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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 British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...Despair — Low sullen sounds his grief beguil'd, A solemn, strange, and mingled air, 'Twas sad by igh mass was sung ; they feasted in the hall ; The...the board, And much his sickness griev'd his worthy from the rocks, the woods, the vale, Shecall'd on Echo still through all the song; And where her sweetest...
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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
...grief beguiled, A sullen, strange, and mingled air, 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thnu, O Hope ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong....
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Table Talk: Or, Original Essays on Men and Manners, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 414 pages
...unknown good, and tinge the hazy prospect with hopes and wishes and more charming fears. " But thou, oh Hope ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail!" Whatever is placed beyond the reach...
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Table-talk; or, Original essays, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 414 pages
...unknown good, and tinge the hazy prospect with hopes and wishes and more charming fears. " But thou, oh Hope ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail !" Whatever is placed beyond the reach...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...Despair — Low sullen sounds, his grief beguil'd, A soleum, strange, and mingled air, 'Twas sad by hanee to spy The wanton errors of the floating fly,...greedily sueks in th' unfaithful food ; Then downward pl seenes at distanee hail Still would her toueh the strain prolong, And from the roeks, the woods,...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

1826 - 310 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 her song ; And, where her...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826 - 340 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...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 Book of Nature, Volume 3

John Mason Good - 1826 - 454 pages
...prospective pleasure, amidst the echo of surrounding and responsive rocks, and woods, and valleys. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would her touch the strain prolong,...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with observations of dr. Langhorne ...

William Collins - 1827 - 234 pages
...Despair 25 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 ? 30 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1827 - 234 pages
...Despair 25 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 ? 30 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would...
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