This section is from the book "A Library Of Wonders And Curiosities Found In Nature And Art, Science And Literature", by I. Platt. Also available from Amazon: A library of wonders and curiosities.
-----------Sublime the uplifted mountains rise,
And with their pointed heads invade the skies ;
While the high cliffs their craggy arms extend,
Distinguish states, and sever'd realms defend. Blachmore.