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Quotation by James Thomson
High from the summit of a craggy cliff, Hung o'er the deep, such as amazing frowns On utmost Kilda's shore, whose lonely race Resign the setting sun to Indian worlds, The royal eagle draws his vigorous young
James Thomson (1700–1748), Scottish poet. Spring (l. 71–75). . .
Poetry in English; an Anthology. M. L. Rosenthal, general ed. (1987) Oxford University Press.
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