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" The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun,— the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable woods— rivers that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks That make the meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and... "
Wilson's Book of Recitations and Dialogues: With Instructions in Elocution ... - Page 49
by Floyd Baker Wilson - 1869 - 188 pages
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The Practical Elocutionist, Or, The Principles of Elocution Rendered Easy of ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Elocution - 1849 - 58 pages
...The year 5. Solemnity and Sublimity. The hills, Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun, — the vales, Stretching in pensive quietness between, — The venerable...and the complaining brooks, That make the meadows green,—and, poured 'round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn decorations...
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Poems by William Cullen Bryant

William Cullen Bryant - 1849 - 378 pages
...ancient as the sun,—the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable woods—rivers that move In majesty, and the complaining brooks That...meadows green; and, poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste,— Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden...
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GEMS OF POETRY, FROM FORTY-EIGHT AMERICAN POETS.

1850
...past, All in one mighty sepulchre. — The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between ; The venerable...meadows green ; and poured round all, Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste,- — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden...
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Early American Poetry: Selections from Bradstreet, Taylor, Dwight, Freneau ...

Jane Donahue Eberwein - Poetry - 1978 - 398 pages
...— the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable woods — rivers that move 4 In majesty, and the complaining brooks That make the...meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden...
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Death and the Humanities

Sharon Scholl - Art - 1984 - 238 pages
...ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable...complaining brooks That make the meadows green; and poured all round, Old Ocean's gray and melancholy waste, — Of the great tomb of man. Here is no arena of...
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Essays and Reviews

Library of America, Edgar Allan Poe, Gary Richard Thompson - Literary Collections - 1984 - 1544 pages
...pleasant dreams. The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun — the vales Stretching in pensive quietude fest the day Shall fold their gray and melancholy waste — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. Oh, Fairest...
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Law and Letters in American Culture

Robert A. Ferguson - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 417 pages
...cosmic size both to create sublime effect and to insure an anthropocentric universe. 64 Nature's forms "are but the solemn decorations all / Of the great tomb of man," while sun and stars shine down as mourners upon the "one mighty sepulchre" that is earth. Enveloping...
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Light From Many Lamps

Lillian Watson - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1988 - 352 pages
...ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun,— the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable...meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and melancholy waste,— Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden...
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The River of the Mother of God: and other Essays by Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold - Nature - 1992 - 400 pages
...anthropomorphism is Bryant's "Thanatopsis": ... The hills Rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun — the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable...make the meadows green, and, poured round all Old oceans gray and melancholy waste — Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. Since...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...ages past, All in one mighty sepulchre. The hills Rock-ribb'd and ancient as the sun, — the vales Stretching in pensive quietness between; The venerable...complaining brooks That make the meadows green; and, pour'd round all, Old Ocean's grey and melancholy waste, — Are but the solemn decorations all Of...
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