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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 Lord of the Isles

Walter Scott - Bookplates - 1857 - 367 pages
...Nor tree, nor shrnb, nor plant, nor flower, Nor anght of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. Fur all is rocks at random thrown. Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone, As if were here denied The snmmer snn, the spring's sweet dew, That elothe with many a varied hne The bleakest monntain side.1...
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Things new and old in religion, science, and literature

Thing - Literature - 1857 - 364 pages
...not even a lichen or piece of seaweed, growing on the rocks. " As if were there denied The summer's sun, the spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain side." Our own country, especially the northern part of it, is rich in beautiful and curious...
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Modern Painters, Volume 1

John Ruskin - Aesthetics - 1857
...tree, nor plant, nor shrub, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The wearied eye may ken ; But all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone." Lord of the Isles, canto in. Here, again, we see the absolute necessity of scientific and entire acquaintance...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1858 - 840 pages
...Cruchan-Ben ; But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nnr plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. Fur all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone, As if were here denied...
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The River Jordan: Pictorial and Descriptive

Thomas Nelson (Firm) - Bible - 1858 - 22 pages
...nor 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." —What a contrast between the present aspect of the Sea of Lot and the appearance of the neighbourhood...
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The White Hills: Their Legends, Landscape, and Poetry

Thomas Starr King - New Hampshire - 1859 - 403 pages
...headlong in some night of fear, When yell'd the wolf and fled the deer, Loose crags had toppled o'er. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare...with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain-side. Horses were pulled up the narrowest and most jagged portion of the Notch between Mount Webster and...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 2; Volume 110

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1859
...below, On mountain or in glen, No tree nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetation's power, The weary eye may ken. For all is rocks at random thrown, — Black waves, bare crags, and hanks of »tone, As if were here denied The summer sun, the spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many...
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Bible history, in connection with the general history of the world

William Garden Blaikie - 1859 - 470 pages
...nor 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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Evenings with the poets and sketches of their favourite scenes, by the ...

Evenings - 1860
...heath-bells bud in deep Qlencroe, 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 White Hills: Their Legends, Landscape, and Poetry

Thomas Starr King - White Mountains - 1860 - 403 pages
...headlong in some night of fear, When yell'd the wolf and fled the deer, Loose crags had toppled o'er. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare...with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain-side. Horses were pulled up the narrowest and most jagged portion of the Notch between Mount Webster and...
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