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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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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - 1876
...lady who died at the age of eighteen, in the year 1738. In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It h fear of lortur'd wave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volumes 9-10

James Comper Gray - 1876
...flood rolls fair and placid, where collected all in one Impetuous torrent, down tho steep it thund'ring shoots, and shakes the country round. At first an...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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Science in Sport Made Philosophy in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

Robert Routledge - 1877 - 332 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...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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Summer

James Thomson - 1877 - 103 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...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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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - 1878 - 642 pages
...so shaken as to spill water in a glass." Garnet's Tour through the Highlands. At first, an nzurc sheet, it rushes 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...
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The poetical works of James Thomson, ed. with a critical mem. by W.M. Rossetti

James Thomson - 1880
...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. " And tailing...
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The Heart of the Alleghanies; Or, Western North Carolina: Comprising Its ...

Wilbur Gleason Zeigler - 1883 - 386 pages
...murmurs, as it verges a precipice ' Where, collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round :...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. ' " The other...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

1891 - 527 pages
...flood Rolls fair and placid, where collected nil In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thund'ring shoots, and shakes the country round. At first an...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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The Seasons: And The Castle of Indolence

James Thomson - 1891 - 436 pages
...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...broad ; Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls, 595 And from the loud-resounding rocks below Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist,...
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The Seasons: And The Castle of Indolence

James Thomson - 1891 - 436 pages
...; Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls, 595 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 scattered...
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