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" Twas a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And in the midst an aged Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty head ; And... "
Christina, the Maid of the South Seas: A Poem - Page 197
by Mary Russell Mitford - 1811 - 332 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 17

1810 - 522 pages
...174. The following description is in a very different style, though not less perfect in its kind. * 'Twas a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and...grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree ; Far o'er die lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its loi'iy head.; ., And many...
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The Curse of Kehama, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1811 - 236 pages
...Hope we have none, . . why travel on in fear ? We cannot fly from Fate, and Fate will find us here. 'Twas a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and...goodly sight to see That venerable tree, For o'er tlie lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight Columns propt its lofty head ; And many a long depending...
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Select Reviews, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 5

Enos Bronson - 1811 - 456 pages
...170—174.The following description is in a very different style, though not less perfect in its kind. , " Twas a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and...It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree; Far over the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty head; And many a long...
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The Curse of Kehama, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1812 - 232 pages
...Hope we have none, . . why travel on in fear ? We cannot fly from Fate, and Fate will find us here. 5. 'Twas a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and...tree, For o'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty head ; And many a long depending shoot, Seeking to strike its root,...
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Select Reviews, Volume 5

1812 - 470 pages
...170—174. The following description is in a very different style, though not less perfect in its kind. " Twas a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and...It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tree; Far over the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty head; And many a long...
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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau über die neuesten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - 1820 - 796 pages
...haben und rudern, schwimmen 'Twos a fair scene wherein they stood, *4 green and eunny glade am id the And in the midst an aged Banian grew It was a goodly sight to see That venerable tret, Far o'er the Ictwn , irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty lit ad j And...
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A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts, and in ...

1829 - 446 pages
...splendid work on ' Oriental Scenery,' well illustrates this description : " 'Twas a fairscenewherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood,...tree, For o'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty head; And many a long depending shoot Seeking to strike its root,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: Complete in One Volume

Robert Southey - 1829 - 806 pages
...we have none, — why travel on in fearl We cannot fly from Fate, and Fate will find us here. T wa&a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and sunny glade amid the wood, And iu the midst an aged 49 Banian grew. It was a goodly sight to see That venerable iree. For o'er the...
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A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts, and in ...

1830 - 440 pages
...from Mr. Daniell's splendid work on ' Oriental Scenery,' well illustrates this description: " ".('was a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and sunny...tree, For o'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty head; And many a long depending shoot Seeking to strike its root,...
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A Description and History of Vegetable Substances: Used in the ..., Volume 1

1830 - 438 pages
...from Mr. Daniell's splendid work on ' Oriental Scenery,' well illustrates this description: « 'Twos a fair scene wherein they stood, A green and sunny...tree, For o'er the lawn, irregularly spread, Fifty straight columns propt its lofty head ; And many a long depending shoot Seeking to strike its root,...
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