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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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Quellenstudien zu Robert Burns, 1773-1791

Otto Ritter - 1901 - 260 pages
...broad; Then whitening by degrees. as prone it falls, And from the loud-resownding rocks below Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseleas shower. Nor can the tortured wave here find repose, . But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks,'...
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Black's Guide to Scotland

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - 1903 - 577 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." Thomson. An iron bridge leads to a rocky islet in mid-stream. STONEBYRES, the largest fall, is...
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English Studies in Interpretation and Composition for High Schools

Myra Soper Woodley, Oscar Israel Woodley - 1906 - 331 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, Then...aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor even the torrid wave here finds repose, But raging still among the craggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the...
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James Thomson

George Campbell Macaulay - 1908 - 259 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 shagoy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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Thomson's Seasons: Criticial Edition, Being a Reproduction of the Original ...

James Thomson - 1908 - 338 pages
...Sheet, it rushes broad; 595 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: 600 But, raging still amid the shaggy Rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter''d...
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Palaestra: Untersuchungen und Texte aus der deutschen und englischen Philologie

1908
...rushes broad; 595 Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding Bocks below Dash'd in a Cloud of Foam, it sends aloft A...hoary Mist, and forms a ceaseless Shower. Nor can the tortur'd Wave here find Repose: 6 But, raging still amid the shaggy Bocks, Now flashes o'er the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of James Thomson

James Thomson - 1908 - 516 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, 600 Now flashes o'er the...
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Complete Poetical Works

James Thomson - 1951 - 516 pages
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English Composition: With Chapters on Précis Writing, Prosody and Style

William Murison - 1910 - 396 pages
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Water in Nature

William Coles-Finch, Ellison Hawks - 1919 - 307 pages
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