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" The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun,— the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable woods— rivers that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks That make the meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and... "
The Elements of Reading and Oratory - Page 169
by Henry Mandeville - 1888 - 356 pages
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...friends ;" As were our England in reversion his, And he our subjects' next degree in hope. England. "This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle. This earth of majesty, this scat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise ; This fortress, built by nature for herself, Against...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

English literature - 1824
...good — Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages pasl, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-ribb'd and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in...meadows green — and, poured round all, Old ocean's grey and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man." We now...
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The Monthly repository (and review)., Volume 17

1822
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All iu one mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-rihb'd and ancient as the sun,.— the vales Stretching in...meadows green — and, poured round all, Old Ocean's grey and melancholy waste,— Arc but the solemu decorations all 510 OS the great touib of nun. The...
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Specimens of the American Poets

American poetry - 1822 - 283 pages
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-ribb'd and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in...meadows green — and, poured round all, Old Ocean's grey and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1879
...that any one has more vividly described the Earth as 'the great tomb of man.' ' The hills, Hock-ribbed and ancient as the sun ; the vales, Stretching in...complaining brooks That make the meadows green, and, pourcJ round all, Old ocean's grey and melancholy wasteAre but the solemn decorations all Of the great...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 17

Liberalism (Religion) - 1822
...ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-ribb'd and ancient as the sun, — the rales Stretching in pensive quietness between The venerable...meadows green — and, poured round all, Old Ocean's grey aud melancholy waste,— Arc but the solemu décorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden...
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The Inquirer, Volume 1

1822
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one- mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-ribbM and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between The venerable woods — rivers'that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks That make the meadows green — and, poured...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. — The hills Rock-ribb'd and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in...the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, , Are ginning on the sad abodes of death,...
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Rogvald: An Epic Poem, in Twelve Books

John Fitzgerald Pennie - Electronic book - 1823 - 368 pages
...blast, Sweeps the long track of day !" I have chosen England for the scene of an Epic Poem — England This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-Paradisn. This fortress built by nature for herself Against infection...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 9

Books - 1824
...good — Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-ribb'd and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in...rivers that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks Thai make ihe meadows green — and, poured round all, Old ocean's grey and melancholy wasle, — Are...
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