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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - 1821 - 412 pages
...sounds his grief beguil'd, A solemn, strange, and mingled air, 'T was sad by fits, by starts 't was wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was...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 Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

1821 - 270 pages
...Low sullen sounds, his grief beguil'd J A solemn, 8trang«, and mingled air ; 'Twas sad liy fitf:, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it \vhis,per'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch...
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The Orphan Boy, Or Test of Innocence, Etc. (Founded on Facts.).

Catherine George Mason, afterwards MASON WARD (Catharine George) - 1821 - 802 pages
...prospects which surrounded him, and he involuntarily exclaimed in the words of the inspired bard,— " But thou, O hope, with eyes so fair, " What was thy delighted measure ? " Still it whispered promised pleasure i " And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail." Ah ! why must we remove...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

1822 - 418 pages
...the lyre, And swept with hurried hand the strings. 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, Sbe call'd on Echo still through all the song ; And where her...
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The Orator's Guide, Or, Rules for Speaking and Composing: From the Best ...

1822 - 116 pages
...wan Depair. Low, sullen sounds his grief beguil'd A solemn, strange, and mi. gled ajr, 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild, But thou, O Hope, with...so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper d promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 270 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 eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure 1 Still it whisper' d promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 272 pages
...hurried hand the strings. With woful measures wan Despair— Low, sullen sounds his grief beguiled; But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure 1 Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would her...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 396 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 rale, She call'd on Echo still through all her song : . • And where...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 17

1823 - 872 pages
..., A solemn, strange, and mingled air ; 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hupe ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure...!— 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 American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - 1823 - 492 pages
...— Low sullen sounds his grief beguiled: — A solemn, strange, and mingled air: — 'Twos sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure 1 Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would her...
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