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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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...stood aghast in speechless trance: " To arms ! " cried Mortimer, and couched his quivering lance. 1.2. On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's...the poet stood : (Loose his beard, and hoary hair Streamed, like a meteor, to the troubled air4) And with a master's hand, and prophet's fire, Struck...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF COLLINS, GRAY AND BEATTIE.

1852
...stood aghast in speechless trance; 'To arms!' cried Mortimer,[| and couch'd his quiv'ring lance. 1.2. 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); * This OHe is founded on a tradition current in Wales,...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1852
...Timeflag'd dully after it." Davideis, lib. iii. p. 92. But to return to Gray, Ode VI. " The Bard : " " With haggard eyes the poet stood; Loose his beard, and hoary hair Streamed, like a meteor, lo the troubled air." Wakefield quotes Paradise Lost, lib. i. 535. : " The...
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Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry

Cecil Victor Deane - Art - 1967 - 145 pages
...occur among Gray's poems, but the lines which seem to bear the closest resemblance to this painter: 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 were suggested in fact by a picture of Raphael's, as...
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Complete Writings: With Variant Readings

William Blake - Biography & Autobiography - 1966 - 944 pages
...me not, nor yet themselves." NUMBER IV. The Bard, from Gray. "On a rock, whose haughty brow "Frown'd o'er old Conway's foaming flood, "Robed in the sable...eyes the Poet stood; "Loose his beard, and hoary hair "Stream'd like a meteor to the troubled air. "Weave the warp, and weave the woof, "The winding sheet...
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The Works of William Blake, Volume 2

William Blake, Edwin John Ellis, William Butler Yeats - 1893 - 435 pages
...The Bard, from Gray. On a rock whose haughty brow Frown'd o'er old Conway's foaming flood 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, Weave the warp and weave the woof The winding sheet of...
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A History of Verse Translation from the Irish, 1789-1897

Robert Welch - History - 1988 - 200 pages
...Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards) had a strong imaginative currency for a long time: 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) And with a Master's hand, and Prophet's fire Struck the...
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Blake: Prophet Against Empire

David V. Erdman - Art - 1977 - 582 pages
...companions, the bard prophesies the doom of Edward and his entire line: On a rock, whose haughty brow Frown'd o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Robed in the sable...eyes the Poet stood; Loose his beard, and hoary hair Stream'd like a meteor to the troubled air. Weave the warp, and weave the woof, The winding sheet of...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...save thy secret soul from nightly fears, From Cambria's curse, from Cambria's tears!' (1. 6—8) 3 aBoCo; FaBoN@v . (1. 1-4) 4 Modred, whose magic song Made huge Plinlimmon bow his cloud-topped head. (1. 5-6) 5 '"Weave...
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