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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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The seasons, ed. with notes by A.T. Thomson

James Thomson - 1847
...sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls, * 595 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, 600 Now flashes o'er the...
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New Brunswick; with Notes for Emigrants: Comprehending the Early History, an ...

Abraham Gesner - 1847 - 388 pages
...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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Twenty lessons on British mosses

William Gardiner (A.L.S.) - 1849
...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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Thomson and Pollok: Containing The Seasons

James Thomson - 1849 - 438 pages
...sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, 595 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, 600 Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...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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Harper's Magazine, Volume 3

1851
...sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls, And from the lond-resounding rocks below Dash'd in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft...hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor can the tortor'd wave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scattered...
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Arundines Cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium Lusus Canori

Henry Drury - 1851 - 361 pages
... 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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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...sheet, it rushes broad: Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding unders roar Mustering their rage, and Heaven resembles Hell ? As he our darkness, cannot tortur'd nave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 3

1852
...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 Nur can the tortur'd wave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er...
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Thomson's Poetical Works

James Thomson, George Gilfillan - 1853 - 372 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, eoo Now flashes o'er the...
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