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" And oft, before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming stars fall headlong from the skies, And, shooting through the darkness, gild the night With sweeping glories, and long trails of light... "
The Geography of the Heavens: And Class-book of Astronomy : Accompanied by a ... - Page 155
by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - 1860 - 345 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 260 pages
...Pnecipites ccelo lahi, r.octisque per umhram Flammarum lon.gos a tergoalhescere tractus, And oft hefore tempestuous winds arise, The seeming stars fall headlong...the darkness gild the night With sweeping glories, ar.d long trails of light. Dryiicr.. 592. Beneath tii' A%tm ;] They are islands in the Atlantic ocean,...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 1

Virgil - Agriculture - 1803 - 364 pages
...wat'ry stand, And, mounting upward with erected flight, Gain on the skies, and soar above the sight. 500 And oft, before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming...night With sweeping glories, and long trails of light; And chaff with eddy-winds is whirl'd around, 505 And dancing leaves are lifted from the ground; And...
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The works of Virgil, tr. into Engl. verse by mr. Dryden. Carey, Volume 1

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1806 - 310 pages
...wat'ry stand, And, mounting upward with erected flight, Gain on the skies, and soar above the sight. 500 And oft, before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming...darkness, gild the night With sweeping glories, and long traijs of light; And chaff with eddy-winds is whirl'd around, 505 And dancing leaves are lifted from...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806 - 192 pages
...before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming stars fall .headlong from the skies, And, shooting thro' the darkness, gild the night With sweeping glories and long trails of light: And* The Huntsman. 77 And chaff with eddy winds is whirl'd around, And dancing leaves are lifted from...
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The Works of John Dryden Now First Collected ...

John Dryden - 1808 - 504 pages
...watery stand, And, mounting upward with erected flight, Gain on the skies, and soar above the sight. And oft, before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming...night With sweeping glories, and long trails of light ; And chaff with eddy-winds is whirled around, And dancing leaves are lifted from the ground ; And...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808 - 484 pages
...watery stand, And, mounting upward with erected flight, Gain on the skies, and soar above the sight. And oft, before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming...night With sweeping glories, and long trails of light; And chaff with eddy-winds is whirled around, And dancing leaves are lifted from, the ground ; And floating...
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The Spirit Land

Samuel Bulfinch Emmons - Spiritualism - 1857 - 302 pages
...Georgics, speak* as follows : — " And oft, before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming stars Jail headlong from the skies, And, shooting through the...night With sweeping glories and long trails of light." In 553, under the reign of Justinian, were seen showers of falling stars in extraordinary numbers,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 770 pages
...watery stand ; And mounting upward with erected flight, foin on the skies, and soar above the sight. And oft before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming...And, shooting through the darkness, gild the night ™"h sweeping glories, and long trails of light : And chaff with eddy winds is whirl'd around, Andiiancing...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 790 pages
...the skies, and soar above the sight. And oft before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming stnrs_fall headlong from the skies ; And, shooting through the...night With sweeping glories, and long trails of light : And chaff with eddy winds is whirl'd around, And dancing leaves are lifted from the ground j And...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 10, Parts 1-2

Greek literature - 1813 - 432 pages
...watery stand, And, mounting upward with erected flight, Gain on the skies, and soar above the sight. And oft, before tempestuous winds arise, The seeming...night With sweeping glories, and long trails of light ; And chaff with eddy-winds is whirl'd around, And dancing leaves are lifted from the ground ; And...
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