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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 Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 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 strangling fence that skirts the way, With...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 127 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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Tales of the Scottish Covenanters

Robert Pollok - Covenanters - 1842 - 331 pages
...his serious thoughts had vent 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. FOURTEEN years had passed over this happy family, when...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 5

1842
...used, I fancy to describe a similar scene, " Like some tall cliff it 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." We had sailed from Madeira seven days, when to our reminiscences...
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The Baptist Memorial and Monthly Chronicle, Volume 1

Baptists - 1842
...the so often quoted lines of Goldsmith : "As some tall clift, 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. I have lately met with a passage in...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar ..., Volume 10

North Carolina Bar Association - Bar associations - 1908
...from his labors, reminding us in his death, "Of 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." MR. ROBINSON : Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen ;...
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Proceedings ..., Volume 37

New York State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1914
...stands before you to-night " Like some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the valley and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread Eternal sunshine settles on its head." with the fact that I have not met a man I think since...
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Improvement Era, Volume 1, Issue 2

Mormons - 1898 - 1146 pages
...partook of the light and joys of eternity. "As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form Clear from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." "Since I have worsted you in argument, let us jump at...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 16

English literature - 1816
...Goldsmith had compared his Parish Priest ' To 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 is one of the most simple and sublime passages...
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Marxism, Science, and the Movement of History

Alan R. Burger, Hyman R. Cohen, David H. DeGrood - Communism - 1980 - 298 pages
...or not, he has an inevitable eminence: As some tall cliff, that lifts its mighty 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. These lines of Goldsmith's I have long known and loved...
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