Practical English Prosody and Versification: Or, Descriptions of the Different Species of English Verse, with Exercises in Scanning and Versification ... Calculated to Produce Correctness of Ear and Taste in Reading and Writing Poetry ...
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1816 - 261 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 230 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Σελίδα 193 - FATHER of all ! in every age, In every clime adored, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord ! Thou great first Cause, least understood, Who all my sense confined To know but this, that Thou art good, And that myself am blind...
Σελίδα 17 - Bound on a voyage of awful length And dangers little known, A stranger to superior strength, Man vainly trusts his own. But oars alone can ne'er prevail To reach the distant coast ; The breath of Heaven must swell the sail, Or all the toil is lost.
Σελίδα iii - T' arrest the fleeting images that fill The mirror of the mind, and hold them fast, And force them sit till he has pencil'd off A faithful likeness of the forms he views ; Then to dispose his copies with such art, That each may find its most propitious...
Σελίδα 79 - His head was silver'd o'er with age, And long experience made him sage ; In summer's heat and winter's cold He fed his flock and penn'd the fold : His hours in cheerful labour flew. Nor envy nor ambition knew : His wisdom and his honest fame Through all the country rais'd his name.
Σελίδα 230 - I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 Solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midst of alarms Than reign in this horrible place. 1 am out of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, Never hear the sweet music of speech, I start at the sound of my own.
Σελίδα 71 - Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden -flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year...
Σελίδα 260 - ELEMENTS OF PLANE AND SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY ; with their Applications to Heights and Distances, Projections of- the Sphere, Dialling, Astronomy, the Solution of Equations, and Geodesic Operations; intended fnr the Use of Mathematical Seminaries, and of first year Men at College. By OLINTHUS GREGORY, LL. D. of the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich ; Author of Letters Publications of Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy.
Σελίδα 30 - Tis night, and the landscape is lovely no more ; I mourn, but, ye woodlands, I mourn not for you ; For morn is approaching, your charms to restore, Perfumed with fresh fragrance, and glittering with dew: Nor yet for the ravage of winter I mourn ; Kind nature the embryo blossom will save.