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MOUNT'S - BAY.
By HUMPHRY DAVY.
Mild blows the Zephyr o'er the ocean dark
By the orient gleam
On yon rough craig
On the sea
In his caves
* The Land's End in Cornwall.
+ The granite in Cornwall, is generally found incumbent on primitive shistus. This is the case in many of the cliffs at
Encircled by the wave, where to the breeze
i Thy awful height Bolerium is not loved
By busy Man, and no one wanders there
He whose heart
the Land's End. The upper stratum is composed of granite, the lower with the surrounding rocks of Shistus.
* The Islands of Scilly,
Upon his mind the image of the Maid,
dark cliff* o'ershadows the blue main THEORA died amidst the stormy waves, And on its feet the sea-dews wash'd her corpse And the wild breath of storms shook her black locks. Young was Theora, bluer was her eye Than the bright azure of the moonlight night, Fair was her cheek as is the ocean cloud Red with the morning ray.
Anidst the groves And greens and nodding rocks that overhang The grey Killarney, passed her morning days Bright with the beams of joy.
To Solitude To Nature and to God she gave her youth. Hence were her passions tuned to harmony. Her azure eye oft glistened with the tear Of sensibility, and her soft cheek Glow'd with the blush of rapture. Hence she loved To wander midst the green wood silvered o'er By the bright moonbeam. Hence she loved the rocks
* A Rock near the Land's End, called the Irish Lady.
Crown'd with the nodding ivy: and the lake
Dark in the midnight cloud
* The Irish Lady was shipwrecked at the Land's End about the time of the massacre of the Irish Protestants by the Catholics, in the reign of Charles the First.