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" On a rock, whose haughty brow, Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Robed in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the Poet stood ; (Loose his beard, and hoary hair Streamed, like a meteor, to the troubled air) And with a Master's hand, and Prophet's... "
English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ... - Page 61
by English poetry - 1844
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The British Essayists;: Observer

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood; (Loose his beard and hoary hair Stream'd like a meteor to the troubled air) And with a master's...prophet's fire Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre. Let the living muses speak for themselves ; I have all the warmth of a friend, but not the presumption...
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The British Essayists;: Observer

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...Gray's enthusiastic bard— On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Rob'd in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood; (Loose his beard and hoary hair Stream'd like a meteor to the troubled air) And with a master's hand and prophet's fire Struck the...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...Marchers, whose lands lay on the borders of Wales, and probably accompanied the King in this expedition. And with a Master's hand, and Prophet's fire, Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre. ' Hark, how each giant-oak, and desert cave, ' Sighs to the torrent's awful voice beneath! ' O'er thee, oh King ! their...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1807
...Dear as these eyes, that weep in fondness o'er thee." Gray tells us that the image of his " Bard " Loose his beard and hoary hair, Streamed like a METEOR to the troubled air, was taken from a picture of the supreme being by Raphael. It is however remarkable, and somewhat ludicrous,...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volumes 6-7

1809
...Conwaj's foaming flood, Kob'd in the sable garb of wo, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; Loose hid beard and hoary hair, Streamed like a- meteor to the...prophet's fire Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre." "The silent picture of the painter is more vivid and impressive than the spcuking picture of the poet....
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...|>oet stood (Loose his beard, and hoary hair Str*an»M, like a meteor, to the troubled air) ; BOOK II. t the billows and the sky. § 3. Edwin and Angdma. A Ballad. Goldsmith ' Tu»jr, gentle Hermit of i giant-oak, and desert cave ' Siglii to the torrent's awful voice beneath! ' O'er thee, O king ! their...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...his quivering lance. On a rock whose haughty brow Vnm us o'er old Conway's foaming flood, )-' 'i!>M in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood (Loose his beard, and hoary hair Streaui'd, like a meteor, to the troubled air); And with a master's hand, and prophet's fire, Struck...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

Anecdotes - 1809
...Sempronius says, " My voice is still for tear." jSee what Addison says, Spectator, Vol. IV. No. 309, " (Loose his beard and hoary hair Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air.J" GRAY'S Bard. This simile seems to have been suggested by a passage ia Milton, Par. Lost. b....
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Robed in the sable garb of wo, With haggard eyes the Poet stood ; (Loose his beard, and hoary hair Stream'd, like a meteor, to the troubled air) And with a Master's hand, and Prophet's fire, Struck...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; (Loose his beard', and hoary hair Stream'd, like a mr-teor, s did, and giant-oak, and desert cave, Schs to the torrent's awful voice beneath ! O'erthee.oh king! their hundred...
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