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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 poetical works of William Collins

William Collins - 1811 - 162 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...rocks alone, and tasteless sands, are found ; And feint and sickly winds for ever howl around. " Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, " When first...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 310 pages
...Before them Death, with shrieks, directs their way, Fills the wild yell, and leads them to their prey. " Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, " When first from Schiraz' walls 1 bent my way !'5 At that dead hour the silent asp shall creep, If ought of rest I find, upon my sleep...
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The history of the watermen of Besons, and the fair Bathilda. To which is ...

Bathilda (fict.name.) - 1815 - 76 pages
...the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know Which plains more blest or verdant vales bcstow. 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 if the...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with critical observations by dr ...

William Collins - 1815 - 118 pages
...Before them Death with shrieks directs their way, J'ith the wild yell, and leads them to their prey. " Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, " When first from Schiraz* walls 1 hent my way !" At that dead hour the silent asp shall creep, If anght of rest I find, upon my sleep...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

1839 - 894 pages
...springs in murmurs breakaway, Or moss-crown' d fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more blest, or verdant...day, When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way ! " True, they are mere boyish productions — but the boyhood of genius is haunted by images of beauty,...
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The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 1

George Horne, William Jones - 1818 - 570 pages
...metaphysical scepticism on the other, the following lines of Collins in his Oriental EcloguesHere, where no springs in murmurs break away, Or moss-crown'd...found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around. Eel. ii. Hassan's address to his camels travelling through the burning deserts of the East. 1 4. Apply...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 23

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 464 pages
...moss-crown'd 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...day, When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way !' ' Curs'd be the gold and silver which persuade Weak men to follow far fatiguing trade ! The lily...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

1820 - 190 pages
...! They tempt no deserts, and no griefs they find j 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 !" COLLINS The Orange Tree.— The Generations of Man. 61 THE ORANGE-TREE. IN the soft bosom of Campania's...
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Society and solitude, Volume 3

Innes Hoole - 1821 - 628 pages
...of it much longer. What must he have thought when he went to London, to find us not there ! " Oli, sad was the hour, >and luckless was the day. When first from Scliiraz' walls I bent my way." Overcome with the recollections of these past pleasures, she seemed...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 272 pages
...moss-crown'd 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...day, When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way! ' Cursed be the gold and silver which persuade Weak men to follow far fatiguing trade ! The lily peace...
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