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" The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, The majesty of darkness shall Receive my parting ghost! This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly spark; Yet think not, Sun, it shall be dim When thou thyself art dark! No! it shall live again, and shine... "
A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, on the most ... - Page 363
by Silvester Tissington - 1857
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 2

1905
...The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall,— The majesty of darkness shall Receive my parting ghost ! "This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly...and shine In bliss unknown to beams of thine, By Him recall'd to breath, Who captive led captivity, Who robb'd the grave of Victory, — And took the sting...
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The Glasgow Poets: Their Lives and Poems

George Eyre-Todd - 1906 - 437 pages
...boast. The eclipse of nature spreads my pall ; The majesty of darkness shall Receive my parting ghost. This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly...shine In bliss unknown to beams of thine — By Him recalled to breath, Who captive led captivity, Who robbed the grave of victory, And took the sting...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1909 - 606 pages
...mould That shall Creation's death behold As Adam saw her prime ! ' The spirit shall return to Him That gave its heavenly spark ; Yet think not, Sun, it shall...and shine In bliss unknown to beams of thine, By Him recalled to breath Who captive led captivity, Who robbed the grave of Victory, And took the sting from...
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The Book of Georgian Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - 1909 - 1313 pages
...The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, — The majesty of darkness shall Receive my parting ghost ! ' This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly...not, Sun, it shall be dim When thou thyself art dark 1 No ! it shall live again, and shine o * In bliss unknown to beams of thine, By Him recall'd to breath,...
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Westminster Abbey: Its Architecture, History and Monuments, Volume 1

Helen Marshall Pratt - 1914 - 864 pages
...from "The Last Man," is probably the best that could be selected from his poems for this purpose : "This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly...and shine In bliss unknown to beams of thine, By Him recalled to breath, Who, captive, led captivity, Who robbed the grave of victory And took the sting...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - 1916 - 1432 pages
...The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, The majesty of Darkness shall 60 Receive my parting ghost ! e lived alone in this wild home, And her own thoughts...minister, Clothing themselves, or with the ocean foam, Or ! 65 No! it shall live again, and shine In bliss unknown to beams of thine, By him recall 'd to breath,...
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Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the ..., Volume 16

Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1902
...Over Campbell in Westminster Abbey they put—they could not have done otherwise, his own fine lines This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly...and shine In bliss unknown to beams of thine, By Him recall'd to breath, 1899.] on Epitaphs. 29 words without any thought at all, which at present divide...
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Unbuilding Jerusalem: Apocalypse and Romantic Representation

Steven Goldsmith - 1993 - 324 pages
...the higher, immaterial light of the deity, male, of course: "This spirit shall return to Him / That gave its heavenly spark; / Yet think not, Sun, it shall be dim / When thou thyself are dark!" The poem's second line identifies the sun as masculine ("The Sun himself must die"), so...
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The Last Man

Mary Shelley - 1996 - 425 pages
...pall,— The majesty of Darkness shall Receive my parting ghost! 60 This spirit shall return to Him That gave its heavenly spark; Yet think not, Sun, it shall...thyself art dark! No! it shall live again, and shine 65 In bliss unknown to beams of thine, 372 MARY SHELLEY t i And took the sting from Death! 70 Go, Sun,...
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