St. Michael's Mount, in Cornwall: A Poem

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J. Tregoning, 1811 - 81 páginas
 

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Página 29 - Ever charming, ever new, When will the landscape tire the view; The fountain's fall, the river's flow, The woody valleys, warm and low ; The windy summit, wild and high, Roughly rushing on the sky!
Página 15 - The hunting of that day. The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer days to take; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away.
Página 9 - Whence are thy beams, O sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth in thy awful beauty; the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave; but thou thyself movest alone. Who can be a companion of thy course? The oaks of the mountains fall; the mountains themselves decay with years; the ocean shrinks and grows again; the moon herself is lost in heaven, but thou art for ever the same, rejoicing in the brightness of thy course.
Página 9 - O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers! Whence are thy beams, O sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty; the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave. But thou thyself movest alone; who can be a companion of thy course!
Página 79 - ... by assault when the water was out, and then the even ground on the top by carrying up great trusses of hay before them, to blench the defendants
Página 12 - Cornwall, hath granted to the aforesaid church, which is entrusted to the angelical ministry, and with full approbation consecrated and sanctified, to remit to all the faithful who shall enrich, endow, or visit the said church, a third...

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