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" The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun, - the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable woods - rivers that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks That make the meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and melancholy... "
The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 127
1829
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

American poetry - 1836 - 252 pages
...kings Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. — The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in...complaining brooks That make the meadows green ; and poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn decorations all Of...
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The American Orator's Own Book: Or, The Art of Extemporaneous Public ...

Oratory - 1836 - 328 pages
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills, Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun ; the vales, Stretching in...majesty ; and the complaining brooks, That make the meadow green ; and, poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn...
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Religious Consolation

Ezra Stiles Gannett - Consolation - 1837 - 227 pages
...good, Fair forms and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills, Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun ; the vales, Stretching in pensive quietness between ; The venerable Voods, rivers that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks, That make the meadows green, and, poured...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulcher. The hills, Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun ; the vales, Stretching in...majesty ; and the complaining brooks, That make the meadow green ; and, poured round all, Old ocean's grey and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volumes 57-58

John William Carleton - 1867
...picturesque appearance, and is situated amidst the most exquisite scenery. " The hilli Rock-ribb'd and ancient as the sun — the vales Stretching in...venerable woods — rivers that move In majesty, and tlio complaining brooks That make the meadows green." BRYANT. One path led us between walls of rhododendrons,...
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The American Common-place Book of Poetry, with Occasional Notes

American poetry - 1839 - 405 pages
...rivers that move In majesty; and the complaining brooks, • That make the meadow green; and, poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste,— Are but the solemn decoratinns all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven,...
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The Poets of America, Illustrated by One of Her Painters

John Keese - American poetry - 1840 - 284 pages
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills, Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun ; the vales, Stretching in...complaining brooks That make the meadows green ; and, poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the...
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The Poets of America, Volume 1

John Keese - American poetry - 1840 - 284 pages
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills, Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun ; the vales, Stretching in...complaining brooks, That make the meadows green : and, poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1840 - 276 pages
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. — The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in...complaining brooks That make the meadows green ; and, poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn decorations all Of...
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The Poets of America, Volume 1

John Keese - American poetry - 1840 - 284 pages
...good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills, Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun ; the vales, Stretching in...venerable woods ; rivers that move In majesty ; and ihe complaining brooks, Thai make the meadows green : and, poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy...
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