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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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A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

T. R. Swinburne - Jammu and Kashmir (India) - 1907 - 342 pages
...the strangest colours — brick-red, purple-black, grey, and yellow — utterly bare and desolate : " Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken," save only the white lighthouse, which, perched on its arid hill, serves to emphasise the desolation...
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Poetical Works

Sir Walter Scott - 1908 - 970 pages
...deep Glencroe, And copse on Cruchan-Ben ; knew, 433 But here, — above, around, below, On mountain t spotless banner white, The Howard' b And wilder, forward as they wound, Were theproudcliffsand lake profound. Huge terraces of granite black...
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Down Under

N. Maisondeau - New Zealand - 1912 - 112 pages
...of snow in the higher levels during the night, and every rocky peak and crag and ridge, all those " rocks at random thrown, — black waves, bare crags and banks of stone," showed out boldly above the white downiness of couloir and gorge. All of the well-known peaks were...
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The Country of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Charles Sumner Olcott - England - 1913 - 414 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,...crags, and banks of stone, As if were here denied The summer's sun, the spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain-side....
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The Lord of the Isles

Walter Scott - Scottish poetry - 1914 - 245 pages
...bud in deep Glencroe, 290 And copse on Cruchan-Ben; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, 295 The weary eye may ken. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 4

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1917
...Glencroe, And copse on Cruchan-Ben ; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, *ou 1v. p 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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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With the Author's Introductions and ...

Walter Scott - 1917 - 981 pages
...above, around, below, On mount л in or. in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor.aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. For all...thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of . stone, Aa if were here denied The summer sun, the spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many a varied hue...
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The Sounds of Spoken English with Specimen Passages in Phonetic ...

Walter Ripman - English language - 1920 - 384 pages
...stifles the trembling taper. — Howsoe-er I stray and range, Whate-er I do, Thou dost not change. — For all is rocks at random thrown Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone. — My never failing friends are they With whom I converse day by day. — They sail onward far upon...
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Works, Volume 25

Sir Walter Scott - 1923
...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 Quarterly review, Volume 13

1815
...heath-bells bud in deep Glencroe, And copse on Crushan-Ben : But here — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower,...dew, That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain side.' This picture of barren desolation is admirably touched. Bruce is about to moralize...
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