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" I was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of Death. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 302
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Aristotle's Treatise on Rhetoric,.

Aristotle, Thomas Hobbes - 1833 - 488 pages
...Boswell's Johnson, AD 1773 ; j£t. 64. Satan, in his address to the sun, says, — So farewell hope, and with hope farewell fear, Farewell remorse; all good to me is lost. Par. Lost, lib. iv, 108. But, as regards themselves, people feel confidence ie. Persons when thus affected...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833 - 436 pages
...can be. Satan exclaimed, when his hopes of power were met by degradation, — " So farewell hope, and with hope farewell fear, Farewell remorse ; all good to me is lost." What a dreadful condition ! On such an occasion the mental energy is destroyed, the mind is paraUsed,...
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Letters and Essays in Prose and Verse

Richard Sharp - 1834 - 326 pages
...remembrance wake " My sudden rage to tear thee joint by joint. " At distance I forgive thee—go with that" " Abortive as the first-born bloom of spring " Nipt..." I was all ear, " And took in strains that might ereate a soul " Under the ribs of death " " So! farewell hope ; but with hope farewell fear, " Farewell...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 432 pages
...and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more Still to be so displac'd. I was all ear, 560 And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of death : but , O ! ere long, Too well I did perceive it was the voice Of my most honour'd Lady, your dear...
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The Works of Wm. Ellery Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - 1835 - 484 pages
...ere she was 'ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more Still, to be so displaced. I was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of death." Lines 555-563. In illustration of Milton's tenderness, we will open almost at a venture. • , " Now...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835 - 264 pages
...us out-cast, exiled, his new delight, Mankind created, and for him this world. So farewell hope, and with hope farewell fear, Farewell remorse : all good to me is lost ; Evil, he thou my good : hy thee at least 110 Divided empire with heaven's King I hold ; By thee, and more...
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Quentin Durward

Walter Scott - 1836 - 576 pages
...Cas'le. CHAPTER X. THE SENTINEL. Where should this music be 1 i' the air, or the earth ? The Tempest. -I was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of death. QUENTIN had hardly reached his little cabin, in order to make some necessary changes in his dress,...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 5

1836 - 436 pages
...discharge. What windy joy this day had I conceived Hopeful of his delivery, which now proves 1 575 Abortive as the first-born bloom of Spring Nipt with the lagging rear of winter's frost ! Yet ere I give the reins to grief, say first How died he ; death to life is crown or shame. All by...
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Fielding; Or, Society: Atticus; Or, The Retired Statesman: and St ..., Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1837 - 204 pages
...be convinced ; for with him who despaired as well as I, I say to myself— " ' Farewell hope, and, with hope, farewell fear : Farewell remorse : all good to me is lost.'" Here the Dean stopped, overpowered by his recollections; and though so entire a stranger to Miserandus,...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - 1837 - 264 pages
...through the empty vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven-down Of darkness, till it smiled l was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Cnder the ribs of death DEW PLANT— Continued. •>s> Soft stillness, and the night Become the touches...
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