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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 Family monitor

1831
...those beautiful lines of Goldsmith,— " As some tall cliff 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." His conscience, meantime, is like a clear and tranquil...
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The Lady of the Manor: Being a Series of Conversations on the ..., Volume 4

Mary Martha Sherwood - Conduct of life - 1831
...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 !' " When Edmund had repeated this beautiful quotation...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Electronic book - 1831 - 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. « LESSON XLII. Parody* on the preceding. — BLACKWOOD'S...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

American literature - 1833
...in the condition expressed by the poet — Ae 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 epreud, Eternal iunnhine «eitles on its head. In the process of qualification for his high and all-important...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

Bela Bates Edwards - Theology - 1833
...free from perturbation and discomposure. ' 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 then, on this august eminence, he hoped we should...
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Selections from the Writings of Mrs. Sarah Hall: Author of Conversations on ...

Sarah Hall - American essays - 1833 - 180 pages
...repeated these 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 otherjiand, appeared the contrast...
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“The” Works of Mrs. Sherwood: Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published ...

Mary Martha Sherwood - Children's literature - 1835
...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 oa its head !' " When Edmund had repeated this beautiful quotation...
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An abridgment of Hiley's English grammar: together with appropriate exercises

Richard Hiley - 1834 - 178 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. GOLDSMITH. Exercises on the Rules for Spelling Words,...
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An Address, Delivered at Lexington, on the 19th (20th) April, 1835

Edward Everett - Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775 - 1835 - 66 pages
...people a pillar of safety and strength :— 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, i Eternal sunshine settles on its head. And so he looked forward to the impending struggle,...
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Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia: With an Appendix ...

Ralph Randolph Gurley - African Americans - 1835 - 396 pages
...all the discomposing vicissitudes of life. "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 sun-shine settles on its head." CHAPTER XV. FEW men give stronger proofs of disinterestedness,...
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