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" twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail... "
The Wreath: Containing The Minstrel and Other Favorite Poems, to which is ... - Page 111
1806 - 153 pages
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The heirs of Villeroy

Henrietta Rouvière Mosse - 1806 - 938 pages
...friends .are about, before their arrival. CHAP. CHAP. HL " But thou, oh Hope ! with eyes so &ir». What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd...promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance bail." JL IME, whose lenient hand blunts the keen edge of misery, softened the excruciating agony of...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 280 pages
...hand the strings. With woeful measures wan DESPAIR— Low sullen sounds his grief beguil'd; But (iiuu. O HOPE ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted...measure ? Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And hade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would her touch the strain prolong; And from the rocks,...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808 - 524 pages
...Despair — Low sulien sounds his grief beguil'd, A solemn, strange, and mingled air, 'Twas sad by tits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes...hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo still through all the song; And where her sweetest...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809 - 302 pages
...Despair — Low, sullen sounds his grief beguil'd '; A solemn, strange, and mingled air ; 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with...hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong ; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo still, through all the song ; And, where her...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809 - 526 pages
...his grief beguil'd ; A solemn, strange, and mingled- air, 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ; Still would her touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo still thro' all the song ; And where her sweetest...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1810 - 394 pages
...receiving the object of them. Collins, in his Ode on the Passions, gives us a beautiful picture of Hope : But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy...hail ; Still would her touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on echo still through all the song ; And where her...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 556 pages
...fancy have appropriated to her. Rclegat, qui semcl percurrit ; Qui uunquam legit, legal. " But thou, Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure...hail! Still would her touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Kcho still through all the song; And «here her...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 308 pages
...Despair, Low sullen sounds, his grief beguil'd ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air, , 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. .But thou, O Hope, with...eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still itwhisper'd promis'd pleasure, And hade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would her touch the...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 554 pages
...beguil'd, iV solemn, strange, and mingled air, 'T was sad by fits, by starts 't was wild. But thon, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promi.-'d pleasure, And bade the lovely scene.-, at distance hail ! ill would her touch the strain...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 558 pages
...sounds his grief heguil'd, A solemn, strange, and mingled air, ' T was sad hy tits, hy starts 't was wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure1 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And hade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would...
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