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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 Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...in diseases' 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, Test of all sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death Their rounded gasp...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...'d in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Kv'n I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire;...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!...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 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;...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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The Young Ladies' Reader: Containing Rules, Observations, and Exercises and ...

William Draper Swan - 1851 - 428 pages
...in disease's shapes abhorred, 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 Receive my parting...
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The class book of poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 144 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 ;...thou shalt not boast ; The eclipse of Nature spreads thy pall, The majesty of Darkness shall Eeceive my parting ghost ! The spirit shall return to Him That...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludweg Beruhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 pages
...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 sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death, Their rounded gasp and...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: With a Memoir of His Life ...

Thomas Campbell - 1853 - 386 pages
...Stretched in disease's shapes abhorred Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Even I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire ;...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 !...
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The poetical works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1853
...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;...dirge of death Their rounded gasp and gurgling breati: To see thou shalt not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, The majesty of darkness...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 480 pages
...disease's shapes abhorred, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. 6. " Even I am weary, in yon skies To watch thy fading fire; Test of all sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips, that speak thy dirge of death, Their rounded gasp and...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 785 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 ; Test of all sumlcss agonies, Yet think not, Sun, it shall he dim When thou thyself art dark! No ! it shall live...
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