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" As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendour, and the winds are hush'd, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks The boundless blue, and ether open'd wide ; All glitters, and... "
Specimens of the Classic Poets: In a Chronological Series from Homer to ... - Page xxi
by Sir Charles Abraham Elton - 1814
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin: Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - 1804 - 352 pages
...Cowper, is beautiful, thus : As when around the clear, bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendor, and the winds are hush'd, The groves, the mountain tops, the headland heights, Stand all apparent ; not a vapor streaks The boundless blue, but sether, open'd wide, All...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin: Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - 1804 - 454 pages
...landfcape, two fins againft truth pardoned, and the fcene, as penciled by Cowper, is beautiful ; thus : As when around the clear, bright moon, the Stars Shine in full fplendor, and the winds are hnfli'd, The groves, the mountain tops the headland height?, Stnnd all...
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Polyanthos, Volume 3

1806 - 310 pages
...Translation. XY BIG with great purposes and proud they sat, In even ranks and watched their numerous fires. As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendour,and the winds are hushed, ^The groves, the mountain tops, the headland heights Stand all...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 30

1831 - 1008 pages
...they sat, Not disarray'd, but in fair form disposed Of even ranks, and watch'd their num'rous fires. As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine...splendour, and the winds are hush'd, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks The boundless blue, and...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 3

John Mason Good - 1826 - 454 pages
...excellent version, but I take Mr. Cowper's, as equally excellent and more true to the original:— As when, around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine...splendour, and the winds are hush'd, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks The boundless blue, but...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 1

John Mason Good - 1828 - 542 pages
...excellent version, but I take Mr. Cowper's as equally excellent and more true to the original : — As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendour, and the winds are hiuh'd, The «-ores, the mountain-tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 30

1831 - 1040 pages
...they sat, Not disarray'd, but in fair form disposed Of even ranks, and watch'd their num'rous fires. As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendour, and the winds are hush'd, Tlie groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks The boundless...
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The Book of Nature

John Mason Good - 1831 - 482 pages
...excellent version, but I take Mr. Cowper's, aa equally excellent and more true to the original : — As when, around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendour, and ihe winds arc husird, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland height! Stand all apparent, not a...
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Nature of the mind

John Mason Good - 1834 - 398 pages
...excellent version, but I take Mr. Cowper's, as equally excellent, and more true to the original : — As when, around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine...hush'd, The groves, the mountain tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks The boundless blue, but ether open'd wide All glitters,...
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The Book of Nature

John Mason Good - 1834 - 492 pages
...bricht moon, the nan Shine in full splendour, and the winds are bueh'd. The groves, the mountain-lops, the headland height! Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks The boundless blur, but ether open'd wide All glitters, and the shepherd's heart is cheer'd : So numerous seem'd...
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