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" From that time until the moment of arrival, it was all feverish excitement. The ships of war, that prowled like guardian giants along the coast; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel ; the Welsh mountains, towering into the clouds... "
The Suffolk literary chronicle - Page 178
1838
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819
...excitement. The ships of war, that prowled like guardian gi.-ints along the coast; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel ; the Welsh mountains,...neat cottages, with their trim shrubberies and green grass plots. I saw the mouldering ruin of an abbey overrun with ivy, and the taper spire of a village...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1820 - 419 pages
...excitement. The ships of war, that prowled like guardian giants along the coast; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel ; the Welsh mountains,...telescope. My eye dwelt with delight on neat cottages, with VOL. i. c their trim shrubberies and green grass plots. I saw the mouldering ruin of an abbey overrun...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - American literature - 1821 - 336 pages
...excitement. The ships of war, that prowled like guardian giants along the coast; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel; the Welsh mountains,...neat cottages, with their trim shrubberies and green grass plots. I saw the mouldering ruin of an abbey overrun with ivy, and the taper spire of a village...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - American literature - 1821 - 336 pages
...excitement. The ships of war, that prowled like guardian giants along the coast; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel ;> the Welsh mountains,...neat cottages, with their trim shrubberies and green grass plots. I saw the mouldering ruin of an abbey overrun with ivy, and the taper spire of a village...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...excitement. The ships of war that prowled like guardian giants round the coast ; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel ; the Welsh mountains,...neat cottages, with their trim shrubberies and green grass plots. I saw the mouldering ruins of an abbey overrun with ivy, and the taper spire of a village...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - English literature - 1824
...excitement. The ships of war that prowled like guardian giants round the coast; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel; the Welsh mountains,...shrubberies and green grass-plots. I saw the mouldering ruins of an abbey overrun with ivy, and the taper spire of a village church rising from the brow of...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...excitement. The ships of war, that prowled like guardian giants along the coast; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel; the Welsh mountains,...neat cottages, with their trim shrubberies and green grass plots. I saw the mouldering ruin of an abbey overrun with ivy, and the taper spire of a village...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 84

English literature - 1819
...excitement. The ships of war, that prowled like guardian giants along the coast; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel ; the Welsh mountains,...were objects of intense interest* As we sailed up thr .Mersey, 1 reconnoitred the shores with a telescope. My eye dwelt with delight on neat cottageĢ,...
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The Beauties of Washington Irving, Esq. ...

Washington Irving - American essays - 1830 - 316 pages
...excitement. The ships of war, that prowled like guardian giants along the coast ; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel ; the Welsh mountains,...neat cottages, with their trim shrubberies and green grass plots. I saw the mouldering ruin of an abbey overrun with ivy, and the taper spire of a village...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...excitement. The ships of war that prowled like guardian giants round the coast ; the headlands of Ireland, stretching out into the channel ; the Welsh mountains,...neat cottages, with their trim shrubberies and green grass plots. I saw the mouldering ruins of an abbey overrun with ivy, and the taper spire of a village...
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