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" Some on the lower boughs which crost their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound; Some to the passing wind at times, with sway Of gentle motion swung; Others of younger growth, unmoved, were hung... "
The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art - Page 177
1841
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 5

Beautiful poetry - 1858 - 346 pages
...towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs, which crost their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound...Of gentle motion swung ; Others of younger growth, unmoved were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height. Beneath was smooth and fair to...
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Earth, Sea and Sky, Or, the Hand of God in the Works of Nature, Volume 1

John Marius Wilson - 1859 - 476 pages
...towards the groaml, Some on the lower boughs, which cross'd their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound;...Of gentle motion swung; Others of younger growth, unmoved, were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height. Beneath was smooth and fair to...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir of the Author ...

Robert Southey - 1860 - 338 pages
...towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs which crossed their way, Fixing their bearded fibres round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound;...Of gentle motion swung; Others, of younger growth, unmoved, were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height: Beneath was smooth and fair to...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation, Volume 28

Thomas Milner - 1860 - 896 pages
...towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs which cross'd their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound...Of gentle motion swung; Others of younger growth, unmored, were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height. Beneath was smooth and fair to...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir of the Author ...

Robert Southey - 1860 - 352 pages
...towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs which crossed their way, Fixing their bearded fibres round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound...Of gentle motion swung ; Others, of younger growth, unmoved, were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height: Beneath was smooth and fair to...
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British ferns and mosses

British ferns - 1861 - 146 pages
...toward the ground; Some on the lower boughs which cross their way, Fixing their bearded fibres round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound...wind, at times with sway Of gentle motion swung." June \\th. — A rainy day, yet passed pleasantly in spreading out the mosses which we had gathered...
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Cassell's popular natural history, Volumes 1-2; Volume 42

Cassell, ltd - 1863 - 834 pages
...to the passing wind at times, with away Of gentle motion swung; Others of younger growth, unmoved, were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height ; Beneath was smooth and fair to sight, Xor weeds nor briers deformed the natural floor And through the leafy cope whii:h bowered it o'er Came...
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The Juvenile Verse and Picture Book

Juvenile verse and picture book - 1866 - 136 pages
...towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs, which cross'd their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound...Of gentle motion swung; Others, of younger growth, unmoved were hung Like stone drops from the cavern's fretted height. Beneath was smooth and fair to...
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Beauties and Wonders of Vegetable Life; or, Rambles in parks, forests ...

Beauties - 1866 - 308 pages
...hearded fibres round and round \Vith many a ring and wild contortion wound ; Some to the passing winds at times with sway Of gentle motion swung ; Others of younger growth, unmoved were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height, Beneath was fair and smooth to...
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Wonders of the Vegetable World

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1867 - 134 pages
...towards the ground. Some on the lower boughs, which crossed their way, Fixing their bearded fibres, round and round, With many a ring and wild contortion wound...Of gentle motion swung ; Others of younger growth, unmoved, were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height. Beneath was smooth and fair to...
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