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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 British Essayists: The Observer

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...of Timotheus in the Feast of Alexander, I contemplate with awful delight Gray's enthusiastic bard— On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Rnb'd in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood; (Loose his beard and hoary hair Stream'd...
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The British Magazine, Or, Miscellany of Polite Literature ..., Volume 1

English literature - 1823
...to one of our most celebrated lyric poets, the no less animated description of the British bard : " On a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Rolled in the sable garb of Woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood. Loose his beard and hoary hair,...
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The poetical works of Collins, Gray and Beattie: with lord Byron's English ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1824 - 446 pages
...aghast in speechless trance ; 'To arms ! ' cried Mortimer,< and couch'd his quiv'ring lance. I. 2. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's...Robed in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the Puet stood (Loose his beard, and hoary hair Stream'd, like a meteor, to the troubled air) ; And with...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...Oloater stood aghast in speechless trance : To arms ! cried Mortimer, and coueh'd his quivering lance. ee her eldest son. On the late Massacre in Piemont. Avenge, O Lord, t Kob'd in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; (Loose In- beard, and hoary hair,...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - Fore-edge painting - 1825 - 2 pages
...pedes montis Snowdoniae fecit erigi castrum forte." — GRAY. 1.2. 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 Vet. 14. " To arms!" cried Mortimer, and couch'd...
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The Poetical Works

Thomas Gray - Presses, Issues of - 1826 - 134 pages
...: " To arms !" cried Mortimer, and couch'd his quivering lance. I. 2. On a rock, whose haughty hrow 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) And with a master's hand, and prophet's fire, Struck...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

English poetry - 1826
...stood aghast in speechless trance : ' To arms !' cried Mortimer, and couch'd his quivering lance. I. 2. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Rob'd in the sable garb of wo, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; (Loose his beard, and hoary hair...
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The Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Elocution - 1826 - 213 pages
...minister Of bounteous Providence. 11. On a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foamy flood j Robed in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet sto6d ; (Loose his beard and hoary hair Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air;) And with a master's...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetics/poetry - 1827 - 446 pages
...whose lands lay on the borders of Wales, and probably accompanied the King in this expedition. I. 2. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's...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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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...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...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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