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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 book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...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 ; Test of all snmless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded grasp...
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Complete poetical works

1854
...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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 43

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1854
...sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. ' ' Even I am weary, in yon skies To watch thy fading iire ; Test of all sumless agonies, Behold not me expire....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 Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: With an Original Biography ...

Thomas Campbell - 1854 - 479 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 ;...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 National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry: Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1854 - 324 pages
...abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. 7 E'en I am weary, in yon skier, To watch thy fading fire; Test of all sumless agonies,...and gurgling breath, To see thou shalt not boast. The-eclipse of nature spreads my pall, The majesty of darkness shall Receive my parting ghost. 8. This...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 43

1854
...abhorred, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. ' ' Even I am weary, in von skies To watch thy fading fire ; Test of all sumless...agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips, that speak ihy dirge of death, Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath To see thou snalt not boast. The eclipse...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: With a Memoir of His Life

Thomas Campbell - 1854 - 386 pages
...in disease's shapes abhorred Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. ' FEven I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire; Test of all sumless agonies, My lips that speak thy dirge of death— Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath To see thou shalt not...
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Scotia's bards

1854 - 563 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 sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded gasp...
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Scotia's bards

1854 - 563 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 sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded gasp...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1854 - 344 pages
...writhe ; Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, 112 THE LAST MAN. Ev'n I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire ; Test of all sutnless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded gasp...
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