"yet still the sails made on
A pleasant noise till noon,
A noise like of a hidden brook
In the leafy month of June,..."
See in text (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner in Seven Parts)
The Mariner uses images of nature, such as “a noise like a hidden brook” and “the sleeping woods all night,” to describe the unearthly sounds and compare them to the angelic choirs of the previous stanza. Even though this pastoral imagery may seem out of place in an oceanic setting, it evokes a peaceful mood as the Mariner makes his escape.
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