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" To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's shady scene, Where things that own not man's dominion dwell, And mortal foot hath ne'er or rarely been ; To climb the trackless mountain all unseen, With the wild flock that never... "
A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets - Page 525
by Henry George Bohn - 1883 - 761 pages
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Select Reviews of Literature, Volume 7

1812 - 560 pages
...A flashing pamj! of which the weary breast Would snll, albeit in vain, the heavy heart divest. XXV. To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...'tis but to hold Converse with Nature's charms, and see her stores unroliV. XXVI. But 'midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 19

1811 - 546 pages
...meditations. There is great power, we think, and great bitterness of soul, in the following stanzas. ' To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...'tis but to hold Converse with nature's charms, and see her stores unroll V . But midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to feel,...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 19

1811 - 600 pages
...meditations. There is great power, we think, and great bitterness of soul, in the fallowing stan/as. ' To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...steeps and foaming falls to lean ; This is not solitude 4 'tis but to hold Converse with nature's charms, and see her stores unroll'd. But midst the crowd,...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 3

1812 - 528 pages
...thought is decked in the graces of unborrowed poetry, and appears in all the charms of originality. " To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...'tis but to hold Converse with Nature's charms, and see her stores unroll'd. " But midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to feel,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 7

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1812 - 506 pages
...phase; But Mauritania's giant shadows frown, From mountain cliff to coast descending sombre down. XXV. To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...'tis but to hold Converse with nature's charms, and see her stores unrolled. XXVI. But midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 7

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1812 - 510 pages
...phase ; But Mauritania's giant shadows frown, From mountain cliff to coast descending sombre down. XXV. To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...'tis but to hold Converse with nature's charms, and see her stores unrolled. XXVI. But midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

1812 - 708 pages
...grace, they frequently possess. Let us take, for example, the two following stanzas on solitude. ' To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...flock that never needs a fold ; Alone o'er steeps and foamiug falls to lean ;..,.. This is not solitude ; 'tis but to hold „. Converse with nature's charms,...
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The Quarterly Review (london)

Anonymous - 1812 - 512 pages
...XXV. To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's shady scene, AVhere things that own not man's dominion dwell, And mortal...'tis but to hold Converse with nature's charms, and see her stores unrolled. XXVI. But midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to...
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Select Reviews, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 7

Enos Bronson - 1812 - 562 pages
...flashing pang! of which the weary breast Would stilli albeit in vain, the heavy heart divest. XXV. To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...climb the trackless mountain all unseen, With the wild flsck that never needs a fold ; Alone o'er steeps and foaming falls to lean ; This is not solitude...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt : and Other Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1812 - 314 pages
...flashing pang ! of which the wear}' breast Would still, albeit in vain, the heavy heart divest. XXV. To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly...ne'er, or rarely been ; To climb the trackless mountain ail unseen, With the wild flock that never needs a fold ; Alone o'er steeps and foaming falls to lean;...
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