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" twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail... "
Nature of the mind - Page 302
by John Mason Good - 1834
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Sonnets, and Other Poems, Volume 1

William Lisle Bowles - 1800 - 180 pages
...years ! The Cathedral. • HOPE, AM ALLEGORICAL SKETCH, ON RECOVERING SLOWLY FROM SICKNESS. " But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, " •What was thy delighted measure ? " Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, " And bid the lovely scenes at distance hall." COLLINS. MOST KF.VKUr.Nr> WILLIAM...
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Sonnets, and Other Poems,

William Lisle Bowles - 1800 - 180 pages
...stripling years! * The Cathedral. HOPE, ALLEGORICAL SKETCH, OH RECOVERING SLOWLY FROM SICKNESS. " But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, , " What was thy delighted measure ! " Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, " And bid the lovely scenes at distance hail." COLLINS. MOST REVEREND WILLIAM, ARCHBISHOP...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - Digital images - 1802 - 124 pages
...his grief bcguil'd, A sullen, strange, and mingled air, 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong,...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - Digital images - 1802 - 124 pages
...beguil'd, A sullen, strange, and mingled air, ' ,•.; 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would her touch the strain prolong,...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ...

William Collins - 1804
...grief beguil'd ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air ; 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong;...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...the strings. With woeful measures wan DESPAIK — Low sullen sounds his grief heguil'd ; But thon, O HOPE! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And hade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still wouhl her touch the strain prolong;...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...and fancy have appropriated to her. Relegat, qui semel percurrit j Qui nunquam legit, legat. " But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, / What was thy delighted measure I Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her...
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The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected

Chaplet - 1805
...his grief heguil'd, A solemn, strange, and mmgled air, 'Twassad hy fits, hy starts 'twas wild, But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair. What was thy delighted measure ; Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And hade the lovely scenes at distance hail I Still would her touch the strain prolong,...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...; A solemn, strange, and mingled air ! 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hrpe ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail I Still would her touch the strain prolong,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...delightful measure ? Still it whisper' d promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail I Still would her touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She eall'd on Echo still thro' all the song; And where her sweetest theme she chose, A soft responsive...
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