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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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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 4

Isaac Disraeli - 1823 - 354 pages
...very finely copied an idea here : " First Fear, his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords bewildered laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, E'en at the sound himself had made.'* Ode to the Passions. The stanza in Beattie's " Minstrel," first book, in which his " visionary boy,"...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - 1823 - 492 pages
...power. First, Fear, his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords bewildered laid; And back recoiled, he knew not why, E'en at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rushed ; — his eyes on fire, In lightnings owned his secret stings, In one rude clash he struck the...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 478 pages
...forceful art, * Cervantes. Each, for Madness rnled the hour, Would prove his own expressive power. First Fear his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords...fire, In lightnings own'd his secret stings ; In one rade clash he struck the lyre, And swept with hurried hand the strings. With woeful measures wan Despair...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...lessons of her forceful art, Each, for madness rul'd the hour, Would prove his own expressive power. ur fathers never broke a rule ; Why then, I say, the...public is a fool. But let them own, that greater fault Ev'n at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rush'd : his eyes on fire In lightnings own'd his secret...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 382 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 recoil'd, he know not why, E'en at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rush'il, his eyes on fire, In lightnings...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...his hand, its skill to try, Amid the ehords bewilder'd laid, And baek reeoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n d writhes hia shining body round ; Then headlong shoots beneath the dashing tide, The trembl seeret stings ; In one rude elash he struek the lyre, And swept with hurried hand the strings. With...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

1826 - 310 pages
...lessons ef 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 recsil'd, he knew not why, Even at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rush'd ; his eyes, on fire,...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826 - 340 pages
...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,; : • i And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Even at the sound himself had made. Next, Anger rush'd,...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1827 - 234 pages
...lessons of her forceful art, Each (for Madness rul'd the hour) 15 Would prove his own expressive power. First Fear his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords...bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Next Anger rush'd; his eyes on fire, In lightnings own'd his secret stings: In one rude clash he struck...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with observations of dr. Langhorne ...

William Collins - 1827 - 234 pages
...lessons of her forceful art, Each (for Madness rul'd the hour) 15 Would prove his own expressive power. First Fear his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords...bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n at the sound himself had made. 20 Next Anger rush'd ; his eyes on fire, In lightnings own'd his...
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