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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 142
by William Collins - 1804
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 17

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899
...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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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1901 - 1027 pages
...sounds his grief beguiled : A solemn, strnngc, and mingled air; 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. roth promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong;...
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Goldsmith, Gray, Burns and Other Romantic Poets of the Eighteenth Century ...

Poetry - 1901 - 86 pages
...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 distance1 hail I Still would her touch the...
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International Library of Masterpieces, Literature, Art and Rare ..., Volume 8

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...beguiled ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air ; 'T was sad by fits, by starts 't was wild. But thou, 0 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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The Golden Treasury Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

1902 - 382 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 1 Still would her touch the strain prolong...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 6

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1903
...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 Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Table talk and Conversations of ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1903
...unknown good, and tinge the hazy prospect with hopes and wishes and more charming fears. ' But thou, 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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An Introduction to the Study of Rhetoric: Lessons in Phraseology ...

Helen Josephine Robins - English language - 1903 - 315 pages
...comma after them. EXAMPLES. " And where have you been, my Mary, And where have you been from me ! " " But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? " " With how sad steps, O moon, thou climb'st the skies! " " Weaving spiders, come not here. Beetles...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Table talk and Conversations of ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1903
...unknown good, and tinge the hazy prospect with hopes and wishes and more charming fears. ' But thou, 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...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury

1908 - 551 pages
...solemn, strange, and mingled air, 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. The Passions 147 But them, 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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