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With Nature's voice as the unfailing stay
And now, farewell! thou smiling Vale, thou
Of calm and pleasant thoughts, for this one night
Yet when the coil,
Fantastic freaks, and antic mummery,
And I will hope
FOREST FA Y.
αλλ' των γινομενων την δυναμιν αυτων καλαμανθανούλα, τιμών το δαιμονιον.
Ξενοφ. αερι Θεων.
WHERE sweeping torrents foam, and pour Through forest-shades with sullen roar, Where gathering floods pursue their way To join the woody winding bay, There, where if mortal feet presume The pathless wilds to tempt, or tread The dismal glens, where endless gloom And ever-during dusk is spread, Straight flitting forms and shades appear To daunt the rash resolves with fear;
By tangled boughs and brakes concealed,