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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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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...stood aghast in speechless trance : " To arms ! " cried Mortimer, and couched his quivering lance. On 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 the...
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Specimens of the early native poetry of Ireland, in English metrical ...

Henry Riddell Montgomery - 1846
...imprecation on the desolators of his country —realizing the noble picture of the poet— " Robed in sable garb of woe, With haggard 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 Cambrian mirror, or North Wales tourist

Edward Parry - 1847
...coracles and trading vessels passing to and from Trefriw, makes the scene a very pleasing sight. " On 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 the...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...Gloster stood aghast* in speechless trance : To arms ! cried Mortimer.f and couch'd his quivering lance. 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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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1884
...he composed it in a snug study, over a bad map of Wales. The Bard, according to the poet, stands " On a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood," and makes a magnificent address to the king " As down the steep of Snowdon's shaggy side He wound in...
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...stood aghast in speechless trance: To arms! cried Mortimer 6 , and couch'd hig quivering lance. 1.2. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, 1 Mocking the air with colours idly spread. — Shaks. King John. 2 The hauberk was a texture of steel...
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The history of England [by J.A. Hessey].

James Augustus Hessey - 1849
...Glo'ster ' stood aghast in speechless trance : To arms ! cried Mortimer9, and couch'd his quivering lance. 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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...Gloucester stood aghast in speechless trance : To arms ! cried Mortimer, and couch'dhis quivering lance. 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;) 1 It was a common tradition in Wales, that Edward I....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1850
...thing that has hitherto appeared in our lan guage, the Odes of Dryden himself 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...
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Half hours of English history, selected and illustr. by C. Knight, Volume 1

English history - 1851
...quiy'ring lance. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er cold Conway's foaming flood, Robed io the eable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; (Loose his beard, and hoary hair Stream'd like a meteor to tho troubled air) And with a master's baud and prophet's fire, Struck the...
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