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" And marked the mild, angelic air, The rapture of repose that's there, The fixed yet tender traits that streak The languor of the placid cheek, And — but for that sad shrouded eye... "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron - Page 183
by George Clinton - 1828 - 756 pages
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Narrative of the wreck of the lady Munro, on the desolate island of ...

John McCosh - 1835 - 100 pages
...Byron then appear ! — " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death has fled, Before decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines...angelic air, The rapture of repose that's there,— 30 The fixed yet tender traits that streak The languor of the placid cheek ; And but for that sad,...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 404 pages
...sad spot, And weeping, blessed the God who gave Strength to forsake it not! CXII. GREECE.—Byron. He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...there, The fixed yet tender traits that streak The languor of the placid cheek, And—but for that sad shrouded eye, That fires not, wins not, weeps not,...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 9

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836 - 386 pages
...freed inheritors of hell ; So soft the scene, so form'd for joy, So curst the tyrants that destroy ! He who hath bent him o'er the dead (') Ere the first...fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers,) (1) [If once the public notice is drawn to a poet, the talents he exhibit! on a nearer view, the weight...
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The Harp of the Wilderness; Or, Flowers of Modern Fugitive Poetry ...

Harp - 1836 - 380 pages
...borne their part — But the noblest thing that perished there Was that young faithful heart ! DEATH. HE who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...; (Before Decay's effacing fingers Have swept the line where beauty lingers,) And mark'd the mild angelic air — The rapture of repose that's there...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 336 pages
...from the brooding tempest, arm'd with wrath, CommisBion'd to affright us, and destroy. MODERN GREECE. HE who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day...distress, (Before decay's effacing fingers Have swept the line where beauty lingers,) And mark'd the mild angelic air, The rapture of repose that 's there, The...
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The Select Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Containing The Corsair, Lara, The ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836 - 260 pages
...freed inheritors of hell; So soft the scene, so formed for joy , So curst the tyrants that destroy ! He who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day...last of danger and distress, (Before Decay's effacing lmgers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers ,) And marked the mild angelic air, The rapture of...
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Blackwood's Lady's Magazine and Gazette of the Fashionable ..., Volumes 34-35

1853 - 572 pages
...to the spot — to describe his feelings is impossible. Reader, have you ever bent " o'er the Head, Ere the first day of death is fled — The first dark...danger and distress — Before decay's effacing fingers Hath swept the lines where beauty lingers, And mark 'il the mild, angel.c air, The rapture of repose...
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Blackwood's Lady's Magazine and Gazette of the Fashionable ..., Volumes 1-27

1836 - 388 pages
...he seemed fixed to the spot — to describe his feelings is impossible. Reader, have you ever bent " o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death is fled...nothingness, The last of danger and distress — Before delay's effacing fingers Hath swept the lines where beauty lingers, And mark'd the mild, angelic air,...
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Sketches of Germany and the Germans: With a Glance at Poland ..., Volume 1

Edmund Spencer - 1836 - 388 pages
...was such a figure as haunted the imagination of Byron, when he penned those beautiful lines : — " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death is fled, Before decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers, And mark'd the mild angelic...
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Sketches of Germany and the Germans: With a Glance at Poland ..., Volume 1

Edmund Spencer - 1836 - 826 pages
...was such a figure as haunted the imagination of Byron, when he penned those beautiful lines : — " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death is fled, Before decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers, And mark'd the mild angelic...
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