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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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 266 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 !...hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the wood, the vale, She call'd on Echo, still thro' all the song; And where her sweetest...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

J[ohn] H[anbury]. Dwyer - 1828 - 314 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...bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would ber touch the strain prolong ; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo still through...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 264 pages
...beguil'd: A solemn, strange, and mingled air! 'Twas sad by fits — by starts 'twas wild. But thou, 0 Hope! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure?...hail! Still would her touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the wood, the vale, She call'd on Echo, still thro' all the song; And where her sweetest...
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The Poems of William Collins: With Notes Selected from the Editions of ...

William Collins - 1828 - 108 pages
...measures 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 eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? . E 2 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bad the lovely scenes at distance hail '. Still would...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 1

John Mason Good - 1828 - 542 pages
...Bntthou, Hope, with eres so fair, What was thy delighted measure '.' Still it whisner'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would her touch the «train prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the rale, She call'd on Echo still through all the...
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The poems, of William Collins, with notes selected and orig. by W. Crowe

William Collins - 1828 - 104 pages
...Fair, if never Her rash hand with vain endeavour. — Poetical Character. And the'second of these— But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ?•— The Passions. Such passages (and many others are like them) might also serve to exempt his...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - 1828 - 308 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 eyes so fare, What was thy delighted measure 1 Still it whisper'd, promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 2

John Mason Good - 1828 - 540 pages
...pleasure, amidst the echo of surrounding and responsive rocks, and woods, and valleys. Bot thou, Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure '/ Still it whieper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely reçue« at distance liaii. Still would her touch...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1830 - 240 pages
...Despair 23 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 ? so Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830 - 844 pages
...wild. But thou, O Hopo ! with eyes so fair, What wa? thy delighted measure? Still it whispered promised occasion, did he ever fail himself, but told them, • from the. rocks, the woods, the vale, She called on Echo still through all the song; And where her...
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