Bellgrove castle; or, The horrid spectre!, Volume 1

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Page 170 - Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost.
Page 215 - And thick around the woodland hymns arise. Roused by the cock, the soon-clad shepherd leaves His mossy cottage, where with peace he dwells ; And from the crowded fold, in order, drives His flock, to taste the verdure of the morn.
Page 33 - Meantime you gain the height, from whose fair brow The bursting prospect spreads immense around : And snatch'd o'er hill and dale, and wood and lawn And verd-ant field, and darkening heath between And villages embosom'd soft in trees, And spiry towns by surging columns mark'd Of household smoke, your eye excursive roams...
Page 33 - Wide-stretching from the Hall, in whose kind haunt The hospitable Genius lingers still, To where the broken landscape, by degrees, Ascending, roughens into rigid hills; O'er which the Cambrian mountains, like far clouds That skirt the blue horizon, dusky rise.
Page 31 - This castle had been a place of great strength in former days, and, by its formidable bulwarks, had repelled many a furious invader.
Page 129 - Orlando commended the honesty of his guide, and promised that he would do all that lay in his power to procure him a lawful and suitable employment.

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