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" O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared High the screaming sea-mew soared; On Tintagel's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower ; Round the rough castle shrilly sung The whirling blast, and wildly flung On each tall rampart's thundering side... "
A yacht voyage round England - Page 143
by William Henry Giles Kingston - 1879 - 334 pages
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English Minstrelsy: Being a Selection of Fugitive Poetry from the ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1810 - 308 pages
...of British glory chose ; And to the strings of various chime Attempered thus the fabling rhyme : " O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared, " High the screaming sea-mew soared ; " On Tintaggel's topmost tower " Darksome fell the sleety shower ; " Round the rough castle shrilly sung...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

1838 - 884 pages
...British glory chose ; And to the strings of various chyme Attempered thus the fabling rbyme. •' ' O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared, High the screaming sea-mew soared ; On Tintaggel's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower ; Round the rough castle shrilly sung The...
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The Legendary Cabinet: A Collection of British National Ballads, Ancient and ...

John Docwra Parry - 1829 - 460 pages
...battle of Hastings.— W. And to the strings of various chime, Attempered thus the fabling rhyme : " O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared, High the screaming seamew soared ; On Tintaggel's * topmost tower, Darksome fell the sleety shower ; Round the rough castle shrilly sung...
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Visits to Remarkable Places: Old Halls, Battle Fields, and Scenes ...

William Howitt - 1840 - 560 pages
...Warton ever saw the place, but he gives you a very good idea of it in his ' Grave of King Arthur ' — O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared, High the...Tintagel's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower . Kound the rough castle shrilly sung The whirling blast, and wildly flung On each tall rampart's thundering...
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Visits to Remarkable Places: Old Halls, Battle Fields, and Scenes ..., Volume 1

William Howitt - 1840 - 548 pages
...Warton ever saw the place, but he gives you a very good idea of it in his ' Grave of King Arthur ' — O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared, High the screaming sea-mew soared ; On Tintagel'" topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower; Hound tl'. • rough cattle shrilly sung...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1842 - 352 pages
...Themes of British glory chose ; And to the strings of various chime Attempered thus the fabling rhyme. " O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared High the...Tintagel's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower ; Round the rough castle shrilly sung The whirling blast, and wildly flung On each tall rampart's thundering...
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Yachting Round the West of England

Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange - 1865 - 342 pages
...described by Wharton. 4 " O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roar'd, High the screaming seamew soar"d ; On Tintagel's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower ; When Arthur ranged his red-cross ranks On conscious Camlan's crimson banks, By Modred's faithless guile decreed Beneath a...
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Visits to remarkable places

William Howitt - 1882 - 492 pages
...gives you a very good idea of it in his ' Grave of King Arthur ' : — • O'er Cornwall's cliffs ihe tempest roared, High the screaming sea-mew soared...Tintagel's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower ; Round the rough castle shrilly sung The whirling blast, and wildly flung On each tall rampart's thundering...
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English Lyrical Poetry from Its Origins to the Present Time

Edward Bliss Reed - 1912 - 640 pages
...stirs the imagination especially by its use of names that carry with them the glamour of romance: " O'er Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared, High the...Tintagel's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower."2 In lyrical poetry it is unfortunate that the anthologist and not the critic has often decided...
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British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional"

1912 - 572 pages
...'harvest. 7 men who bind up the sheaves. 8 hoary. 9 coaxing. 10 strapping lads. DEATH OF KING ARTHUR O'ER Cornwall's cliffs the tempest roared, High the screaming sea-mew soared; On Tintagell's topmost tower Darksome fell the sleety shower; Round the rough castle shrilly sung The...
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