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" The roaring of these torrents after heavy rains, and when the wind favours its transmission, is sublime to a degree inconceivable by those who have never heard their impressive music in a wild and solitary district. "
Dartmoor, a descriptive poem, with notes by W. Burt - Page 110
by Nicholas Toms Carrington - 1826
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 35

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1827
...raise far nobler emotions than the mere picturesque is capable of exciting. ' The roaring of torrents, after heavy rains, and when the wind favours its transmission,...prognostic of rain, and often strikes the ear even at three miles' distance. This majestic sound applies to the rivers generally, when swollen and agitated,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 35

English literature - 1827
...raise far nobler emotions than the mere picturesque is capable of exciting. ' The roaring of torrents, after heavy rains, and when the wind favours its transmission,...prognostic of rain, and often strikes the ear even at three miles' distance. This majestic sound applies to the rivers generally, when swollen and agitated,...
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The collected poems of ... N.T. Carrington, ed. by H.E. Carrington

Nicholas Toms Carrington - 1834
...imagination of the traveller." t "> •$-*: NOTE 4, Page 9. . ••.•• Of the hoarse waterfall. leap The roaring of torrents in the Moor, after heavy rains,...have never heard this impressive music in a wild and soli. tary district. It is occasionally louder by night than by day, which the peasants consider as...
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Britain's Historical Drama: A Second Series of National Tragedies, Intended ...

John Fitzgerald Pennie - Great Britain - 1839 - 460 pages
...Whose grandeur fills the wild. . . p. 60. " The roaring of torrents in the moor, after heavy rains, is sublime to a degree inconceivable by those who...impressive music in a wild and solitary district." — Notes to Carrington's Dartmoor. And here we are happy to have it in our power to offer a simple...
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A Hand-book for Travellers in Devon & Cornwall...

John Murray (Firm) - Cornwall (England : County) - 1851 - 243 pages
...Ossian, " red through the siony vale comes down the stream of the hill." " The roaring of these torrents after heavy rains, and when the wind favours its transmission,...degree inconceivable by those who have never heard their impressive music in a wild and solitary district." There are two streams on the moor, which indicate...
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A hand-book for travellers in Devon & Cornwall [by T.C. Paris].

Thomas Clifton Paris, John Murray (publishers.) - 1851
...Ossian. " red through the stony vale comes down the stream of the hill." " The roaring of these torrents after heavy rains, and when the wind favours its transmission,...degree inconceivable by those who have never heard their impressive music in a wild and solitary district." There are two streams on the moor, which indicate...
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A hand-book for travellers in Devon & Cornwall [by T.C. Paris].

Thomas Clifton Paris, John Murray (publishers.) - 1856
...the stony vale comes down the stream of the hill." "The roaring of these torrents after heavy rain, and when the wind favours its transmission, is sublime...degree inconceivable by those who have never heard their impressive music in a wild and solitary district." There are two streams on the moor, which indicate...
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Pine Plantations on the Sand-wastes of France

John Croumbie Brown - Floods - 1878 - 172 pages
...rains, running redly through the ' stony vales.' The roaring of these torrents, when angry and swollen, is sublime to a degree inconceivable by those who have never heard the wild impressive music of untamed Nature. " The tors are remarkable for their quaint fantastic outlines,...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Devonshire

John Murray (Firm) - Devon (England) - 1887 - 301 pages
...the stony vale comes down the stream of the hill." " The roaring of these torrents after heavy rain, and when the wind favours its transmission, is sublime...degree, inconceivable by those who have never heard their impressive music in a wild and solitary district." There are stream-names on the moor, which...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Devon

John Murray - Devon (England) - 1895 - 348 pages
...the stony vale comes down the stream of the hill." "The roaring of these torrents after heavy rain, and when the wind favours its transmission, is sublime...degree, inconceivable by those who have never heard their impressive music in a wild and solitary district." There are stream-names on the moor, which...
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