You may as soon sip up the Severn, and swallow Mavern. That is, sip up a great river, and swallow a range of hills ; a saying used to persons proposing an impossibility.

A provincial glossary

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I choose to listen to the river for a while, thinking river thoughts, before joining the night and the stars.  (Edward Abbey)

http://www.rivers.gov/quotations.html

foto – hastings river port macquarie jan 2011

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