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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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Nelsons' hand-book to Scotland: for tourists

John Marius Wilson - Scotland - 1860 - 536 pages
...heath-bells bud In deep Gleucroe, And copse on Cruachan-aen ; But here, sbоve, 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 rock* at random thrown,— Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone, As if were here denied The...
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History

Natural history - 1860
...that given of another by pne of our Scottish minstrels. " 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 rucks at random thrown, Black waves, bare...
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Footnotes from the Page of Nature; Or, First Forms of Vegetation

Hugh Macmillan - Botany - 1861 - 294 pages
...lifeless, as to impress with horror the stoutest heart. " 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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Hunt's Yachting Magazine, Volume 10

Yachting - 1861
...sublime in barrenness, Ne'er did my wandering footsteps press Where'er I chanced to roam. *•*••** For all is rocks, at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone." On all sides, mountains, naked and precipitous, encompassed the loch, their peaks lost in the clouds;...
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Footnotes from the Page of Nature; Or, First Forms of Vegetation

Hugh Macmillan - Botany - 1861 - 294 pages
...at random thrown, Black waves, bare 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." Strange it seems that, while such extreme destitution, such sublime barrenness, prevails...
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The life of J.M.W. Turner, Volume 1

George Walter Thornbury - 1862
...glen but 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,...; That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain side." NAPOLEON LE PETIT. 193 Hamilton-place, are beautifully executed ; small vignettes,...
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The Life of J.M.W. Turner,: ... Founded on Letters and Papers ..., Volume 1

Walter Thornbury - 1862 - 425 pages
...glen but 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,...; That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain side." Hamilton-place, are beautifully executed ; small vignettes, painted in water-colours...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir of the Author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1862 - 612 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, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may lien. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone, As if were here...
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Canada and the Crimea, or Sketches of a Soldier's Life from the journals and ...

George RANKEN (Major.) - 1863
...becomes rocky or parched, and dusty, and not a blade of grass, 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. Above all this there is a magnificent blue sky and a glorious sun. The climate of the...
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Arctic discovery and adventure, by the author of 'Brazil, its history ...

Arctic discovery - 1799
...at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of t>tone ; As if were here denied The summer's sun, the spring's sweet dew, That clothe with many a varied hue The bleakest mountain aide. faithful to the end, perhaps through suffering, loneliness, and anxiety, more than he...
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