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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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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 425 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 tortured wave here find repose; But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, COO Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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AMERICAN TRAVEL

T. ADDISON RICHARDS - 1857
...azure 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." The most familiar point of observation is the Pulpit, an immense cliff which projects far into the...
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The seasons, Britannia, and The castle of indolence

James Thomson - 1862
...country round. At first, an azure sheet, it rushes broad. Then, whitening by degrees, as prone it falla, And from the loud resounding rocks below Dash'd in...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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The Life of General Sir Howard Douglas, Bart., G.C.B., G.C.M.G., F.R.S., D.C ...

Stephen Watson Fullom - 1863 - 431 pages
...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 tortured wave here find repose, But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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The Life of General Sir H. Douglas, from His Notes, Conversations, and ...

Stephen Watson Fullom - 1863 - 463 pages
...; Then whitening by degrees, as from it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below Dash'd in n 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 scatter'd...
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Poetry for repetition, ed. by H. Twells

Henry Twells - 1864
...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 nocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...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 scattered...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ...

James Thomson - 1868 - 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, coo Now flashes o'er the...
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The Seasons: A Poem. Compared with the London and Edinburgh Ed

James Thomson - 1869
...T!i::n whitening by degrees, as prune it falls, 5!)b And from thy loud-resounding rocks lielow 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 roeks, 600 Now flashes o'er the...
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Virgil in English Rhythm: With Illustrations from the British Poets, from ...

Virgil - 1871 - 330 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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