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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature - Page 436
by H. Nolte - 1823
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton - 1799 - 124 pages
...the heav'n's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. Oft on a plat of rising ground, I hear the far-off curfew sound, Over some wide-water'd shore, Swinging slow with sullen roar; Or, if the air will not permit, Some still removed...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...differently. In the line Tumbling all precipitate down dash'd^ . .5. already quoted from the Ruins of Rome, there is an attempt to imitate the motion as well as the sound.. Vox. II. O Of vivacity as depending on the choice of words. The last of the four following lines from...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...Alittle differently. In the line Tumbling, all precipitate down dash'd, already quoted from the Ruins of Rome, there is an attempt to imitate the motion as well as the soundVOL. II. O Of vivacity as depending on the choice of words. The last of the four following lines...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...the heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she how'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud ; Oft on a plat of rising ground I hear the far-off curfew sound, Over some wide water'd shore. Swinging slow with snllen roar: Or, if the air will not permit, Some still removed place...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - English poetry - 1804
...the Heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. Oft on a plat of rising ground, I hear the far-off curfew sound, Over some wide-water'd shore, Swinging slow with sullen roar ; Or, if the air will not permit, Some still removed...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...the Heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. Oft on a plat of rising ground, I hear the far-off curfew sound, Over some wide-water' d shore, Swinging slow with sullen roar; Or, if the air will not permit, Some still removed...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...the heav'n's wide pathless way} And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stopping through a fleecy cloud. Oft on a plat of rising ground, I hear the far-off curfew sound, Over some wide-water'd shore, Swinging slow with sullen roar. Or if the air will not permit, Some still removed...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 312 pages
...Riding' near her highest noon ; And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. Oft on a plat of rising ground I hear the far-off curfew sound. Over some wide watered shore Swinging slow with solemn roar t Or, if the air will not permit, Some still removed place...
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The Port Folio, Volumes 5-6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1808
...stniilla di lontano Che piao '1 giorno pianger, che si muore. Mr. Wakefield cites Milton, II fen* seroso. Oft on a plat of rising ground, I hear the far-off curfew sound, Over some wide-water'd shore. Swinging wild with sullen roar. and adds — " This is excellently descriptive;...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...the heav'n's wide pathless way ; And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. Oft on a plat of rising ground, I hear the far-off curfew sound, Over some wide-water'd shore Swinging slow with sullen roar : Or if the air will not permit, Some still removed...
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