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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 British Poets

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...
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The Advanced Reader

1866 - 400 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; Test of all sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death Their rounded gasp...
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Analytical Fifth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 360 pages
...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...majesty of Darkness shall Receive my parting ghost ! 7. This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly spark ; Yet think not, Sun, it shall be...
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Recueil choisi de traits historiques et de contes moraux

Nicolas Wanostrocht - 1867
...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 them shall not boast. The eclipse of nature spreads my pall, The Majesty of Darkness shall Receive...
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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - 1867 - 546 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 ;...death Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath To sec thou shall not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, The majesty of darkness shall Receive...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...in 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 fa'ding fire; Test of all sunless agonies, To see thou shalt not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, The majesty of...
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Analytical Fifth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 360 pages
...in 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, To see thou shalt not boast. The eclipse of Nature spreads my The majesty of Darkness...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 6

Penny readings - 1867
...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 sunless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of c!oath Their rounded gasp...
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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - 1867 - 546 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 ; Test of .ill sumless agonies, Behold not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death Their rounded...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...in disease's shapes abhorred, Or mown in battle by the sword, Like grass beneath the scythe. 50 Even I am weary in yon skies To watch thy fading fire ;...not me expire. My lips that speak thy dirge of death 55 Their rounded gasp and gurgling breath To see thou shalt not boast. The eclipse of nature spreads...
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