The Powers of Genius, a poem. (Illustrations of Genius from authors, ... attached to the poem in an appendix.)
Albion Press: : Printed by J. Cundee, Ivy Lane, for T. Williams, Stationers' Court, and T. Hurst, Paternoster-Row, 1804 - 155 pages
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ADDRESS admiration appears APPENDIX arms bard beam bear beauty behold beneath bids bold breast breath clouds course criticism dark death deep delight discovers divine dwell early earth excellence fall feel fields Fingal fire force Genius give gloomy glory hand head hear heard heart heaven honours Hope human imagination Invention Italy kindled king lead light literature live looks meet MIDNIGHT mighty mind morning mountains mournful move muse Nature never night o'er Ossian passions peace plains poem poet poetry present reason rest rise rock roll Rome round rules says scene shades sleep smile song sorrow soul sound speak spirit spread storm strain stream strength striking sublimity taste tears terror thee thou thoughts thro tion truth virtue voice wandering waves wild winds wings writers written youth
Page 98 - Thus Satan, talking to his nearest mate, With head uplift above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed ; his other parts besides, Prone on the flood, extended long and large, Lay floating many a rood...
Page 92 - O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.
Page 91 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, Fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up : It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his Maker?
Page 112 - Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam...
Page 94 - The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them. Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
Page 92 - Princes shall come out of Egypt: Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
Page 92 - The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God : even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.
Page 89 - And it shall come to pass in the day that the LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy...