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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. "
Thomson's Seasons: Criticial Edition, Being a Reproduction of the Original ... - Page 99
by James Thomson - 1908 - 338 pages
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The Edinburgh Entertainer: Containing Historical and Poetical Collections ...

1750 - 355 pages
...fill'd : There, liftenlng every noife, his watchful dog. Smooth to the (helving brink a copious flood Rolls fair, and placid ; where collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down the fteep It thundering moots, and lhakes the country round. At. firft, an azure meet, it ruihes broad...
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The Works of James Thomson

James Thomson - 1774
...rwift-fhrinking T check my fteps, and view tile broken fcene. SMOOTH to the fhelving brink.a copious flood 590 Rolls fair, and placid; where collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down the fteep It thund'ring fhoots, and fhakes the country round. At firft, an azure fheet,. it rulhes broad...
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An excursion to the lakes in Westmoreland and Cumberland, August, 1773

William Hutchinson - England - 1774 - 193 pages
...cataract in his eye, when he wrote his feafons: " Smooth to the (helving brink, a copious flood Rolls fair and placid ; where collected all . " In one impetuous torrent down the deep *' It thundering Ihoots, and (hakes the country round. " At firft, an azure fheet it rufhes, broad...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1788
...fwift-ftu.inking I check my fteps, and view the broken fcene. P Smooth to the fhelving brink a copious flood Rolls fair, and placid; where collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down the fteep It thundering lhoots, and fhakes the country round. At firft, an azure fheet, it rufhes broad...
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 225 pages
...back, I check my steps, and view the broken scene. SMOOTH to the shelving brink a Copious flood 590 Rolls fair, and placid ; where collected all, In one...country round. At first, an azure sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, 595 And from the loud- resounding rocks below Dash'd...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 9

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...fwift-Dirii I check my ftcps, and view the broken fcene. Smooth to the (helving btink a copious flood Rolls fair, and placid ; where collected all, In one Impetuous torrent, down the fteep It thundering (hoots, and (bakes the country roufl At firft, an azure (heet, it rufhcs broad...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...pathless steeps, till at once it burst upon our view. Smooth to the shelving brink the copious flood Rolls fair and placid ; where collected all, In one...shoots, and shakes the country round. At first, an azure street, it ushers broad ; c J Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls ; And from the loud -resounding...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...my steps, and view the broken scene. " Smooth to the shelvmg brink, a copious flood VOL. ii. 3 B " Rolls fair and placid; where collected all " In one...thundering shoots, and shakes the country round." Thomson's Descrip. of a Cataract. The truth of the assertion is, I think, more strikingly evinced by...
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Sketches of some of the southern counties of Ireland: collected during a ...

George Holmes - Ireland - 1801 - 210 pages
...once it burst upon our view. Smooth to the shelving brink the copious flood Rolls fair and pkcid ; where collected all, In one impetuous torrent, down...shoots, and shakes the country round. At first, an azure street, it ushers broad ; Then whitening by degrees as prone it falls ; And from the loud-resounding...
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The works of mr. James Thomson, to which is prefixed the life of the author ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - History - 1802
...swift-shrinking back, I check my steps, and view the broken scene. Smooth to the shelving brink a copious flood Rolls fair and placid; where collected all, In one...country round. At first, an azure sheet, it rushes broad ; Then whitening by degrees, as prone it falls, And from the loud-resounding rocks below Dash'd in...
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