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" Far, far aloof th' affrighted ravens sail ; The famish'd eagle screams, and passes by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst your dying country's... "
The Mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction [ed. by T. Byerley ... - Page 170
edited by - 1823
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 18

1804
...Heaven's high way:" and Pope, " Far as the solar walk or milky way."— Gray, in his Bard, " Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes: Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart." Otway makes Priuli exclaim, to his daughter, that she is "Dear as the vital warmth that feeds my life....
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Remarks, Critical, Conjectural, and Explanatory, Upon the Plays of ...

E. H. Seymour - 1805
...conjunction, and adopt that mode of expression which is called the phraseology of Shaksp eare's age: " Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, " Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart." Gray. The Bard. 67. " The ass in compound with the major part of your syllables" I suppose there is...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...' The famisli'd eaglet screams and passes by. ' Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, * DearJ as the light that visits these sad eyes, * Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, 1 Ye dy'd amidst your dying country's cries...... * Ho more I -weep. They do not sleep; ' On yonder...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...culled the eagle's nest. That bird is certainly no ' Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, ' Dear, as the light that visits these sad eyes, ' Dear, as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, ' Ye died amidst your dying country's cries ' No more I weep. They do not sleep. ' On yonder cliffs,...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1807
...though copied from Dryden, ".Far as the SOLAR WAI.K, or milky way." ., Gray has in his " Bard" " Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart." Gray himself points out the imitation in Shakspeare, of the latter image ; but it is curious to observe...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...' The famish'd Eagle* screams, and passes by. ' Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, ' Dear, as the light that visits these sad eyes, ' Dear, as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, ' Ye died amidst your dying country's cries — ' No more I weep. They do not sleep. ' On yonder cliffs,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...: ' The famish'd eagle screams, and passes by. ' Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, ' Dear, as ll drink him till thcv burst. Old Cotta sham'd h'rs fortune and his birth, Ye mart, ' Ye died amidst your dying country's cries — ' No more 1 weep. They do not sleep. • On yonder...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...sail : The famish'd eagle "^screams, and passes by, Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear, as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear, as the ruddy drops that warm my heart ", Ye died amidst your dying country's cries — fir cnst as the river Conway. R. Hygden, speaking...
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The Words of the Most Favourite Pieces: Performed at the Glee Club, the ...

Richard Clark - Madrigals, English - 1814 - 435 pages
...his craggy bed : ' Mountains, ye mourn in vain : ' Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, ' Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, ' Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my "heart, ' Ye died amidst your dying country's cries. ' No more I weep. They do not sleep. ' On yonder cliffs,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1815
...love, pine, mourn, and adore in seeret ; this you must not deny me : you will ever he to m,:~" Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart !" I hare not patienee to read the puritanie serawl! Vile sophistry! ye heavens ! thou God of nature...
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