hair'd, the blue-eyed Saxon came.
The German Ocean has swallowed up streets, market-places, jetties, and public walks; and the merciless waters, consummating their work of devastation, closed, no longer than eighty years since, over the salt-master's cottage at Aldborough, now famous in memory only as the birthplace of the poet CRABBE.
At last the violet rim of the German Ocean appeared over the green edge of the Norfolk coast, and the driver pointed with his whip to two old brick and timber gables which projected from a grove of trees.
The small team of the German Ocean Foundation left Hamburg a few days ago, and will stop in multiple cities along the way before it's due to arrive in Paris for the UN climate summit, the COP21, in December.

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