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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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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - 1828 - 500 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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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - 1828 - 500 pages
...copious flood I Mil Is 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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 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...hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. Nor can the torlur*d wave here find repose : Bat, raging still amid the shaggy rocks, Now flashes o'er the scatteijd...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 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 first, an azure sheet, it rushes broad ; Then wliitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud resounding rocks below Dash'd in a cloud...
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Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham & Northumberland, illustr. from drawings by ...

Thomas Rose (topographical writer.) - 1832
...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...aloft A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower." -• • ' CUMBERLAND, DUllHAM, AND NORTHUMBERLAND. 53 MITFORD CASTLE,— NORTHUMBERLAND. The village...
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Views of the Lakes in the North of England, from Original Paintings by the ...

John Robinson - 1833
...copious flood Rolls fair and placid ; where, collected all 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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Narrative of a Journey to the Falls of the Cavery: With an Historical and ...

H. Jervis - 1834 - 144 pages
...rushes into the middle of the river in two columns. "And from the loud resounding rocks below, " Dashed in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft " A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless shower. 1 ' THOMPSON. probably upon the smaller fish precipitated down the stream. When the river is quite...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - 1835 - 280 pages
...Rolls fair and placid ; where, collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down the steep : ujn: .•It thundering shoots, and shakes the country round. At...it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below ..• K\\^Dash'd ift a cloud of foam, it sends aloft , ., . - i.-s A hoary mist, and forms a ceaseless...
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The Seasons, with the life of the author, by S. Johnson

James Thomson - 1836
...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 nicks, Now flashes o'er the scatter'd fragments, now Aslant the hollo w'd channel rapid darts; And...
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The Season: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

James Thomson - 1836 - 192 pages
...In one Impetuous torrent, down the steep It thundering shoots, and shakes the country rotmd At Bret, an azure sheet, it rushes broad ; " Then, whitening by degrees, as prone it falls.- "\Q >T And from the loud-resounding rocks below 7 Dash'd in a cloud of foam, it sends aloft A hoary...
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