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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, Volume 2

William Collins - 1830 - 234 pages
...pleasure and fancy have appropriated to her: Relegat, qui semel percurrit ; Qui nunquam legit, legat. " 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 American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1832 - 312 pages
...hurried hand the strings. 4. With woful measures wan Despair, In sullen sounds his grief beguil'd — 5. 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, 0 She called on Echo still through all her song : And where her...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - 1832 - 338 pages
...wan 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!...pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. 5. Still would her touch the strain prolong; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1832 - 1022 pages
...wild! But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She called on Echo still, through all the song; And where her...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832 - 428 pages
...beguiled ; 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 ? Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would her touch the...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 254 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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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 232 pages
...— Low, sullen sounds ! — his grief beguiled ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air: 'Twas sad, by fits — by starts, 'twas wild! But thou, O Hope !...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...
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volume 1

1833 - 814 pages
...sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild ! How beautiful beyond imitation is the animated picture of Hope : 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 ! COLLINS was acquainted not only with...
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Nature of the mind

John Mason Good - 1834 - 394 pages
...prospective pleasure, amidst the echo of surrounding and responsive rocks, and woods, and valleys. Bjit 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 American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1835 - 314 pages
...beguil'd— A solemn, strange, and mingled air — 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. 5. But thoniO 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 called on Echo still through all her song : And where her...
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