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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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Sir Walter Scott as a Poet

Gilbert Malcolm Sproat - 1871 - 102 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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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key. Adapted to the improved ed

Alexander Reid - 1872
...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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The poetical works of James Thomson. With life, critical diss., and ...

James Thomson - 1873
...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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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 9

James Comper Gray - 1876
...collected all in one Impetuous torrent, down tho steep it thund'ring shoots, and shakes the country round. At first an azure sheet it rushes broad, then...aloft a hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor even the torrid wave here finds repose, but raging still amid the shaggy rocks, now noshes o'er the...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - 1876
...sheet, it rushes broad : Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls. And from the loud-resounding abhorr'd in Catiline, n Decius charms, in Curtius...: The same ambition can destroy or save. And make lortur'd wave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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Science in Sport Made Philosophy in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

Robert Routledge - 1877 - 332 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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Summer

James Thomson - 1877 - 103 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 Cud repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scattered...
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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - 1878 - 642 pages
...broad ; Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls, And from the lond -resound ing roeks below Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. TTianam. Near the centre of the stream there is a small rocky islet, access to which is gained by an...
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The poetical works of James Thomson, ed. with a critical mem. by W.M. Rossetti

James Thomson - 1880
...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. " And tailing fast from gradual slope to slope." Page 65. Nor can the tortured wave here find repose...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

1891 - 527 pages
...collected nil In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thund'ring shoots, and shakes the country round. At first an azure sheet it rushes broad, Then...aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor even the torrid wave here finds repose, But raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the...
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