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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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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809 - 526 pages
...lessons of her forceful art, Each, for Madness rul'd the hour, Would prove his own expressive power. First Fear, his hand its skill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, And back recoiPd, he knew not why, E'en at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rush'd, his eyes on fire,...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 308 pages
...his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords bewildered laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rush'd,...one rude clash he struck the lyre, And swept with huwied hand the strings. With woeful measures wan Despair, Low sullen sounds, his grief beguil'd ;...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 554 pages
...try, Amid the chords bewildcr'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, E'en at the sound'himself had made. Next Anger rush'd, his eyes on fire, In...he struck the lyre, And swept with hurried hand the striugs. With woful measures wan Despair — low sullen sounds his grief beguil'd, iV solemn, strange,...
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The British Bibliographer, Volume 1

Sir Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - 1810 - 618 pages
...this probably in his mind, when he wrote the following noble stanza in the Ode to the Passions. " Next FEAR his hand its skill to try Amid the chords bewilder'd...knew not why, E'en at the sound himself had made." 35. And And next, within the entry of this Jakej Sat fell REVENGE, gnashing her teeth for ire, Devising...
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The British Bibliographer, Volume 1

Samuel Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - 1810 - 648 pages
...following noble stanza in the Ode to the Passion:. " Next FEAR his hand its skill to try Amid ti'e chords bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, E'en at the sound himself had made." »5. And And next, within the entry of this lake, Sat fell REVENUE, gnashing her teeth for ire, Devising...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 558 pages
...expressive power. First Fear his hand, its skill to try, Amid the churds hewilder'd laid, And hack recuil'd, he knew not why, E'en at the sound himself had made. Next Anger n.sh'd, his eyes on fire, In lightnings own'd his secret stings, In one rude clash he struck the lyre,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 428 pages
...lessons of her forceful art, Each £for madness. rul'd the hour) Would prove his own expressive power*. First, Fear, his hand, its skill to try, Amid the...bewilder'd laid ; And back recoil'd he knew not why, Even at the sound himself had made,. Next, Anger rush'd, his eyes on fire i In lightnings own'd his...
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 324 pages
...her forceful art, Each, for madness rul'd the hour, Would prove his own exprtssive power} First Ff ar his hand, its skill to try, Amid" the chords bewilder'd laid", And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n at the spund himself had made. Next, Anger rush'd, his eyes on fire, In light.'nings own'dhis...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 424 pages
...his own expressive power. First, Fear, his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'dlaid ; And back recoil'd, he knew not why, E'en at the sound...lyre, And swept with hurried hand the strings. With woeful measures, wan Despair Low sullen sounds his grief beguil'd : A solemn, strange and mingled air...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with critical observations by dr ...

William Collins - 1815 - 118 pages
...his hand, its skill to tryt Amid the chords hewilder'd laid, And hack recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'a at the sound himself had made* Next Anger rush'd :...fire, In lightnings, own'd his secret stings : In one rnde clash he strnck the lyre, And swept with hurried hand the strings. With woeful measures wan Despair...
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