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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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On genius, in which it is attempted to be proved that there is no mental ...

William Grisenthwaite - Genius - 1830 - 86 pages
...own. Goldsmith, speaking of the Village Preacher, describes him by the following beautiful simile: "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." Here we have an assemblage of sensible objects familiar...
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The Family monitor

1831
...power, and more than half their keenness. He thus illustrates those 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." His conscience, meantime, is like a clear and tranquil...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Electronic book - 1831 - 276 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. LESSON XLII. Parody* on the preceding. — BLACKWOOD'S...
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The Lady of the Manor: Being a Series of Conversations on the ..., Volume 4

Mary Martha Sherwood - Conduct of life - 1831
...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 !' " When Edmund had repeated this beautiful quotation...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

Bela Bates Edwards - Theology - 1833
...moved in a higher region, where all was pure and clear, and free from perturbation and discomposure. ' 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.' "Here then, on this august eminence, he hoped we should...
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An abridgment of Hiley's English grammar: together with appropriate exercises

Richard Hiley - 1834 - 178 pages
...His ready smile a parent's warmth express'd, Their welfare pleas'd him, and their care distressed ; To them his heart, his love, his griefs were giv'n,...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. GOLDSMITH. Exercises on the Rules for Spelling Words,...
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“The” Works of Mrs. Sherwood: Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published ...

Mary Martha Sherwood - Children's literature - 1835
...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 oa its head !' " When Edmund had repeated this beautiful quotation...
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Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia: With an Appendix ...

Ralph Randolph Gurley - African Americans - 1835 - 396 pages
...character, and elevated him tranquilly and triumphantly above all the discomposing vicissitudes of life. "As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sun-shine settles on its head." CHAPTER XV. PEW men give stronger proofs of disinterestedness,...
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An Address, Delivered at Lexington, on the 19th (20th) April, 1835

Edward Everett - Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775 - 1835 - 66 pages
...living spring of animation to others. He stood among the people a pillar of safety and strength :— As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, i Eternal sunshine settles on its head. And so he looked forward to the impending struggle,...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 637 pages
...living spring of animation to others. He stood among the people a pillar of safety and strength : — 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. And so he looked forward to the impending struggle, as...
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