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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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 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. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...
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The Cambrian Tourist; Or, Post-chaise Companion Through Wales ...

Wales - 1828 - 316 pages
...description of a mountain given by the Poet : " 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." GOLDSMITH. The comfortable inn, situated near this romantic...
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Expository Lectures on Paul's Epistles to the Corinthians

William Lothian - Bible - 1828 - 553 pages
...beautifully expressed in the following lines: " As some tall rock 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." GOLDSMITH. 32, 33. The Apostle, in all that he had said,...
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Journal of a Voyage to Quebec in the Year 1825: With Recollections of Canada ...

P. Finan - Canada - 1828 - 400 pages
...comparison of the country Clergyman :—• As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm : Though round its breast the gathering clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. It is a most singular fact that...
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The Unitarian Advocate, Volumes 3-4

Unitarianism - 1829
...imitates Claudian with skill so exquisite : '-4s some tall eK^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. lit altus Olympi Vertex; qui spatio ventos hiemesque...
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The Unitarian Advocate, Volume 4

Unitarianism - 1829
...imitates Claudian with skill so exquisite : ' ds some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds arc spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Ut altus Olympi Vertex, qui spatio ventos hiemesque...
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On genius, in which it is attempted to be proved that there is no mental ...

William Grisenthwaite - Genius - 1830 - 86 pages
...describes him by the following beautiful simile: "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." Here we have an assemblage of sensible objects familiar...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 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. , THE VILLAGE SCHOOLMASTER AND THE VILLAGE INN. BESIDE...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 29

1830
...and are above any storm in the clouds. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from th,i vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head •. " Their peace is well secured, their minds are sheltered,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lilis its awful form, Swells from good natured ; I like all that. But then reserved and sheepish, that's mu cloudi spread, ^ternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the...
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