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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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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 3

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...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...
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The bard, with illustr. from drawings by the honourable mrs. John Talbot [ed ...

Thomas Gray - 1837
...couched his quivering lance. N 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...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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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...not excepted. (>> I. 2. " 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 airj And with a master's hand, and prophet's fire, Struck...
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Poems. Dramas. Criticism relating to poetry and the belles-lettres

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...eyes the Poet stood ; (Loose his beard and hoary hair Stream'd, like a meteor, to the troubled airj And with a master's hand, and prophet's fire, Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre. ' Hark how eacli giant-oak, and desert cave, Sighs to the torrent's awful voice beneath ! O'er thee, O King I...
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Lyric Poetry of Glees, Madrigals, Catches, Rounds, Canons, and Duets: As ...

Songs, English - 1840 - 624 pages
...Basses.) ON a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Robed in a sable garble of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; Loose his beard, and hoary hair Stream'd like a meteor through the troubled air, And with a master's hand and prophet's fire Struck...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...quivering lance. I. 2. 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 Stream'd like a meteor, to the troubled air) Ver. 11. of Snowdon's shaggy side} Snowdon was a name...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...fallen angels. 537. The following passage of Gray has been quoted as an imitation of this : " Loose hie beard, and hoary hair, Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air." I think the following passage in Campbell's " Pleasures of Hope" is much more appropriate : — " Where...
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The Cambrian Mirror, Or, North Wales Tourist: Comprehending the History and ...

Edward Parry - Wales - 1843 - 191 pages
...o'er old Comvy's fuaming 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...prophet's fire, Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre !" Passing by the Abbey, theoccasional seat of Ld.Newborongb, and Bodnod, the seat of W. Haumer, Esq.,...
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The Cambrian Mirror, Or, North Wales Tourist: Comprehending the History and ...

Edward Parry - Wales - 1843 - 191 pages
...a very pleasing sight. " On a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conwy's foaming flood, Robed in the sable garb of woe With haggard eyes the poet stood. Loose his board and hoary hair Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air, And with a master's hand and prophet's...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Robed in the sable garb of wo, ored, Forth came the conquering sun and looked abroad...on the tongue, Too strong for utterance. Thus the hi» lyre. ' Hark, how each giant oak, and desert cave, Sighs to the torrent's awful voice beneath...
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