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" But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone... "
The Living Age ... - Page 13
1851
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Scottish Pictures: Drawn with Pen and Pencil

Samuel Gosnell Green - Scotland - 1883 - 208 pages
...deep Glencoe, And copse in Cruchan-Ben : But here — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, No tree nor shrub, nor plant nor flower, Nor aught of...As if were here denied The summer sun, the spring's deep dew, That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain side. — Canto iii. 14. Lech Coruisk...
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North Devon and north Cornwall

Charles Slegg Ward - 1883
...Wherever the southwest winds sweep the surface of the ground, we may almost apply Scott's words : " Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken." Not that, as in the case of the famous Hebridean isle to which the above lines refer, the conditions...
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The complete poetical and dramatic works of sir Walter Scott. With an intr ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1883
...heath-bells' bud in deep Glencroe, And copse on Cruchan-Bcn ; But hero, — above, around, below, On mountain of the confusion ought of vegetative i>ow(ír, The weary eye may ken. For all is rocks ut random thrown. Black waves,...
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The shorter Globe readers, compiled and ed. by A.F. Murison ..., Book 5

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1884
...heath-bells bud in deep Glencoe, And copse on Cruchan-Ben ; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower,...with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain-side. And wilder, forward as they wound, Were the proud cliffs and lake profound, Huge terraces of granite...
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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1884
...And heath-bells bud in deep Glencroe, And copse on Cruchan-Ben ; But here,— above, around, below, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught...with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain-side. And wilder, forward as they wound, Were the proud cliffs and lake profound. Huge terraces of granite...
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Maoriland: An Illustrated Handbook to New Zealand

Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand, ltd, Alexander Wilson - New Zealand - 1884 - 430 pages
...Isles "— Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power The weary eye iray ken. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves,...dew That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain side. Such is " The Remarkables " — a waste of weary jagged precipices frowning down upon...
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Occasional Sermons, Addresses, and Essays

George Conroy (bp. of Ardagh.) - Sermons, English - 1884 - 477 pages
...originally upheaved the island itself. • " But here, above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, No tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught...weary eye may ken ; For all is rocks at random thrown, Bleak waves, bare crags, and banks of stone." The ground was covered with rocks, not scattered and...
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First (second) geographical reader, Volume 4

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1884
...this, can show Some touch of Nature's genial glow ; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower,...aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken." In the olden times, before the Highlanders became civilised, many barbarous and cruel deeds were done...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1884 - 582 pages
...heath-bells bud in deep Glencroe, And copse on Cruchan-Ben; But here,—above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower,...aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. of stone. As if were here denied The summer sun, the spring's sweet That clothe with many a varied...
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Blackie's geographical readers, Issue 4

W G. Baker - 1884
...heath-bell bud in deep Glencroe, And copse on Cruchan-Ben; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower,...aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. -e. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone, As if were here...
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