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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 Complete Poetical Works of James Thomson

James Thomson - 1908 - 516 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...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 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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Palaestra: Untersuchungen und Texte aus der deutschen und englischen Philologie

1908
...Flood 0590 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; 595 Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding Bocks below Dash'd in...
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Thomson's Seasons: Criticial Edition, Being a Reproduction of the Original ...

James Thomson - 1908 - 338 pages
...Flood D590 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; 595 Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding Rocks below Dash'd in...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1860
...hurries forward with mad and irresistible vehemence, and " In one impetuous torrent down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round :...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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On Second Thought: Updating the Eighteenth-century Text

Debra Taylor Bourdeau, Elizabeth Kraft - 2007 - 301 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. (Summer G, 589-99)...
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English Composition: With Chapters on Precis Writing, Prosody and Style

William Murison - 1926 - 430 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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Latin and Greed Verse

...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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Colonial Magazine and East India Review, Volume 8

Peter Lund Simmonds, William Henry Giles Kingston - 1846
...collected all In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round ; Dash'd in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower ; With wild infracted course and lessen'd roar, It gains a safer bed, and steals at last Along the...
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Methodist Review, Volume 5

1822
...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 wbit'ning by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below, Dash'd in a cloud...
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