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" Shoots into port at some well-haven'd isle, Where spices breathe, and brighter seasons smile, There sits quiescent on the floods that show Her beauteous form reflected clear below, While airs impregnated with incense play Around her, fanning light her... "
The complete poetical works of William Cowper, with life and critical notice ... - Page 290
by William Cowper - 1855
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - 1918 - 364 pages
...Albion's coast, The storms all weathered and the ocean crossed, Shoots into port at some well-havened isle, Where spices breathe and brighter seasons smile,...While airs impregnated with incense play Around her, fanning light her streamers gay, So thou, with sails how swift, hast reached the shore 'Where tempests...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - 1918 - 364 pages
...crossed, Shoots into port at some well-havened isle, Where spices breathe and brighter seasons sjnile, There sits quiescent on the floods, that show Her...While airs impregnated with incense play Around her, fanning light her streamers gay, So thou, with sails how swift, hast reached the shore 'Where tempests...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 7

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1922
...Albion's8 coast, (The storms all weathered and the ocean crossed,) Shoots into port at some well-havened isle, Where spices breathe and brighter seasons smile...While airs impregnated with incense play Around her, fanning light her streamers gay, So thou, with sails how swift ! hast reached the shore "Where...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - 1924 - 898 pages
...Albion's coast (The storms all weathered and the ocean crossed) Shoots into port at some well-havened returns ; fanning light her streamers gay; So thou, with sails how swift ! hast reached the shore, " Where tempests...
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An Anthology of English Verse

John Drinkwater - 1924 - 368 pages
...Albion's coast (The storms all weathered and the ocean crossed) Shoots into port at some well-havened isle, Where spices breathe, and brighter seasons smile,...While airs impregnated with incense play Around her, fanning light her streamers gay; So thou, with sails how swift! hast reached the shore "Where tempests...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper - 2003 - 119 pages
...little to be lov'd, and thou so much, That I could ill requite thee to constrain Thy unbound spirit into bonds again. Thou, as a gallant bark from Albion's...cross'd) Shoots into port at some well-haven'd isle, 90 Where spices breathe and brighter seasons smile, There sits quiescent on the floods that show Her...
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William Cowper: Religion, Satire, Society

Conrad Brunstrom, Conrad Brunström - 2004 - 207 pages
...poem "On My Mother's Picture," the same image appears of the faithful Christian arrived at rest: Thou, as a gallant bark from Albion's coast (The storms...isle, Where spices breathe and brighter seasons smile, . . . So Thou, with sails how swift! hast reach'd the shore "Where tempests never beat nor billows...
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The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

Timothy Morton - 2006 - 300 pages
...mother, comparing the receipt of her picture and her death to the safe arrival of a ship in a spice port: Thou, as a gallant bark from Albion's coast (The storms...isle, Where spices breathe and brighter seasons smile. (On the Receipt of my Mother's Picture out of Norfolk, 88-91) The slippage between the dead mother's...
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