Contemplation: A Poem : with Tales, and Other Poetical Compositions

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807 - 217 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 63 - Sleep'st by the fable of Bellerus old, Where the great vision of the guarded mount Looks toward Namancos and Bayona's hold; Look homeward, Angel, now, and melt with ruth, And, O ye dolphins, waft the hapless youth.
الصفحة 83 - There is a popular story attached to this lake, ridiculous enough as most of those tales are. It is, that a person of the name of Tregeagle, who had been a rich and powerful man but very wicked, guilty of murder and other heinous crimes, lived near this place ; and that, after his death, his spirit haunted the neighbourhood, but was at length exorcised and laid to rest in Dozmare
الصفحة 84 - Tregeagle, who had been a rich and powerful man, but very wicked, guilty of murder and other heinous crimes, lived near this place; and that, after his death, his spirit haunted the neighbourhood, but was at length exorcised and laid to rest in Dozmare Pool. But having in his lifetime, in order to enjoy the good things of this world, disposed of his soul and body to the devil, his infernal majesty takes great pleasure in tormenting him, by imposing on him difficult tasks; such as spinning a rope...
الصفحة 206 - ... it would have obtained for its author a very considerable reputation, though her former work had been wholly unknown.
الصفحة 206 - Vol. I. containing, the Sabbath (5th edition) ; Sabbath Walks ; the Rural Calendar ; and Smaller Poems. Vol. II. containing, the Birds of Scotland ; and Mary Stuart, a Dramatic Poem. 13. THE BIRDS OF SCOTLAND, BIBLICAL PICTURES, and THE RURAL CALENDAR, with other POEMS. By JAMES GRAHAME, Author of " The Sabbath,
الصفحة 206 - Walks ; the Rural Calendar ; and smaller Poems. Vol. II. containing! the Birds of Scotland ; and Mary Stuart, a Dramatic Poem. THE BIRDS of SCOTLAND, BIBLICAL PICTURES and THE RURAL CALENDAR, with other Poems. ' By JAMES GRAHAME, Anthor of " The Sahhath,
الصفحة 85 - IN Cornwaile's famed land, bye the poole on the moore, Tregeagle the wickede did dwelle ; He once was a shepherde, contented and poore, But growing ambytious, and wishing for more, Sad fortune the shepherde befelle.
الصفحة 79 - ... he considers the sun as a most magnificent habitable globe, surrounded by a double set of clouds. Those which are nearest its opaque body are less bright, and more closely connected together, than those of the upper stratum, which form the luminous apparent globe we behold. This luminous external matter is of a phosphoric nature, having several accidental openings in it, through which we see the sun's body, or the more opaque clouds beneath.
الصفحة 72 - Once girt with spreading oaks ; mysterious rows Of rude enormous obelisks, that rise Orb within orb, stupendous monuments Of artless architecture, such as now Oft-times amaze the wandering traveller, By the pale moon discern'd on Sarum's plain...
الصفحة 84 - ... &c., and at times amuses himself with hunting him over the moors with his hell-hounds, at which time Tregeagle is heard to howl and roar in a most dreadful manner, so that "roaring and howling like Tregeagle...

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