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Le stagioni - Page 142
by James Thomson - 1826 - 412 pages
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The seasons; with his life, by mr. Murdoch

James Thomson - 1806
...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 Dash'd iji a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist,...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: Collated with the Best Editions:

James Thomson, Thomas Park - 1808
...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...broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, Aud from the loud-resounding rocks below Dash'd in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the conutry round. At first an azure sheet, it rnshe* broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud resounding rocks below * A young lady, well-known to the author, who dird at the age of eighteen,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 526 pages
...one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round* At 6rst, an azure sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by...of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceasiless ihower. Nor ran the torturM wave here find repose : But, raging still amid the shaggy rocks,...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...17:38. Jk-r. her epitaph in asiuWijurnt (•-,'- Of ttu* VOk In one impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round* At...rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it fall*. And from the loud-resounding rocks below Dash'd in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary mist,...
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The Bard, Or, The Towers of Morven: A Legendary Tale

Evan Jones - 1810 - 160 pages
...impetuous torrent, down 'the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country . round: At first an agate 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. A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless...
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The seasons; to which is prefixed the life of the author

James Thomson - 1811 - 236 pages
...down the steep It thnnde ring shoots, and shakes the conntry ronnd. At first an azare sheet, it rnshes broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the lond-resonnding rocks below Dash'd in a clond of foam, ii sends aloft A hoary irmt, and forms a ceaseless...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 10, Issue 4

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1812
...copious flood Rolls fair and placid, where, collected all, Inoiie impetuous torrent, down tlte steep In 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 form a coneless...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton - 1812
...copious flood Rolls fair and placid, where, collected all. In one impetuous torrent, down the steep In thundering shoots, and shakes the country round. At...rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees as prone it tails, And from the loud resounding rocks below JJiiili'tl in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 19

1812
...doivn the deep It thundering (hoots, and (hakes the country round. At firft an azure ftreet, it ufliers broad ; * Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls; And from the loud-refounding rocks below Dafh'd iri a cloud of foam, it fends aloft A hoary .-»lit , and forms...
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