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" Twas when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts of wind, A damsel lay deploring All on a rock reclined. Wide o'er the foaming billows She cast a wistful look; Her head was crown'd with willows That trembled o'er the brook. " ' Twelve months are gone... "
Tales for the marines ... - Page 113
by Henry Augustus Wise - 1857 - 436 pages
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An Improved Grammar of the English Language, on the Inductive System: With ...

Bradford Frazee - English language - 1845 - 192 pages
...when the seas were roaring — A damsel lay deploring. The last two couplets mixed alternately, thus : 'Twas when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts...wind, A damsel lay deploring, All on a rock reclined. Gray. xa X 4. His aspect and his air imprest A troubled memory on my breast, And long upon my startled...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 429 pages
...kind. Upon a mountain, Beneath a fountain. Three Iambuses, with hypermeter of the same kind. 'T was when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts of wind, A damsel lay deploring, All on a rock reclined. four Iambuses. And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage. Five laminaes, or the...
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Subjects and selections for Latin and Greek composition, by W. Dobson

William Dobson - 1845
...litera; interiores. Atque hsec domestica. Cicero to Appius. WEDNESDAY, September 22. Into Latin Elegiacs. Twas when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts of wind, A damsel lay deploring, All on a rock reclin'd. Wide o'er th'e foaming billows • She cast a wistful look ; Her head was crown'd with willows,...
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

Nathaniel Parker Willis - English literature - 1845 - 600 pages
...we all dissembled. MATTHEW PRIOB TWAS WHEN THE SEAS WERE ROARING. TWA* wlien the seas were roaring i With hollow blasts of wind, A damsel lay deploring, All on a rock reclined : Wide o'er the foaming billows She cast a wistfu! look; Her head was crowned with willows, That trembled...
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The principles of Latin and English grammar: designed to facilitate the ...

Alexander Adam, William Pyper - English language - 1846 - 324 pages
...They neither added nor confounded, They neither wanted nor abounded. 3. In verses of six syllables. 'Twas when the seas were roaring, With hollow blasts of wind, A damsel lay dejploring, All on a rock reclin'd. Gay. N 4. In verses of seven syllables. As Palemon, unsuspecting,...
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Elements of English grammar, for ... ladies' schools

Robert Gordon Latham - 1849
...line. In every first and third verse there is a supernumerary syllable. This makes the rhyme double. 'Twas when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts...wind, A damsel lay deploring, All on a rock reclined. Wide o'er the foaming billows She cast a wistful look ; Her head was crown M with willows, 4. Second...
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Elements of English Grammar

R.G. Latham - 1849
...line. In every first and third verse there is a supernumerary syllable. This makes the rhyme double. Twas when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts...wind, A damsel lay deploring, All on a rock reclined. Wide o'er the foaming billows She cast a wistful look ; Her head was crown'd with willows, 4. Second...
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A grammar of the English language for ... commercial schools

Robert Gordon Latham - History - 1850
...line. In every first and third verse there is a supernumerary syllable. This makes the rhyme double. 'Twas when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts...wind, A damsel lay deploring, All on a rock reclined. Wide o'er the foaming billows She cast a wistful look ; Her head was crown'd with willows, That trembled...
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Wissenschaftliche Grammatik der englischen Sprache von E. Fiedler (C. Sachs).

Eduard Fiedler, Karl Ernst A. Sachs - 1850
...cf. 31 etc., P. 256. e) Gay's Stanza hat 3füssige Jambics mit altern, rhyme: (the odd lines double) 'Twas when the seas were roaring with hollow blasts...wind, a Damsel lay deploring all on a rock reclined. so bei den neueren Lyrikern sehr gewöhnlich nach Gay's Vorbilde. Aehnliche kurze Strophen von 4 —...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...lines is xa X 3 + ; for the even lines, x aX 3. The rhymes are alternate, and the odd rhymes double. " ack and white, nay, even the very cat and dog, enjoyed...community of privilege, and had each a prescriptiv ; Wide o'er the foaming billows She cast a wistful look ; Her head was crown'd with willows, That trembled...
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