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" To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread,... "
Uncle Oliver's travels, Persia [by J. Kitto]. - Page 33
by John Kitto - 1835
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 23

New Church gen. confer
...his serious thoughts had rest in heaven ; Like some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." I could illustrate this by several touching circumstances,...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...his serious thoughts had rest in heav'n : As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells-from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. " Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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Lectures on the sacred poetry of the Hebrews; tr. by G. Gregory ..., Volume 1

Robert Lowth (bp. of London.) - 1816
...serious thoughts had rest in heaven. ," As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, ." Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, ." Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, " Eternal sunshine settles on Jiis head.'" Deserted Village. T. There is another defect in...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its bead. PROVIDENCE. A HYMN. BY ADII1SON. THE Lord my pasture...
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The traveller, The deserted village, and other poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 pages
...his serious thoughts had rest in heav'n. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread. Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggting fence that skirts the vray With...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread , Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 90

England - 1861
...which gave them birth)" — " 'As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swelli from the rale and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.' " We are happy to know that a sweet foretaste of this...
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Peak scenery, or, Excursions in Derbyshire:: made chiefly for the purpose of ...

Ebenezer Rhodes - Derbyshire (England) - 1899
...Goldsmith has enriched his Deserted Village. " As some tall dill", that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and mid-way leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." The sunshine, it is true, was very far from being eternal,...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence, that skirts the way With...
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