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" To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread,... "
The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith - Page 45
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 129 pages
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A Letter From a Member of the Univerfity of Oxford

1755
...hope and prayer is that she may be — "Like some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." But to trespass no longer — I do believe, my Lord,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...in heav'n. As some tall cliff that 'lifts its awful tbrm, Swells fronu the va.lt', and midway lehves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds...its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts (he way, With blossom'd furze, unprofitably gay; There, in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, The village...
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L'homme des champs; ou, Les géorgiques françoises

Jacques Delille - 1800 - 210 pages
...Swells from the vale , and midway leaves the storm, « Tho'round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, « Eternal sunshine settles on its head. «...yon straggling fence that skirts the way, « With blossomed furze unprofitably gay, « There, in his noisy mansion skill'd la rule , « The Tillage master...
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Œuvres, Volume 6

Jacques Delille - French literature - 1800
...from the vale, and midway leaves the sform, «- Tho' round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, K Eternal sunshine settles on its head. « Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, tt AVith blossomed furze unprofitably gay, c There, in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, « The village...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Poetry - 1803 - 148 pages
...To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skill 'd to rule, The village master taught his little school : A man severe he was, and stern to view,...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...them his heart, his love, his griefs were given'; But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm. Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. PROVIDENCE. A HYMN. BY ADDI30N. TRE Lord my pasture shall...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1806
...derived his beautiful and parallel simile ; which, in reality, i* little more than a free translation : * As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its head the rolling clouds ure spread. Eternal sun-shine settles on its head.' Dtscrted Village. Goldsmith...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...leaves the storm, Tho' round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles ou its head. Beside yon straggling; fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, Th pro in his noisy mansion, skiU'd to rule, The village-master taught his little school ; A man severe...
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The history of the rise, progress, and accomplishment of the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Clarkson - Slave-trade - 1808
...free from perturbation and discomposure. " As some tall cliff, thai lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds arc spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." Here then, on this august eminence, he hoped we...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...began." I cannot resist the temptation of adding the portrait of the schoolmaster -8 AMPLIFICATION-. " Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, "...furze, unprofitably gay, " There in his noisy mansion, skill' j to rule, ' Tiic village master taught his little school : ' A man severe he was, and stern...
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