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" Inspired repulsed battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an angel by divine command With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast ;... "
The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ... - Página 93
por Ossian - 1805
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 páginas
...as of late o'er pale Britannia pass'd, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast, And, pleas'd the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm. "ALL IN THE DOWNS." BY JOHN GAY. — 1688-1732. [JOHN GAY was born at Barnstaple, in Devonshire, in...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1872
...of late o'er pale Britannia passed), Calm and serene he drives the furious blast ; And, pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm." Addison left off at a good moment. That simile was pronounced to be of the greatest ever produced in...
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A first sketch of English literature

Henry Morley - 1873
...admiration of the use made of a recent great storm, for likening of Marlborough in battle to the angel who " Pleased th* Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm." Addison followed up the success of this piece by publishing his Remarks on Italy, with a dedication...
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The Illustrated Catholic Family Annual for ..., Volúmenes6-9

1874
...divine command, With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast, And,...perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm." THE MONK OF MARMOUTIER. OR^ THE LEGEND OF LIMERICK BELLS. THERE is a convent on the Alban hill, Round...
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Dawn to daylight; or, Gleams from the poets of twelve centuries

Dawn - 1874 - 298 páginas
...divine command With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast, And,...perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm. EMEMBER, O my friends, the laws, the rights, The generous plan of power delivered down, From age to...
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The American Union Speaker: Containing Standard and Recent Selections in ...

John Dudley Philbrick - 1875 - 536 páginas
...divine command, With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Brittania passed, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast; And,...perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm." The development of the top of the voice requires practice upon passages expressing brisk, gay, and...
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The poetical works of Joseph Addison: Gay's Fables; and Somerville's Chase ...

Joseph Addison - 1875
...of late o'er pale Britannia passed,1 Calm and serene he drives the furious blast; And, pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm. But see the haughty household-troops advance! The dread of Europe, and the pride of France. The war's...
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Famous historical scenes from three centuries, selected by A.R.H. Moncrieff

Famous historical scenes - 1875
...as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast ; And, pleas'd the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm. ADDISON'S Campaign. At the conclusion of the battle, the Duke of Marlborough took up his head-quarters...
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Studies in English Literature

John Dennis - 1876 - 444 páginas
...official post by a simile, having compared Marlborough's " mighty soul " at Blenheim to an angel who " pleased th' Almighty's orders to perform Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm," advanced, a conqueror himself, from one position to another until he reached his highest elevation...
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Critical Writings of Ford Madox Ford

Ford Madox Ford - 1964 - 167 páginas
...divine command With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast; And pleased...perform Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm! In a Division with which I was acquainted we used to say: "Pore y old Plumer's got 'em on the run!"...
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