Stand, never overlooked, our favourite elms, That screen the herdsman's solitary hut ; While far beyond, and overthwart the stream, That, as with molten glass, inlays the vale, The sloping land recedes into the clouds ; Displaying on its varied side the... The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ... - Page 341by John Britton - 1801Full view
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Ian L. Donnachie, Ian Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - History - 2004 - 400 pages
...Olney. While far beyond and overthwart"1 the stream That as with molten glass inlays the vale, 170 The sloping land recedes into the clouds; Displaying...hedge-row beauties numberless, square tow'r," Tall spire,32 from which the sound of cheerful bells Just undulates upon the list'ning ear, 175 Groves,...