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" Or moss-crowned fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more blest or verdant vales bestow ; Here rocks alone, and tasteless sands are found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around. Sad was the hour,... "
The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins - Page 9
by William Collins - 1802 - 124 pages
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808 - 524 pages
...murmurs break away, Or moss-crown'd fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights 10 know, Which plains more blest, or verdant vales bestow...day, " When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way !" The lily peace outshines the silver store, And life is dearer than the golden ore: Yet money tempts...
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Travels in Africa, Performed by Silvester Meinrad Xavier Golberry ..., Volume 1

Sylvain-Meinrad-Xavier de Golbéry - 1808 - 382 pages
...feel a strong sensation of melancholy, which I endeavoured to dissipate with those who shared my fate. Here rocks alone, and tasteless sands are found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around". ******* " O cease my fears ! All frantic as I go, When thought creates unnumber'd scenes of woe, What...
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Essays and Thoughts on Various Subjects, and from Various Authors, &c ...

George Horne - 1808 - 320 pages
...day, In vain ye hope the dear delights to know, Which plains more blest, or verdant vales bestow j Here rocks alone, and tasteless sands are found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around. E«l. ii. Hassan's address to his camels travelling through the burning deserts of the East. 14. Apply...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1809 - 296 pages
...They tempt no deserts, and no griefs they find : Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind. ' Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, ' When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way ?' ' O hapless youth ! — for she thy love hath won — The tender Zara will be most undone ! Big...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809 - 604 pages
...fountains mitigate the day ' In vain ye hope the green delights to know, ' Which plains more bUat, hine the full harvest of the golden year ? Part pays, and justly, the deserving sjee feint and sickly winds for ever howl around. 4 Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, 4 When first...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810 - 336 pages
...fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more bless'd, or verdant vales bestow: Here rocks alone, and tasteless...luckless was the day, " When first, from Schiraz' walls 1 bent my way!" Curs'd be the gold and silver which persuade Weak men to follow far-fatiguing trade!...
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Poetical narratives, epistles, and humourous pieces, selected from the most ...

Poetical narratives - 1810 - 330 pages
...valley's pride, Why think we these less pleasing to behold Than dreary deserts, if they lead to gold ! ' Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day> ' When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way !' ' O cease, my fears ! — all frantic as. I go, When thought creates unnumber'd scenes of woe, What...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 556 pages
...springs in murmurs break away, Or moss-cro» n'd fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more blest or verdant...bestow : Here rocks alone and tasteless sands are funnel, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around," Yet in these beautiful lines there is a slight...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 558 pages
...the day, In vam ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more hlest or verdant vales hestow: Here rocks alone and tasteless sands are found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around.' Yet in these heautiful lines there is a slight errour, which writers of the greatest genius very frequently...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 554 pages
...springs in murmurs break away, Or moss-crown'd fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more blest, or verdant...vales bestow: Here rocks alone, and tasteless sands arc found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howj around. — Sad was the hour, and luckless was...
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