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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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Exercises in reading and recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...beguil'd: A solemn, strange, and mingled air! 'Twas sad by fits — by starts 'twas wild. But thou, 0 Hope! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure?...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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 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...bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would ber touch the strain prolong ; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo still through...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 3

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1828 - 530 pages
...Bntthou, О Hope, with eres so fair, What was thy delighted measure '.' Still it whisner'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. Still would her touch the «train prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the rale, She call'd on Echo still through all the...
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The poems, of William Collins, with notes selected and orig. by W. Crowe

William Collins - 1828
...Fair, if never Her rash hand with vain endeavour. — Poetical Character. And the'second of these— But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ?•— The Passions. Such passages (and many others are like them) might also serve to exempt his...
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The Poems of William Collins: With Notes Selected from the Editions of ...

William Collins - Poems - 1828 - 76 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 ? . E 2 Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, And bad the lovely scenes at distance hail '. Still would...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 1

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1828 - 530 pages
...pleasure, amidst the echo of surrounding and responsive rocks, and woods, and valleys. Bot thou, О Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure '/ Still it whieper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely reçue« at distance liaii. Still would her touch...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Sir Egerton Brydges, John Langhorne - English poetry - 1830 - 150 pages
...particularly of Despair : " With woful measures wan Despair — Low sullen sounds his grief beguiled, A solemn, strange, and mingled air, Twas sad by fits,...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

William Collins, John Langhorne - Poetry - 1830 - 150 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 ? so Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 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...pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail. 5. Still would her touch the strain prolong; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...beguiled ; A solemn, strange, and mingled air : 'Twas sad, by fits — by starts, 'twas wild. But thou, 0 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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