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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 poetical works of William Collins

William Collins - 1811 - 162 pages
...pleasure and fancy have appropriated to her. Relegat, qui semel percnrrit ; Qui nunquam legit, legat. « But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy...! . Still would her touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'don Echo still through all the song; And where her sweetest...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 428 pages
...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 it whisperM promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail,. Still would her touch the...
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 324 pages
...hurried hand the strings. "With woeful measures wan Despair — Low sullen sounds his grief beguil'd; But thou, O Hope with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ?. Still it whisper' d prOtnis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail f Still would her touch...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 424 pages
...wan Despair Low sullen sounds his grief beguil'd : A solemn, strange and mingled air : "Tvvas 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 her song1 : And where her...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 310 pages
...Despair — Low, sullen sounds his grief beguiled ; A solemn, strange, and mingled, air : 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild.' But thou, O Hope, with...What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail I1 Still would her touch the strain...
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The American Orator: Comprising a Collection, Principally from American ...

Joshua P. Slack - 1815 - 340 pages
...wan 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 her song : And where her...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with critical observations by dr ...

William Collins - 1815 - 118 pages
...grief hegnil'd ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air : 'Twas sad hy fits, hy starts 'twas wild. Bnt thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure 1 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And hade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...wan 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 wood?, the vale, She call'd on Echo still through all the song; And where her sweetest...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

1839 - 894 pages
...write poetime to produce its proper impression. try." Never. More of the charm of poetical rythm " 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 throngh all the song ; And where her...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 276 pages
...DESPAIR— Low sullen sounds bis grief beguiled : A solemn, strange, and mingled air, "i'vras sad by fits— by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O HOPE! with...so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it wbisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would her touch the...
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