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" To them his heart, his love, his griefs, were given. But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven : As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread.... "
The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The lectures on the English ... - Page 329
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1910
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Pamphlets on British Education, 1714-1873, Volume 2

1755 - 768 pages
...hope and prayer is that she may be — "Like some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." But to trespass no longer — I do believe, my Lord,...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 192 pages
...them his heart, his love, his griefs, were giv'n, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heav'n. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 192 pages
...His ready smile a parent's warmth express'd, Their welfare pleas'd him, and their cares distress'd ; To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given,...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way. With...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 114 pages
...His ready smile a parent's warmth express'd, Their welfare pleased him, and their cares distress'd : To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given,...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence, that skirts the way With...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 280 pages
...gown, to share the good man's smile, His ready smile a parent's warmth erprest. Their welfare pleas'd him, and their cares distrest; To them his heart,...storm. Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. PROVIDENCE. A HYMN. BY ADDI30N. TRE Lord my pasture shall...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 330 pages
...To them his heart, his love, his griefs were giv'n, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heav'n. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1806 - 576 pages
...derived his beautiful and parallel simile ; which, in reality, i* little more than a free translation : * As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its head the rolling clouds ure spread. Eternal sun-shine settles on its head.' Dtscrted Village. Goldsmith...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Clarkson - Abolitionists - 1808 - 612 pages
...free from perturbation and discomposure. " As some tall cliff, thai lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breast the rolling clouds arc spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." Here then, on this august eminence, he hoped we...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 322 pages
...good man's smile. His ready smile a parent's warmth exprest, Their welfare pleas'd him, and their care distrest ; To them his heart, his love, his griefs...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810 - 336 pages
...To them his heart, his love, his griefs were giv'n, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heav'n. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With...
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