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" A more pleasing retreat could not easily be found. The woods and glades intermixed; the winding of the river; the variety of the ground; the splendid ruin, contrasted with the objects of nature; and the elegant line formed by the summits of the hills,... "
The Wye tour, or Gilpin on the Wye - Page 74
by Thomas Dudley Fosbroke, William Gilpin - 1834
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1796
...intenvixcd ; the winding of the river; the variety of the ground ; the * fplendid ruin, contrailed with the objects of nature; and the elegant line formed by the fummits of the hills, which include the whole ; make all together a very inchanting piece of fccnery....
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Descriptive account of Tintern abbey, Monmouthshire ... selected from Grose ...

Tintern Monm, abbey - 1798
...glades intermixed ; the winding of the river ; the variety cúthe ground; the fplendid ruin, contrafled with the objects of nature ; and the elegant line formed by the fummits of the hills, which include the whole; make all together a very inchantirig piece of fcenery....
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Observations on the River Wye: And Several Parts of South Wales, &c ...

William Gilpin - Aesthetics - 1800 - 154 pages
...glades intermixed ; the winding of the river ; the variety of the ground ; the fplendid ruin, contrafted with the objects of nature ; and the elegant line formed by the fummits of the hills which include the whole, make all together a very enchanting piece of fcenery....
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Monmouthshire. Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and ...

Charles Heath - 1806 - 116 pages
...circular valley, beautifully screened on all sides by woody hills ; through which the river winds it course; and the hills closing on its entrance, and...the summits of the hills, which include the whole; mako all together a very inchanting piece of scenery. Every thing around breathes an air so calm, and...
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Antiquarian and Topographical Cabinet: Containing a Series of Elegant Views ...

James Storer - Great Britain - 1809
...entrance, and on its exit, leave no room for inclement blasts to enter. A more pleasing retreat could not be found. The woods and glades intermixed ; the winding...make, altogether, a very enchanting piece of scenery. • From the length of the nave, the height of the walls, the aspiring form of the pointed arches,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 25

1829
...adopt the language of one who has been pronounced an oracle in all that concerns the picturesque,) — the winding of the river, — the variety of the ground,...the summits of the hills which include the whole, mike altogether a very enchanting piece of scenery. Every thing around breathes an air so calm and...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines

1829
...adopt the language of one who has been pronounced an oracle in all that concerns the picturesque, — " the winding of the river, — the variety of the ground,...make altogether a very enchanting piece of scenery. Everything around breathes an air so calm and tranquil, so sequestered from the commerce of life, that...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 25

1829
...adopt the language of one who has been pronounced an oracle in all that concerns the picturesque,)— the winding of the river, — the variety of the ground,...the summits of the hills which include the whole, mike altogether a very enchanting piece of scenery. Every thing around breathes an air so calm and...
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The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science, and arts ...

1829
...adopt the language of one who has heen pronounced an oracle in all that concerns the picturesque) — the winding of the river — the variety of the ground — the splendid ruin, contrasted with the ohjects of nature, and the elegant line formed hy the summits of the hills which include the whole,...
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Wales illustrated, views engr. from drawings by H. Gastineau, accompanied by ...

1830
...entrance, and on its exit, leave no room for inclement blasts to enter. A more pleasing retreat could not be found. The woods and glades intermixed ; the winding...make altogether a very enchanting piece of scenery. Although the exterior appearance of the ruins is not equal to the inside view, yet in some positions,...
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