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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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Essays & poems

Raleigh Trevelyan - 1833 - 86 pages
...has; but the metaphor is carried further, and improved by the retrospective beauty of derivation : " On a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood." The " united eyebrow" of the ancients was by them regarded as a rare beauty : when applied to the sylvan...
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Wanderings and excursions in North Wales

Thomas Roscoe - Wales, North - 1836 - 261 pages
...could not doubt that Gray had contemplated the same scene, from nearly the same point of view — ' On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood,' so exactly, at that hour, did the sublime features of the prospect awake sentiments in unison with...
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The Bard

Thomas Gray - 1837 - 28 pages
...stood aghast in speechless trance : " To arms !" cried Mortimer, and couched his quivering lance. II. N a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's...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...
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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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The bard, with illustr. from drawings by the honourable mrs. John Talbot [ed ...

Thomas Gray - 1837
...breathe ; Vocal no more, since Cambria's fatal day, To high-born Hoel's harp, or soft Llewellyn's lay. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, the poet stood. OIL dreary Arvon's shore they lie, Smeared with gore, and ghastly pale. IV. EA VE the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Poems. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837
...thing that has hitherto appeared in our language, the Odes of Dryden himself not excepted. li} 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 tire Poet stood ; (Loose his beard and hoary hair...
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The Church Magazine, Volumes 6-7

Great Britain - 1844
...throughout all ages, world without end.— AMEN. For the Church Magazine. ON THE RUINS OF CONWAY CASTLE. " On a rock , whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood." GRAY. Time-honour'd Conway ! in thine aged walls, Thy mouldering battlements and grassgrown halls,...
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Lyric Poetry of Glees, Madrigals, Catches, Rounds, Canons, and Duets: As ...

Songs, English - 1840 - 624 pages
...thought to see no more ? (I-avenu.) GLEE, for 5 Voices.— JC CLIFTON. (Alto, 2 Tenors, and 2 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...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...wrote, it would aeem , to exemplify ic of Marston and show us, Art above Nature, Judgment above Art] 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) [t Gray's Elegy pleased instantly and eternally. 1 1...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...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...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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