A journal of ten days excursion on the western and northern borders of Dartmoor, Volume 1

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Page 43 - And impotent desire and disappointed pride ? 0 how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves and garniture of fields; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And ull the dread magnificence of heaven, 0 how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven!
Page 29 - Are not the mountains, waves, and skies, a part Of me and of my soul, as I of them ? Is not the love of these deep in my heart With a pure passion? should I not contemn All objects, if compared with these?
Page 30 - ... certainly a remarkable place, and well deserving a visit from the explorers of the moorland districts, both on account of the singular disposition of the bushes and trees, which extend over a space of, perhaps, upwards of ten acres ; and also for the sake of several grand views on the West Ockment, especially where it contracts its course between the descent of two craggy hills, and rushes among the stones below with great violence.
Page 7 - On the wall also, appears an inscribed board, detailing sundry charitable bequests which have from time to time been made to the parish...

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