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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 Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 pages
...Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Even I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire ;...— Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath To see thon shalt not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, — The majesty of darkness shall Receive...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 300 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;...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...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 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...majesty of Darkness shall Receive my parting ghost! 23 -ff This spirit shall return to Him That gave its heavenly spark; Yet think not, Sun, it shall be...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 504 pages
...Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Even 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 This spirit...
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The Gem of the Season

John Holmes Agnew, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1846
...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. Th' eclipse of Nature spread's my pall — The majesty of Darkness shall Receive my...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayley

Samuel Carter Hall - 1846
...grass beneath the scythe. " Ev'n I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire ; Test of all sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak...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 parting...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1846 - 300 pages
.... My lips that speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded gasp and gugling breath To see thou shall not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall,...majesty of Darkness shall Receive my parting ghost ! 23 This spirit shall return to Him That gave its heavenly spark ; Yet think not, Sun, it shall be...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1846 - 300 pages
...expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death— Their rounded gasp and gugling breath To see thou shall not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall,—...majesty of Darkness shall Receive my parting ghost! 23 This spirit shall return to Him That gave its heavenly spark ; Yet think not, Sun, it shall be dim...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1849 - 253 pages
...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 Receive my parting ghost ! This spirit shall return to Him Who gave...
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An Essay on Elocution: with Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1850 - 294 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 ;...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 of...
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