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" Where the dark scorpion gathers death around ; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake ; Where crouching tigers wait their hapless prey. And savage men more murderous still than they; While oft in whirls... "
Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell - Pagina 38
door Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pagina’s
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The Discovery and Colonization of America, and Immigration to the United ...

Edward Everett - 1853 - 32 pagina’s
...scorpion gathers death around, — Where, at each step, the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake, — Where crouching tigers...flies, Mingling the ravaged landscape with the skies." In this rather uninviting sketch, it must be confessed that it is not easy to recognize the natural...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1853 - 176 pagina’s
...men more murderous still than they ; While oft in whirls the mad tornado flies, Mingling the ravag'd landscape with the skies. Far different these from...scene, The cooling brook, the grassy-vested green, ' To savage beasts who on the weaker prey, Or human savages more wild than they! ' Sir W. Temple, p....
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - 1854 - 166 pagina’s
...dark scorpion gathers death around; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake ; Where crouching tigers wait...The breezy covert of the warbling grove, That only sheltered thefts of harmless love. Good Heaven! what sorrows gloomed that parting day, That called...
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The works of Oliver Goldsmith, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...scorpion gathers death around ; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers' wait...these from every former scene, The cooling brook, the grassy vested green, The breezy covert of the warbling grove, Tliat only shelter'd thefts of harmless...
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Augustan Studies: Essays in Honor of Irvin Ehrenpreis

Douglas Lane Patey, Timothy Keegan - 1985 - 270 pagina’s
...by a brief inventory that recapitulates the sights and sounds previously evoked in greater detail: The cooling brook, the grassy-vested green, The breezy covert of the warbling grove, That only sheltered thefts of harmless love. . . . The "pictured scene" of the villagers' departure for foreign...
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The Gay]grey Moose: Essays on the Ecologies and Mythologies of Canadian ...

D. M. R. Bentley - 1992 - 328 pagina’s
...dark scorpion gathers death around; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait...flies, Mingling the ravaged landscape with the skies. I6 Gary ignores the items in this description that he probably assumed to be absent from Lower Canada...
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New Essays on The Last of the Mohicans

H. Daniel Peck - 1992 - 143 pagina’s
...dark scorpion gathers death around; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait their hapless prey, And savage men more murderous than they; While oft in whirls the mad tornado flies, Mingling the ravaged landschape with the skies....
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 1, 1590-1820

Cyrus R. K. Patell - 1994 - 829 pagina’s
...Deserted Village" as a "horrid shore," Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait...prey, And savage men, more murderous still than they. The Recherches is a comparatively slim compendium of travel reports drawing heavily on Buffon. Whereas...
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Oriental Prospects: Western Literature and the Lure of the East

C. C. Barfoot, Theo d'. Haen - 1998 - 283 pagina’s
...scorpion scatters death around; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait...prey, And savage men more murderous still than they. 29 A further likely source — in this case for the "Egyptian" element in Fu-Manchu, along with a fascinated...
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Oriental Prospects: Western Literature and the Lure of the East

C. C. Barfoot, Theo d'. Haen - 1998 - 283 pagina’s
...scorpion scatters death around; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait...hapless prey, And savage men more murderous still than they.29 A further likely source — in this case for the "Egyptian" element in Fu-Manchu, along with...
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