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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,... "
The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Page 342
1819
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science ..., Volume 11

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1827
...poetical descriptions. He quotes— " Attnmr tall cliff that Ufa 1U awful form, Swells from beneath, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on it- head." And upon this he observes, " it is especially «range...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1828 - 298 pages
...were not divided : they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions." 2 SAMTCL, i. 23. " 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." GOLDSMITH. " She came in all her beauty, like the moon...
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The Cambrian Tourist; Or, Post-chaise Companion Through Wales ...

1828 - 316 pages
...circumstance seems to justify the bold imagery and beautiful description of a mountain given by the Poet : " 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." GOLDSMITH. The comfortable inn, situated near this romantic...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 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. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...
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Expository Lectures on Paul's Epistles to the Corinthians

William Lothian - 1828 - 553 pages
...beautifully expressed in the following lines: " As some tall rock that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and mid-way leaves the storm; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." GOLDSMITH. 32, 33. The Apostle, in all that he had said,...
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The Unitarian Advocate, Volumes 3-4

1829
...imitates Claudian with skill so exquisite : '-4s some tall eK^that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. lit altus Olympi Vertex; qui spatio ventos hiemesque...
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The Unitarian Advocate, Volume 4

1829
...imitates Claudian with skill so exquisite : ' ds some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds arc spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Ut altus Olympi Vertex, qui spatio ventos hiemesque...
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On genius, in which it is attempted to be proved that there is no mental ...

William Grisenthwaite - 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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 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. , THE VILLAGE SCHOOLMASTER AND THE VILLAGE INN. BESIDE...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 29

1830
...and are above any storm in the clouds. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from th,i vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head •. " Their peace is well secured, their minds are sheltered,...
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