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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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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...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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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...of the beautiful lines of Goldsmith — ' 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.' This appears to be literally the case with these mountains...
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No Fiction:: A Narrative, Founded on Recent and Interesting Facts

Andrew Reed - 1819
...those beautiful lines of Goldsmith : " 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." Mrs. Russell, on the other hand, appeared the contrast...
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No Fiction: A Narrative, Founded on Recent and Interesting Facts, Volume 1

Andrew Reed - 1820
...those beautiful lines of Goldsmith : " 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 oil its head." Mrs. Russell, on the other hand, appeared the contrast...
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Travels in Italy, Greece and the Ionian Islands: In a Series of ..., Volume 1

Hugh William Williams - Greece - 1820
...Goldsmith by the sublime scenery of the Alps : 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. DESERTED VILLAGE. Placed amidst these tremendous solitudes,...
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An Oration, Pronounced at Charlestown, on the 4th July, 1821: At the Request ...

Paul Willard - Electronic book - 1821 - 16 pages
...which their ealumnies could never ascend. " Like some proud cliff that rears its awful form, Swells in the vale, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread. Eternal sunshine settles on its head." 16 This book should be returned to the Library on or...
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The Etonian, Volume 2

1821
...serious thoughts had rest in heav'n : As some tall rock, which lifts its awful form, Swells from tbe vale, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." M. STERLING. HAPPINESS. How few the moments of this...
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The Etonian

1820
...bis serious thoughts bad rest in heav'n : As some tall rock, which lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling cloads are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its bead." H. STERLING. HAPPINESS. How few the moments...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1858
...have had of his own splendid imagery ! — " As some tall cliff erects its awful form, Swell* from the vale, and midway leaves the storm; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread. Eternal sunshine settles on its head." I am not sure that I quote the passage correctly ; as,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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 Eternal sunshine settles on its head. [spread, Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way With...
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