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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 American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...grief beguiled: — A solemn, strange, and mingled air: — 'Twos sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thou, O Hope ! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure 1 Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would her...
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The poetical works of Collins, Gray and Beattie: with lord Byron's English ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1824 - 446 pages
...grief beguiled, A sullen, strange, and mingled air, 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. But thnu, 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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Table Talk: Or, Original Essays on Men and Manners, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824
...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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Table-talk; or, Original essays, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824
...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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...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...would her touch the strain prolong ; And from the rodts, the woods, the vale* She call'd on Echo still through all her song : And where her sweetest...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...sounds, his grief beguil'd, A soleum, strange, and mingled air, 'Twas sad by fits, by starts 'twas wild. rs of the floating fly, He lifts his silver gills...greedily sueks in th' unfaithful food ; Then downward pl seenes at distanee hail Г Still would her toueh the strain prolong, And from the roeks, the woods,...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 3

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1826
...prospective pleasure, amidst the echo of surrounding and responsive rocks, and woods, and valleys. 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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The poetical works of William Collins, with observations of dr. Langhorne ...

William Collins - 1827
...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 ? 30 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1827 - 208 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 ? 30 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail! Still would...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...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...touch the strain prolong, And from the rocks, the wood, the vale, She call'd on Echo, still thro' all the song; And where her sweetest theme she chose,...
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