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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,... "
Le stagioni - Page 142
by James Thomson - 1826 - 412 pages
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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
...shakes the country round. At first, an azure sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as from it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below...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
...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...sheet, it rushes broad ; 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...
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Poetry for repetition, ed. by H. Twells

Henry Twells - 1864
...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...here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy nocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd fragments, now Aslant the hollow channel rapid darts ; T2 And...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...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...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: Liberty. Juvenile poems. Miscellaneous ...

James Thomson - 1866
...flood 590 Rolls fair and placid ; where, collected all In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round. At...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...
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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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Sir Walter Scott as a Poet

Gilbert Malcolm Sproat - 1871 - 102 pages
...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...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...
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Virgil in English Rhythm: With Illustrations from the British Poets, from ...

Virgil - 1871 - 330 pages
...copious flood Rolb fair, and placid ; where, collected all In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round. At...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...
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Angling; Or, How to Angle, and where to Go

Robert Blakey - 1871 - 188 pages
...down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round. At first an azure sheet, it issues broad, Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls ; And from the land-resounding rocks below Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless...
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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key. Adapted to the improved ed

Alexander Reid - 1872
...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...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...
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