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" Through the dark postern of time long elapsed, Led softly, by the stillness of the night, Led like a murderer, (and such it proves !) Strays (wretched rover !) o'er the pleasing past ; In quest of wretchedness perversely strays ; And finds all desert... "
The castle of Santa Fe, by [the] author of Jealousy; or, The dreadful ... - Page 15
by Cleeve - 1805
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...ev'ry joy ! Thought, busy thought ! too busy for my peace 1 Thro' the dark postern of time long laps'd, Led softly, by the stillness of the night, Led, like a murderer, (and such it proves !) Strays (wretched rover !) o'er the pleasing Past-, In quest of wretchedness...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...ev'ry joy ! Thought, busy thought! too busy for my peace! Thro' the dark postern of time long laps'd, Led softly, by the stillness of the night, Led, like a murderer, (and such it proves !) Strays (wretched rover !) o'er the pleasing Past; In quest of wretchedness perversely...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...ev'ry joy ! Thought, busy thought ! too busy for my peace ! Thro' the dark postern of time long laps'd, Led softly, by the stillness of the night, Led, like a murderer, (and such it proves !) Strays (wretched rover !) o'er the pleasing Past; In quest of wretchedness perversely...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1805 - 258 pages
...ev'ry joy ! Thought, busy thought! too busy for my peace! Thro' the dark postern of time long elasp'd, Led softly, by the stillness of the night, Led, like a murderer (and such it proves!) Strays (wretched rover!) o'er the pleasing past: In quest of wretchedness, perversely...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...joy ; Thought, busy thought ! too busy for my peace ! Through the dark postern of time long elapsed, Led softly by the stillness of the night, Led like a murderer (and such it proves \) Strays (wretched rover !) o'er the pleasing past ; In quest of wretchedness...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1811
...joy ! Thought, busy thought ! too busy for my peace ! Thro' the dark postern of time long Iaps''d, Led softly, by the stillness of the night, Led, like a murderer, (and such it proves !) Strays (wretched rover ! ) o'er the pleasing Past : In quest of wretchedness...
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The complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815
...ev'ry joy ! Thought, busy thought! too busy for my peace! Through the dark postern of time long laps'd, Led softly, by the stillness of the night, Led, like a murderer, and such it proves ! Strays (wretched rover ) o'er the pleasing past ; In quest of wretchedness perversely...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 44

1838
...life ? '* Thought, busy thought, too busy for my peace, Through the dark postern of Time long elapsed, Led softly by the Stillness of the night, Led like a murderer " And whom is, he going to murder? God knows. But his hand is palsied, for he " meet* the ghoiU Of...
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The complaint: or, Night thoughts

Edward Young - 1817
...joy ! Thought, busy thought ! too busy for my peace ! Through the dark postern of time long elapsed, Led softly, by the stillness of the night, Led like a murderer, (and such it proves !) Strays (wretched rover !) o'er the pleasing past ; In quest of wretchedness...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as ..., Volume 34

...Thought busy Thought too busy for my peace Through the dark postern of Time long elapsed, Led softly by the stillness of the night, Led like a murderer meets the Ghosts Of my departed joys." There is here a dim and sepulchral life breathed into the Thought...
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