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" IT is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration... "
Poems - Page 191
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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The Pilgrim in the Shadow of the Jungfrau Alp

George Barrell Cheever - 1848 - 214 pages
...the prelude wherewith it seems as if nature herself would put man in harmony for the Sabbath. " It is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time...the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity ; Listen ! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like thunder —...
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Essays and Reviews ...

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1848 - 360 pages
...combination of the most powerful and intense meditation with the utmost sweetness of feeling. " It is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time...with adoration ; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquility ; The gentleness of heaven is on the sea ; Listen ! the mighty Being is awake, And doth...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - 1849
...And let my spirit in that power divine Rejoice, as, through that power, it ceased to mourn. XXX. IT is a beauteous evening, calm and free. The holy time...down in its tranquillity ; The gentleness of heaven broods o'er the Sea : Listen ! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with his eternal motion make A sound...
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The Genius of Italy: Being Sketches of Italian Life, Literature, and Religion

Robert Turnbull - 1849 - 332 pages
...plash of a distant oar. It is as if the spirit of heaven had cast its shadow upon the earth. . " It is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time...with adoration ; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquility ; Listen ! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like...
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The Genius of Italy: Being Sketches of Italian Life, Literature, and Religion

Robert Turnbull - 1849 - 332 pages
...is as if the spirit of heaven had .cast its shadow upon the earth. " It is a beauteous evening, culm and free ; The holy time is quiet as a nun Breathless...with adoration ; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquility ; Listen ! the mighty Being is awake, . And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like...
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Notes and Queries

1907
...tranquil sunset and the gentleness of heaven over the face of the waters, he suddenly exclaims : Listen I the mighty Being is awake, And doth with his eternal...motion make A sound like thunder — everlastingly. The quick transition from the contemplation of the peaceful scene to the thought of the omnipresent...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 727 pages
...let my spirit in that power divine Rejoice, as. through that power, it ceased to mourn. XXXIL . IT is a beauteous Evening, calm and free; The holy time...Child ! dear Girl ! that walkest with me here, If thou apncar'st untouched by solemn thought, Thy nature is not therefore less divine : Thou Host in Abraham's...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 38

1851
...disappointed. Well, Jonathan, what more have you jotted down ? SLJNQSBY resumes his reading : — " ' It is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time...down in its tranquillity ; The gentleness of heaven broods o'er the sea,' as we step ashore at Glenfalloch. The moon shines out with a mild lustre, replacing...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 14

1851
...meant to advocate, let us be contented with the following beautiful and highly meditative sonnet : " It is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time...with adoration ; the broad sun Is sinking down in tranquillity ; The gentleness of Ьеатеп is on the sea. Listen 1 the mighty Being is awake, And...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 38

1851
...disappointed. Well, Jonathan, what more have you jotted down ? SIJNGSBY resumes his reading : — " ' It is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time...Breathless with adoration ; the broad sun Is sinking dowu in its tranquillity; The gentleness of heaven broods o'er the sea,' as we step ashore at Glenfalloch....
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