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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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The Travels and Adventures of Celebrated Travelers in the Principal ...

Henry Howe - Adventure and adventurers - 1854 - 804 pages
...reading the description, irill not recall the lines — ' But here — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower,...thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone, Aa if were here denied 'fhe summer sun, the spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many a varied hue...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1855 - 840 pages
...buil in deep Glencroe,1 And copse on Cruchan-Ben ; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower,...vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. For all is nicks at random thrown, Black waves, b.tre crags, and banks of stone, Ať if were here denied The summer...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 576 pages
...ean show, Some toueh of nature's genial glow ; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or on glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye ean ken. Seott's Lord of tie Islo Oh ! who ean tell the unspeakable misery Of solitude like this !...
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Narrative of the Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea

William Francis Lynch - Dead Sea (Israel and Jordan) - 1855 - 414 pages
...plant, nor shrub, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The wearied eye may ken ; But all its rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone." There was an unpleasant sulphureous smell in the air, which we attributed to the impregnated waters...
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On Foot Through Tyrol: In the Summer of 1855

Walter White - Tyrol (Austria) - 1856 - 316 pages
...which a torrent raves and plunges. All rock and stone — nothing else : a valley of desolation ; " As if were here denied The summer sun, the spring's...with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain-side." And the road is a mere shelf, hewn out of the face of the cliff; and by-and-by you come to the famous...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Including the Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1856 - 746 pages
...heath-bells bud in deep Glencroe, And copse on Cruchan-Ben ; Bur here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor ought of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Memoir of the Author, Volume 2

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1857
...heath-bells bud in deep Glencroe, And copse on Cruchan-Bon ; 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 cliifs and lake profound. Huge terraces of granite...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Memoir of the Author, Volume 5

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1857
...heath-bells bud in deep Glencroe,2 And copse on Cruchan-Ben ; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower,...sweet dew, That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest3 mountain-side.4 1 [JIS.— " Dark banks."] • [MS.-" And * indeepG,encoe."] 4 [The Quarterly...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott, George Gilfillan - 1857
...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,...random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stoue, As if were here denied The Summer sun, the Spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many a varied...
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Six months at Sebastopol, selections from the journal and correspondence of ...

George Ranken, William Bayne Ranken - Crimean War, 1853-1856 - 1857 - 156 pages
...rocky or parched, and dusty, and not a blade of grass, and not a shrub or tree is to be seen, " But all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags,...dew, That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain side.'1 Above all this there is a magnificent blue sky and a glorious sun. The climate of...
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