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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, Stream'd like a meteor to the troubled air,) And with a master's hand and prophet's... "
Nature of the mind - Page 342
by John Mason Good - 1834
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The pulpit; or, A biographical and literary account of eminent ..., Volume 2

Garnet Terry - 1812
...reminds me of the emotions produced by the first sight of Gray's introductory 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 poet stood ; (Loose his beard and hoary hair...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1813 - 186 pages
...reminds me of the emotions produced by the first sight of Cray's introductory picture of his bard. "On a rock, whose haughty brow, " Frowns o'er old...Conway's 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,...
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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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A selection of curious articles from the Gentleman's magazine [compiled by J ...

John Walker - 1814
...Cato, Sempronius says, My voice is still for war. See what Addison says, Spectator, Vol IV. No. 309. (Loose his beard and hoary hair Stream' d like a meteor to the troubled air.J Gray's Bard. This simile seems to have been suggested by a passage in Milton, Par. Lost, b. I....
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...and probably accompanied the king in this expedition. GRAY. I. 2. On a rock, whose haughty brow 15 Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Robed in the...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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Readings on Poetry

Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Maria Edgeworth - English poetry - 1816 - 212 pages
...Minstrel, the borderers 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...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 fire, Struck the...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1829 - 224 pages
...reminds me of the emotions produced by the first' sight of Gray's introductory picture of his bard. "On a rock, whose haughty brow, " Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, " Kobed in ihe sable garb of wo, ' " With haggard eyes the poet stood ; " ( Loose his beard and hoary...
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Horę Britannicę; or, Studies in ancient British history, Volume 1

John Hughes - Druids and druidism - 1818
...such seasons of calamity it wa^ and especially after the victories of the ruthless Edward, that RoVd 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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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...his quivering lance. i 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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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...Glo'ster stood aghast in speechless trance : To. arms ! cried Mortimer, and couch'd his quivering lance. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Rob'd hi the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; (Loose his beard, and hoary hair...
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