Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" Now gliding remote, on the verge of the sky, The moon half extinguished her crescent displays ; But lately I marked, when majestic on high She shone, and the planets were lost in her blaze. Roll on, thou fair orb, and with gladness pursue The path that... "
Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative - Page 331
by Nathan Drake - 1800
Full view - About this book

The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: in Two Books. With Some Other Poems

James Beattie - 1797 - 150 pages
...the sky, " The Moon half extinguish'd her crescent displays : " But lately I mark'd, when majestick on high " She shone, and the planets were lost in...conducts thee to splendor again. " But Man's faded glory what change shall renew ! " Ah fool! to exult in a glory so vain ! " 'Tis night, and the landscape...
Full view - About this book

The Minstrel: Or, The Progress of Genius. In Two Books. With Some Other Poems

James Beattie - Wood-engraving - 1802 - 152 pages
...on the verge of the sky, " The Moon half extinguish'd her crescent displays : " But lately I mark'd, when majestic on high " She shone, and the planets...conducts thee to splendor again. " But Man's faded glory what change shall renew ! " Ah fool ! to exult in a glory so vaiu ! " 'T is night, and the landscape...
Full view - About this book

Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Health - 1802 - 302 pages
...on the verge of the sky, " The Moon half extinguish'd her crescent displays : " But lately I mark'd, when majestic on high " She shone, and the planets...fair orb, and with gladness pursue " The path that condufts thee to splendor again. " But Man's faded glory what change shall renew ! J' Ah fool ! to...
Full view - About this book

The Minstrel, Or, The Progress of Genius, with Some Other Poems

James Beattie - 1803 - 190 pages
...the verge of the sky, " The moon, half-extinguished, her crescent displays : " But lately I marked, when majestic on high, " She shone, and the planets...with gladness pursue " The path that conducts thee to splendour again : " But man's faded glory no change shall renew — " Ah fool ! to exult in a glory...
Full view - About this book

Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - 1804 - 416 pages
...remote, on the verge of the sky, The Moon half-extmguish'd her crescent displays: But lately I mark'd, when majestic on high She shone, and the planets were lost in her Mase. Roll on, thou fair orh, and with gladness pursue The path that conducts thee to splendor again....
Full view - About this book

The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: With Some Other Poems

James Beattie, Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1805 - 190 pages
...on the verge of the sky, " The Moon half extinguish'd her crescent displays : " But lately I mark'd, when majestic on high " She shone, and the planets...thee to splendor again•. " But Man's faded glory what change shall renew ! " Ah fool ! to exult in a glory so vain ! " 'Tis night, and the landscape...
Full view - About this book

The minstrel; or, The progress of genius: with some other poems

James Beattie - Genius - 1805 - 178 pages
...the verge of the sky, " The moon, half-extinguished, her crescent displays : " But lately I marked, when majestic on high, " She shone, and the planets...with gladness pursue " The path that conducts thee to splendour again : " But man's faded glory no change shall renew — " Ah fool ! to exult in a glory...
Full view - About this book

Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 280 pages
...remote, on the verge of the sky, The Moon half-extingnish'd her crescent displays: But lately I mark'd, when majestic on high, She shone, and the planets were lost in her blaze. Roll on, thou fair orh, and with gladness pursue The path that conducts thee to splendor again.— But Man's faded glory...
Full view - About this book

Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808 - 496 pages
...remote, on the verge of the sky, The moon half extinguish'd her cresent displays : But lately I mark'd, when majestic on high She shone, and the planets were...with gladness pursue The path that conducts thee to splendour again ; — But man's faded glory no change shall renew, Ah, fool ! to exult in a glory so...
Full view - About this book

Beauties selected from the writings of James Beattie. To which are prefixed ...

James Beattie, Thomas Gray - English literature - 1809 - 408 pages
...on the verge of the sky, " The Moon half extinguish'd her crescent displays: " But lately I mark'd, when majestic on high " She shone, and the planets...conducts thee to splendor again. " But Man's faded glory what change shall renew ! " Ah, fool ! to exult in a glory so vain! " 'Tis night, and the landscape...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF