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" On a rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Robed in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood; (Loose his beard and hoary hair Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air... "
The Letters of the British Spy - Pagina 190
door William Wirt - 1899 - 260 pagina’s
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The British Spy: Or, Letters, to a Member of the British Parliament, Written ...

William Wirt - 1804 - 105 pagina’s
...in the sable garb of woe, with haggard eyes the poet stood, (loose his beard and hoary hair stream'd like a meteor to the troubled air '.) and with a Poet's hand and Prophet's fire. struck the deep sorrow en his lyre. Guess my surprise when, on my arrival at Richmond, and mentioning the name of this...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - 1805 - 128 pagina’s
...rock, whose haughty brow, Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, I.oh'il in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; (Loose his beard...hair, Streamed, like a meteor, to the troubled air T) And with a Poet's hand and Prophet's fire, Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre. Guess my surprize,...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805
...affectingly represented by the masterly pencil of Reynolds. Gray, when describing the bard, says, Loose his beard, and hoary hair Streamed, like a meteor, to the troubled air:" He is supposed to have recollected the celebrated picture of Raphael, at Florence, representing the...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805
...affectingly represented by the masterly pencil of Reynolds. Gray, when describing the bard, says, • " Loose his beard, and hoary hair Streamed, like a meteor, to the troubled air :" He is supposed to have recollected the celebrated picture of Raphael, at Florence, representing...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1807
...Dear as these eyes, that weep in fondness o'er thee." Gray tells us that the image of his " Bard " Loose his beard and hoary hair, Streamed like a METEOR to the troubled air, was taken from a picture of the supreme being by Raphael. It is however remarkable, and somewhat ludicrous,...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volumes 6-7

1809
...Conwaj's foaming flood, Kob'd in the sable garb of wo, With haggard eyes the poet stood ; Loose hid beard and hoary hair, Streamed like a- meteor to the troubled air, And with a master's hand and prophet's fire Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre." "The silent picture of the painter...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

1809
...Sempronius says, " My voice is still for tear." jSee what Addison says, Spectator, Vol. IV. No. 309, " (Loose his beard and hoary hair Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air.J" GRAY'S Bard. This simile seems to have been suggested by a passage ia Milton, Par. Lost. b....
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The pulpit; or, A biographical and literary account of eminent ..., Volume 2

Garnet Terry - 1812
...rock, whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood, Rob'd in the sable garb of woe, , With haggard eyes the poet stood ; (Loose his beard...hand and prophet's fire Struck the deep sorrows of bis lyre." , * Guess my surprise, when, on my arrival at Richmond, and mentioning the name of this...
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Readings on Poetry

Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Maria Edgeworth - 1816 - 212 pagina’s
...On a rock whose haughty brow Frowns o'er old Comvay's foaming flood, Robed in the sable garb of woe, With haggard eyes the poet stood. Loose his beard...Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air, And with a master's hand, 'and prophet's fire, Struck the deep sorrows of his lyre." The Bard is represented standing...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - 1816 - 615 pagina’s
...brow " Froicas o'er old Conway's foaming flood, " Robed in the sable garb of woo, " With haggard eye the poet stood. '• Loose his beard and hoary hair " Streamed like a meteor to the troubled air." Of these lines, the two first present a picture which the imagination naturally views from below :...
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