Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" ... 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
Full view - About this book

Scotia's Bards: The Choice Productions of the Scottish Poets, with Brief ...

1856 - 563 pages
...sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death— Their rounded gasp of gurgling breath To see thou shalt not boast. The eclipse...my parting ghost! This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly spark; Yet think not, Sun, it shall be dun When thou thyself art dark! No ! it...
Full view - About this book

An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1856 - 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...spreads my pall,— The majesty of Darkness shall This spirit shall return to Him That gave its heavenly spark ; Tet think not, Sun, it shall be dim...
Full view - About this book

English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1857 - 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 ;...— 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...
Full view - About this book

The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: With a Memoir of His Life ...

Thomas Campbell - 1859 - 329 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...
Full view - About this book

An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1860 - 300 pages
...battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Ev'n I am weary in yon skies To wafch thy failing fire; Test of all sumless agonies, Behold not me expire....lips that speak thy dirge of death— Their rounded (rasp and gugling breath To see thou shall not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall,.. The...
Full view - About this book

English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1862 - 387 pages
...Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhnrr'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 :...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! 249 K...
Full view - About this book

Lays and Lyrics of the Nineteenth Century

1863
...Stretched in diseases, shapes abhorred, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass before the scythe. E'en I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire ;...Test of all sumless agonies, Behold not me expire. These lips that speak the dirge of death — Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath To see, thou shall,...
Full view - About this book

English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1863 - 387 pages
...Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhorr'd, 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 : Test of all sumless agonies, liehold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death — Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath...
Full view - About this book

The Progressive Third Reader: For Public and Private Schools : Containing ...

Salem Town, Nelson M. Holbrook - 1864 - 320 pages
...ten thousand thousand years, Hast seen the tide of human tears, That shall no longer flow. 4. " Even I am weary, in yon skies, To watch thy fading fire...majesty of darkness shall Receive my parting ghost ! 5. " This spirit shall return to Him No ! it shall live again and shine In bliss unknown to beams...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

1866
...Stretch'd in disease's shapes abhorr'd, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. Test of all sumless agonies, Behold not me expire....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...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF