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    What means "gales"?

    Please help me to understand the meaning of the "gales" and the structure of the sentence in Byron's lyric:
    ............................. from his intent:
    Gales the warring waves which plough,
    By Auster on the billows spent,
    To curb the Adriatic main,
    Would awe his fix'd determined mind in vain.

    PS: If possible, could somebody say the same in simple understandable English?

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    Re: What means "gales"?

    "yet he" of course.


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