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" tis said, when all were fired, Fill'd with fury, rapt, inspired, From the supporting myrtles round They snatch'd her instruments of sound,' And, as they oft had heard apart Sweet lessons of her forceful art, Each (for madness ruled the hour) Would prove... "
The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ... - Page 71
by William Collins - 1804
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 30

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1764 - 616 pages
...golden hair. The force of the following (lanza muft be univerfally felt : Firft Fear his hand, its (kill to try, Amid the chords, bewilder'd, laid, And back recoil'd he knew not why, Even at the found himfèlf had made. i It is with peculiar pleafure that we do this juftice to a Poet...
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Volume 35

1804 - 844 pages
...chords ; and then, when they reached her ears, looked fearfully around, alarmed at her own temerity. First Fear, his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid ; And back recuil'd, he knew not why, E'en at the sound himself had made*. Again Victoria ventured to touch die...
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A Collection of the Most Esteemed Pieces of Poetry, that Have Appeared for ...

Moses Mendez - 1770 - 334 pages
...Each, for madnefs rul'd the hour, Would prove his own expreffive power. Firft Fear his hand, its fldll to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd he knew not why, Even at the found himfelf had made. • Next Anger rufh'd, his eyes on fire, In lightnings own'd his...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 48-49

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 628 pages
...Each, for madnefs rul'd the hour, Would prove his own expreffive power. Firft Fear his hand, its fkill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, .And back recoil'd, he knew not why, . ' Ev'n at the found himfelf had made. Next Anger rufli'd, his eyes on fire, In lightnings own'd his...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ...

William Collins - 1781 - 200 pages
...Would prove his own expreffive power. Firft Fear his hanc //i J 6-° tn Firft Fear his hand, its flcill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid. And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Even at the found himfelf had made. Next Anger rufh'd, his eyes on fire, In lightnings own'd his fecret...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 258 pages
...Each for madnefs rul'd the hour, Would prove his own expreffive power. I n ft Fear his hand, its ikill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd he knew not why, Even at the found himfelf had made. Next anger rufh'd, his eyes on fire, In light'nings own'd his fecret...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 416 pages
...(for madnefs rul'd the hour) Would prove his own expreflive power.' Firft, Fear, his hand, its fkill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid ; And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Even at the found himielf had made* Next, Anger rufh'd, his eyes on fire: \ \ In lightnings own'd his...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 4

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - 1789 - 454 pages
...Each, for Madneis rul'd the hour, Would prove his own expreffive power. Firft Fear his hnnd, its fkill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n at the found himfelf had made. Next Anger ruf liM, his eyes on tire In light'njngs own'd his 1'ccret...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 58

English poets - 1790 - 270 pages
...Each, for madnefs rul'd the hour, Would prove his own expreffive power. Firft Fear his hand, its fkill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n at the found himfelf had made. Next Anger rufh'd, his eyes on fire, In lightnings own'd his fecret...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791 - 214 pages
...Each, for madnefs rul'd the hour, Would prove his own exprefiive power. Firft Fear his hand, its fkill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd he knew not why, Ev'n at the found himfelf had made. Next Anger rufli'd, his eyes, on fire, In light'nings own'd his...
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