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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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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - English poetry - 1849 - 395 pages
...them his heart, his love, his sjriefs 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, Cternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 10

1849
...vents, et laisse épuiser leur rage pendant qu'il demeure immobile." We must not forget 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." Cowper, in his Ode on Indifference, gives us : " Some...
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Loiterings among the lakes of Cumberland and Westmorland, by the author of ...

George Mogridge - Lake region (Cumbria) - 1849 - 208 pages
...looked over it into the sun-lit vale below. This reminded me of those fine 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.' " " You were up above the very clouds, then ! " " We...
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Evangelical Christendom, Volumes 3-4

Christian union - 1849
...evening of his life in the calm, clear, and bracing tranquillity that succeeds the tempest — •' 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." It only remains that we should subjoin the proceedings...
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Tales of the Covenanters

Robert Pollok - Covenanters - 1850 - 358 pages
...To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had vent 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.' FOURTEEN years had passed over this happy family, when...
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Indiana University Alumni Quarterly, Volume 7

1920
...introducing Dr. Jordan, President Bryan used the lines of Goldsmith descriptive of the village preacher: 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. Dr. Jordan's address was largely reminiscent of the days...
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Report of the Mid-winter Session and ... Annual ..., Volume 30, Part 1925

Maryland State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1925
...may assume, it will prove to be but a passing blemish on Maryland 's noble mount of law, which ' ' As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. ' ' THE PRESIDENT : The first business before the Association is the report of the Committee on Admissions,...
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Improvement Era, Volume 1, Issue 2

Mormons - 1898 - 1146 pages
...to endure, his spirit was above the things of earth, and partook of the light and joys of eternity. "As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form Clear...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." "Since I have worsted you in argument, let us jump at...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 8

1850
...gentle, and all whose " serious thoughts had rest in heaven," he follows with this splendid passage : " As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." The compliment here given to virtue, the tribute allowed here to goodness, is paralleled, perhaps, indeed,...
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A Speaking Life: John Keble & the Anglican Tradition of Ministry & Art

Charles R. Henery - Anglican Communion - 1995 - 149 pages
...them his heart, his loves, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. The tradition of Herbert lives on, though more eighteenthcentury country parsons may have been like James...
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