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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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North Wales ... delineated from two excursions

William Bingley - 1814 - 80 pages
...where collected, In one impetuous torrent, down the steep, It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round. At first an azure sheet it rushes broad ; Then...Dash'd in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mis):, and forms a ceaseless shower. IXANDYGAI. . . . , . . j • iii . . At Llandygai, The Church...
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The seasons; to which is added the life of the author

James Thomson - 1816
...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 seatter'd...
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Observations, Moral, Literary, and Antiquarian: Made During a Tour ..., Volume 2

John Milford - 1818
...describe the scene, " In one impetuous torrent down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round; At first an azure sheet, it rushes broad :...aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower." The stream, now joined to the waters of the Nera, runs foaming down the valley. The mountains around...
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The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence ...

James Thomson, Dr. Johnson - 1818 - 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, JN'ow flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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The steam boat companion; and stranger's guide to the Western islands and ...

Steam boat companion - 1820
...sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as from 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 flushes o'er the scatter'd...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1820 - 807 pages
...sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding ach Kternal Wisdom how to rule — Then drop into thyself, and be a fool ! Superior beings, tortur'd wave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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The English reading book, in verse

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 212 pages
...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 ;...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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Miss Linwood's gallery of pictures in worsted, Leicester square

Mary Linwood - 1822 - 24 pages
...an azure sheet, it rushes broad; Then whit'ning by degrees, as prone it ¡alls And from the Ion«! resounding rocks below, Dash'd in a cloud of foam...hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor can the tortur'd wave here find repose; But raging still beneath the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scattered...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...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 tortured wave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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Killarney and the Surrounding Scenery: Being a Complete Itinerary of the Lakes

George Nelson Smith - 1822 - 221 pages
...or gushing across each other. The lowest fall is hid by the underwood. 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. THOMSON. After an interval of shrubby borders and grassy projections, the banks shelve into the channel...
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