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" twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ! Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail... "
The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ... - Page 140
by William Collins - 1804
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The Elocutionist's Annual ...: Comprising New and Popular Readings ..., Issue 3

Readers - 1889
...grief beguiled ; 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 whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would her touch the...
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William Hazlitt, Essayist and Critic: Selections from His Writings, with a ...

William Hazlitt, Alexander Ireland - 1889 - 510 pages
...unknown good, and tinge the hazy prospect with hopes and wishes and more charming fears. " But them, oh Hope ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! " Whatever is placed beyond the reach...
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Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin: Comprising the Celebrated Political and ...

Anti-Jacobin - English poetry - 1890 - 341 pages
...sounds his grief beguil'd, A sullen, strange, and mingled uir, Twos sad by tits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O HOPE ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it whisper'd pnnnis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong,...
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Best Things from Best Authors...

English literature - 1890
...grief beguiled ; 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 whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would her touch the...
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Longer English Poems: With Notes, Philological and Explanatory, and an ...

John Wesley Hales - Authors, English - 1890 - 427 pages
...by starts 'twas wild. ll' But Thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was Jhy delightful measure? 30 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail i Still would her touch tne strain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on...
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The Unitarian, Volume 5

Jabez Thomas Sunderland, Brooke Herford, Frederick B. Mott - Liberalism (Religion) - 1890
...very worst of us Hope brings upon her wings a prom ised blessing and a promised peace. " But thou, О Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the...
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Elocution; Voice, Expression, Gesture for Use in Colleges and Schools and by ...

Sarah Neal Harris - Elocution - 1891 - 188 pages
...And not in utter nakedness, But in trailing clouds of glory do we come From God, who is our home." " But thou, O Hope ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance — hail ! Still would her touch...
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Wrecked on the Bermudas: The Thrilling Adventures of Three Boys ; a True ...

William E. Meyer - Adventure stories - 1892 - 292 pages
...of delicacy shall compel me to remain behind, on account of the fantastic style of my wardrobe." " But thou, O Hope ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ! Still it whispered, promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance, hail." Lord D., pointing to the...
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Orthometry: A Treatise on the Art of Versification and the Technicalities of ...

Robert Frederick Brewer - English language - 1893 - 376 pages
...his grief beguiled ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air ; 'T.vas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope ! with eyes so fair What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would her touch the...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1896 - 381 pages
...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 ! Still would her touch the strain prolong ; She call'd on Echo still through all the song ; And, where her sweetest theme she chose, A soft responsive...
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