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" I sift the snow on the mountains below. And their great pines groan aghast ; And all the night 'tis my pillow white. While I sleep in the arms of the blast. Sublime on the towers of my skiey bowers. Lightning my pilot sits. In a cavern under is "
The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ... - Page 548
by John Aikin - 1852
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Macmillan's reading books, Book 4

Macmillan and co, ltd - 1875
...whiten the green plains under, And then again I dissolve it in rain, And laugh as I pass^in thunder. I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their...bowers, Lightning my pilot sits, In a cavern under is fettered the thunder, It struggles and howls at fits; Over earth and ocean with gentle motion, This...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...green all girded up in sheaves, Bome on the bier with white and bristly beard. SHAKSPEARE : Sonnet XII. I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their...my pillow white, While I sleep in the arms of the blasL SHELLEY: The Cloud. Strephon, with leavy twigs of laurel.tree, A garland made, on temples for...
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Independent Sixth Reader: Containing a Complete Treatise on ..., Book 6

James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1875 - 472 pages
...dissolve it in rain, And laugh as I pass in thunder. 2. I sift the snow on the mountains below, Ami their great pines groan aghast: And all the night...the arms of the blast. Sublime on the towers of my skyey bowers It struggles and howls at fits. Over earth and ocean, with gentle motion, This pilot is...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...vermilion, Baptized in molten gold, and pavilion, And blending every color into one. BVHOX. THE CLOUD. I SIFT the snow on the mountains below, And their...aghast; And all the night 'tis my pillow white, While 1 sleep in the anus of the blast. Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 5

English wit and humor - 1888
...are shaken the dews that waken As she dances about the sun. I wield the flail of the lashing hail, I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their...bowers Lightning, my pilot, sits ; In a cavern under is fettered the thunder, It struggles «nd howls at fits ; Over earth and ocean, with gentle motion. This...
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The English Della Cruscans and Their Time, 1783–1828

W.N. Hargreaves-Mawdsley - History - 1967 - 322 pages
...away! Fairer far than this fair Day.. . 8 1 Ibid., pp. 137-41. 1 Ibid., pp. 137-8. 1 Cf. lines 17-20: "Sublime on the towers of my skiey bowers, Lightning my pilot sits; In a cavern under is fettered the thunder, It struggles and howls at fits..." Although, of course, the trick of forming...
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An Anthology of Pure Poetry

George Moore - English poetry - 1973 - 187 pages
...whiten the green plains under, And then again I dissolve it in rain, And laugh as I pass in thunder. I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their great pines groan aghaft; And all the night ‘tis my pillow white, While I sleep in the arms of the blaft. Sublime on...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1891
...‘ Cloud ‘ convey no distinct idea to the mind; that should be admitted by all discreet readers I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their...pillow white, While I sleep in the arms of the blast. 1¿ ‘Tis my pillow white.” If ‘tis refers to anything it refers to the snow. Now if the cloud's...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...whiten the green plains under, 10 And then again I dissolve it in rain, And laugh as I pass in thunder. I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their...bowers, Lightning my pilot sits; In a cavern under is fettered the thunder, It struggles and howls at fits; 20 Over earth and ocean, with gentle motion,...
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Our Affair with El Niño: How We Transformed an Enchanting Peruvian Current ...

S. George Philander - Nature - 2004 - 275 pages
...crystals that sometimes stick together to form snowflakes in a variety of shapes. On such occasions I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their...pillow white, While I sleep in the arms of the blast. My presence requires continual evaporation, condensation, and precipitation. To what end? I do it for...
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