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" ... curtain fall Upon the stage of men. Nor with thy rising beams recall Life's tragedy again: Its piteous pageants bring not back, Nor waken flesh, upon the rack Of pain anew to writhe; Stretched in disease's shapes abhorred, Or mown in battle by the... "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 103
1824
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1840 - 343 pages
...Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Ev'n I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire; Test of all sumless agonies, To see thou shalt not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, — The majesty of Darkness shall...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: Including Poland &c

Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 309 pages
...Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe* Ev'n I am weary in yon skies. To watch thy fading fire; Test of all sum I ess agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death— Their rounded gasp...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1842 - 348 pages
...Stretched in disease's shapes abhorred, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. E'en I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire ;...Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath To see, thou shall not boast. The Eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, — The majesty of Darkness shall Receive my...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

1843
...Stretched in disease's shapes abhorred, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. My lips that speak thy dirge of death,— Their rounded...majesty of Darkness shall Receive my parting ghost! That gave its heavenly spark; Yet think not, Sun, it shall be dim This spirit shall return to Him When...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Ev'n I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire;...speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded gasp and girgling breath To see thou shall not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, — The" majesty...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 496 pages
...Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Ev'n I am weary in yon skies To wutch thy fading fire ', Test of all sumless agonies, Behold...rounded gasp and gurgling breath To see thou shalt not boaat. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall,— The majesty of Darkness shall Receive my parting ghost!...
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Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 3

John Holmes Agnew - 1843
...abhorred, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Ev'n I am weary in yon skiea To watch thy fading fire ; Test of all sumless agonies,...speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded gasp and girgling breath To see thou shall not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, — The majesty...
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The Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 3

John Holmes Agnew, Eliakim Littell - 1843
...Stretched in disease's shapes abhorred, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Ev'n I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire ; Test of all sumiese agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded gasp...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors : to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1844 - 300 pages
...agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death— Their rounded gasp and gugling breath To see thou Shalt not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, — The majesty pf Darkness shall Receive my parting ghost! This spirit shall return to Him That gave its heavenly...
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National Preceptor

1845
...in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mo;vn in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. 7 E'en I am weary, in yon skies, To watch thy fading fire...Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath, To see thou snalt not boast. The eclipse of nature spreads my pall, The majesty of darkness shall Receive my parting...
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