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" ... Smooth to the shelving brink a copious flood Rolls fair, and placid; where collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round. At first, an azure sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees,... "
The Adviser: Or, The Moral and Literary Tribunal ... - Page 79
by John Bristed - 1803
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Palaestra: Untersuchungen und Texte aus der deutschen und englischen Philologie

1908
...rushes broad; 595 Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding Bocks below Dash'd in a Cloud of Foam, it sends aloft A...hoary Mist, and forms a ceaseless Shower. Nor can the tortur'd Wave here find Repose: 6 But, raging still amid the shaggy Bocks, Now flashes o'er the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of James Thomson

James Thomson - 1908 - 516 pages
...broad ; Then, whitening by degrees as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor can the tortured wave here find repose ; But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, 600 Now flashes o'er the...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1860
...vehemence, and " In one impetuous torrent down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round : At first an azure sheet, it rushes broad ;...hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor can the tortured wave here find repose; But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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James Thomson: Essays for the Tercentenary

Richard Terry, Reader in Eighteenth-Century English Literature Richard Terry - 2000 - 279 pages
...Sheet, it rushes broad; Then whitening by Degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding Rocks below Dash'd in a Cloud of Foam, it sends aloft...hoary Mist, and forms a ceaseless Shower. Nor can the tortur'd Wave here find Repose: But, raging still amid the shaggy Rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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On Second Thought: Updating the Eighteenth-century Text

Debra Taylor Bourdeau, Elizabeth Kraft - 2007 - 301 pages
...broad; Then, whitening by degrees as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist and forms a ceaseless shower. (Summer G, 589-99) Thomson's 1744 revisions entail a change to the more dramatic the torrent he...
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Latin and Greed Verse

...broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below, Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor can the tortured wave here find repose ; But raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scattered...
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Methodist Review, Volume 5

1822
...sheet, it rushes broad : Then wbit'ning by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below, Dash'd in a cloud of foam it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower." -Deiim N ;.mi | nc ireperomnes Terrasque tractusque mans, coelumque profundom. V n; THE Geysers in...
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English Composition: With Chapters on Precis Writing, Prosody and Style

William Murison - 1926 - 430 pages
...broad ; Then, whitening by degrees as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist and forms a ceaseless shower ; Nor can the tortured wave here find repose ; But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scattered...
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Colonial Magazine and East India Review, Volume 8

Peter Lund Simmonds, William Henry Giles Kingston - 1846
...collected all In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round ; Dash'd in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower ; With wild infracted course and lessen'd roar, It gains a safer bed, and steals at last Along the...
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