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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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...couch'd his quivering lance. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old runway'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...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...believ'd. GRAY'S Odes, ' 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...
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The Bard, Or, The Towers of Morven: A Legendary Tale

Evan Jones - Electronic book - 1810 - 160 pages
...launches his little bark into the ocean of public discrimination. . ' THE BARD. CHAP. I. • '- Rob'd in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood : And with a master's hand, and prophet's fire, Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre. (,'ja* IjOUD howled...
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The pulpit; or, A biographical and literary account of eminent ..., Volume 2

Garnet Terry - 1812
...picture of his 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...Streamed, like a meteor, to the troubled air ;) And with a poet's hand and prophet's fire Struck the deep sorrows of bis lyre." , * Guess my surprise, when, on...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1813 - 186 pages
...foaming flood, "Robed in the sable garb of wo, ** With hagard eyes the poet stood; B (Loose his be aid and hoary hair ** Streamed, like a meteor, to the troubled air:) " And with a poet's hand and prophet's fire, " Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre." Guess my surprise, when, on...
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North Wales ... delineated from two excursions

William Bingley - 1814 - 80 pages
...suited to such a scene. High on a rock, whose haughty browFrowns o'er old Conwy s foaming flo. d, 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...
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The Literary Panorama, Volume 6

English literature - 1809
...sentiment, to those verses : " On a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er'old Conway's foaming flow!, Rnb'd in the sable garb of woe. With haggard eyes the poet stood ; (Loose his beard, and hoary hair Slream'd, like a meteor, to the troubled airl And with a master's hand, and prophet's firf Struck the...
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Readings on Poetry

Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Maria Edgeworth - English poetry - 1816 - 212 pages
...are finely introduced. " On a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Comvay's foaming flood, Robed in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet...prophet's fire, Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre." The Bard is represented standing In black robes on a rock that hung over the river Conway. Haughty...
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...expedition. GRAY. I. 2. On a rock, whose haughty brow 15 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 Stream'd, like a meteor, to the troubled air) 20 And with a master's hand, and prophet's fire, Struck...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1816 - 615 pages
...brow " Froicas o'er old Conway's foaming flood, " Robed in the sable garb of woo, " With haggard eye the poet stood. '• Loose his beard and hoary hair " Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air." Of these lines, the two first present a picture which the imagination naturally views from below :...
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