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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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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

English poetry - 1885 - 648 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,...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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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - English poetry - 1885 - 648 pages
...on Cruchan-Ben; But here, , — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen. Nor tree, nor shruh, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power,...spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many a varied bue The bleakest mountain-side. And wilder, forward as they wound, Were the proud cliffs and lake profound....
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Geography reading books, adapted to the new education code of 1882 ..., Part 4

Geography reading books - 1885
...Rarely human eye has known A scene so stern as that dread lake, With its dark ledge of barren stone. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare...sun, the spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many* varied hue The bleakest mountain side.' 1 VIII. STAFFA AND IONA. I. FROM this eastern side of Skye,...
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Turner the Artist

Stephen Albert Swaine - 1885 - 128 pages
...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,...aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken." According to Turner the poet must have availed himself of a poet's licence here, for he declared thai...
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Turner the Artist

Stephen Albert Swaine - 1885 - 128 pages
...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,...aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken." According to Turner the poet must have availed himself of a poet's licence here, for he declared that...
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Geographical reader, Issue 4

Philip George and son, ltd - 1885
...caves of the dark and lonely Loch Coruiak ? — For here Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower The weary eye may ken. For all is rocks at random...thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone." There are few sights in the world to equal those presented to us as we steam past the flat-looking...
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The lady of the lake; The lord of the isles; Miscellaneous poems

Walter Scott, William Sharp - 1886
...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,...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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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With prefatory notice by W ..., Volume 2

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1886
...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,...with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain-side. XV. And wilder, forward as they wound, Were the proud cliffs and lake profound. Huge terraces of granite...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet: Ed. with a Careful Revision ...

Walter Scott - 1888 - 646 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,...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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The Argosy, Volume 49

Mrs. Henry Wood, Charles William Wood - English literature - 1890
...rarely human eye has known A scene so stern as that dread lake, With its dark ledge of barren stone — Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught...thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone. " ROBERT ETHERIDGE knew no poetry, or surely these lines must have recurred to memory as he gazed on...
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