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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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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...grief beguiled ; • A solemn, strange, and mingled air, 'T was sad by fits, by starts 't was 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 1 Still would her touch the...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...enchanted smiled, and waved her golden hair. m. COLLINS — Ode on the Passions. L. 3. But thou, 0 He was not of an age, but for all time ! And all the Muses still were in th promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! n. COLLINS — Ode on the Passions....
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In Praise of Music: An Anthology

Charles Sayle - Music - 1897 - 307 pages
...sounds his 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 whisper'd promised pleasure And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong...
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Two Thousand Sublime and Beautiful Thoughts: A Storehouse of Memorable ...

Quotations - 1897 - 320 pages
...who knows why ? Hope will not give us up to certainty, But still must bide with us. — Wm. Morris. 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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Shepp's Giant Library: Eight Great Books in a Single Volume, an Unrivalled ...

Daniel B. Shepp - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1897 - 526 pages
...sounds his 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...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 9

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1897
...— his grief beguiled, 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 whispered promised pleasure. And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would her touch the...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...his grief beguiled; A solemn, strange, and mingled air, 'T was sad by fits, by starts 't was 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...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 6

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...his 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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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 8

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...sounds his 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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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1888 - 743 pages
...sounds his 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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