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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 9

1839 - 880 pages
...But who succeeds Despair, obliterating in a moment the memory of his very being from the earth ? " 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...
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The penitent

Penitent - 1839 - 330 pages
...1839. S21LONDON : BLATCII AKD LAJJPERT, PRINTERS, GROVE PLACE, BROMPTOX. THE PENITENT. CHAPTER I. " Thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whispered promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance Hail." COLLINS. I WAS born in the...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

1840 - 372 pages
...But thou, oh Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delightful measure ? Still it whisper'd 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 call'd ou Echo still through all the song; And where her sweetest...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1841 - 316 pages
...hurried hand the strings. 4. With woful measures wan Despair, In sullen sounds his grief besuil'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, She called on Echo still through all her song: And where her sweetest...
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Coomb's Popular Phrenology: Exhibiting the Exact Phrenological ...

Frederick Coombs - 1841 - 178 pages
...romantic, and absurd expectations. Location — a little lower and nearly on each side of Veneration. "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 called on echo still through all her song ; And where her...
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Cours de versions anglaises ou Recueil choisi d'anecdotes, traits ...

P. Sadler - 1841 - 362 pages
...solemn, strange and mingled air, — 'Twas sad by fits (8), by starts 'twas wild (6). HOPE. But thou, 6 Hope! with eyes so fair, — What was thy delighted...pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail (7) : Still would her touch the scene prolong; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd...
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The Englishman in Greece: Being a Collection of Verse of Many English Poets

1910 - 336 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 fair, What was thy delightful measure? 30 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bad the lovely scenes at distance...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustin Pyre, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - 1910 - 1176 pages
...sounds his grief beguil'd ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air; "T was sad by fits, by starts 't was Nature made a pause ; An awful pause! prophetic of her delightful measure? 3° Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance...
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Best Things from Best Authors...

Jacob W. Shoemaker - 1910 - 660 pages
...; 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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Lyrical Forms in English

Norman Hepple - 1911 - 306 pages
...his grief beguiled ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air; 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. 5 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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