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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 163
by Henry Mandeville - 1850 - 356 pages
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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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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 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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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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The Westminster Review, Volume 156

1901
...context. Lord Bosebery asks us to remember how incomparably Shakespeare described the seat of empire : " This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, deini-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself, Against infection...
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