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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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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - 1828 - 500 pages
...current, where 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 ; the quick and vehement vociferations of the boatmen ; the rapidity of the stream increasing as the...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 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 torlur*d wave here find repose : Bat, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatteijd...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...thundering shoots, and shakes the country round. At first, an azure sheet, it rushes broad ; Then wliitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud resounding...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 scattcr'd...
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Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham & Northumberland, illustr. from drawings by ...

Thomas Rose (topographical writer.) - 1832
...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 A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower." - ' CUMBERLAND, DUllHAM, AND NORTHUMBERLAND. 53 MITFORD CASTLE, NORTHUMBERLAND. The village...
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Views of the Lakes in the North of England, from Original Paintings by the ...

John Robinson - 1833
...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 tortured wave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scalter'd...
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Narrative of a Journey to the Falls of the Cavery: With an Historical and ...

H. Jervis - 1834 - 144 pages
...rushes into the middle of the river in two columns. "And from the loud resounding rocks below, " Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft " A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. 1 ' THOMPSON. probably upon the smaller fish precipitated down the stream. When the river is quite...
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The Seasons, with the life of the author, by S. Johnson

James Thomson - 1836
...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 nicks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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The Season: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

James Thomson - 1836 - 192 pages
..." Then, whitening by degrees, as prone it falls.- "\Q >T And from the loud-resounding rocks below 7 Dash'd in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor can the tprtur'd wave here find repose Hut, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, i X" Now flashes o'er...
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Wanderings and Excursions in North Wales: Fifty-one Engravings, by Radclyffe ...

Thomas Roscoe - 1837 - 261 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 tortured wave here find repose, But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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The Seasons: and Castle of Indolence

James Thomson - 1838 - 220 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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