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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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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...wings as thine, And such a head between them. GREECE, AS IT IMPRESSED THE MIND OF THE POET IN 1810. He who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day...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...
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The Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - 1838 - 368 pages
...every failing but their own, And every woe a tear can claim, Except an erring sister's shame. GREECE. He who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day...fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers, ) And mark'd the mild angelic air, The rapture of repose that's there, The fixed yet tender traits that streak...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1839 - 362 pages
...yet to come', And hears thy stormy musick in the drum*. SECTION XII. Address to Greece. — BYRON. He' . . who hath bent him o'er the dead', Ere the...lines where beauty lingers',) And marked the mild', angelick air*, The rapture of repose' . . that's there', The fixed', yet tender', traits that streak'...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839 - 286 pages
...Free from doubt and faithless sorrow ! God provideth for the morrow. " MODERN GREECE. BY LORD BYRON. HE who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death is fled, The first dark day ef nothingness, The last of danger and distress (Before decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines...
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Temptation; or, A wife's perils [by C.L. Gascoigne].

Caroline Leigh Gascoigne - 1839 - 920 pages
...fint dark day of nothingness, The last of danger and distress, Before decay's effacing fingers Hare swept the lines where beauty lingers ; — And marked...mild angelic air, The rapture of repose that's there ! — And but for that sad shrouded eye, That fires not, weeps not, wins not, now , And but for that...
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1841 - 346 pages
...the terrible beauty of death ? who has not, in some degree, felt, what poetry only can describe ? " He who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day...mild angelic air. The rapture of repose that's there , And, but for that sad shrouded eye, That fires not, wins not, weeps not now, And, but for that chill...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 998 pages
...scene, so form'd for joy, So curst the tyrants that destroy ! He who bath bent him o'er the dead ( I ; lady centuries old, whose name I forget, but whose...remembered. I never saw greater beauty, or sweetness fingen i Have swept the lines where beauty lingers,) And mark'd the mild angelic air, \ The rapture...
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Sketches of New England: Or, Memories of the Country

Nathaniel Shatswell Dodge - 1842 - 298 pages
...and that motionless form ! " Who that hath bent him o'er the dead. Ere the first day of death hath fled, The first dark day of nothingness, The last...angelic air, The rapture of repose that's there, The languor of that placid cheek,— And but for that sad shrouded eye That fires not, wins not, weeps...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842 - 866 pages
...freed inheritors of hell ; So soft the scene, so form'd for joy, So curst the tyrants that destroy 1 t, Eternity forbids thee to forget." With slow and...there could trace They knew, or chose to know — wit flngers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers,) And mark'd the mild angelic air, The rapture of...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1842 - 386 pages
...XII. Address to Greece. — BYRON. He' . . who hath bent him o'er the dead', Ere the first day o!' death'. . is fled', The first dark day of nothingness*,...lines where beauty lingers',) And marked the mild', angelick air', The rapture of repose' . . that's there', The fixed', yet tender', traits that streak'...
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