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" To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread,... "
Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ... - Page 189
by Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 pages
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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Lectures on the sacred poetry of the Hebrews; tr. by G. Gregory ..., Volume 1

Robert Lowth (bp. of London.) - 1816
...his heart, his love, his griefs were given, ?' But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. ," As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, ." Swells...." Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, " Eternal sunshine settles on Jiis head.'" Deserted Village. T. There is another defect in...
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The traveller, The deserted village, and other poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 pages
...raise, And his last falt'ring accents whisper'd praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorn'd the venerable place ; Truth from his...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread. Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggting fence that skirts the vray With...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...them his heart, his love, bis griefs were given; • But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its bead. PROVIDENCE. A HYMN. BY ADII1SON. THE Lord my pasture...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread , Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...them his heart, his love, his griefs, were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence, that skirts the way With...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...hanging half way down their sides, — and forcibly reminded me of the beautiful lines of Goldsmith — ' As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.' This appears to be literally the case with these mountains...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...To them his heart, his Jove, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling .fence that skirts the way, With...
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Travels in Italy, Greece and the Ionian Islands: In a Series of ..., Volume 1

Hugh William Williams - Greece - 1820
...cibly reminds us of the beautiful simile suggested to Goldsmith by the sublime scenery of the Alps : As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. DESERTED VILLAGE. Placed amidst these tremendous solitudes,...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Westall - 1822 - 154 pages
...them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven."" As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm. Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way With...
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