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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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 13

Periodicals - 1839
...associates words with the beautiful harmonies of ft well-appointed band of instrumental performers. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bode the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 pages
...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 9

1839
...But who succeeds Despair, obliterating in a moment the memory of his very being from the earth ? " 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...
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The penitent

Penitent - 1839
...1839. S21LONDON : BLATCII AKD LAJJPERT, PRINTERS, GROVE PLACE, BROMPTOX. THE PENITENT. CHAPTER I. " Thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whispered promis'd pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance Hail." COLLINS. I WAS born in the...
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Cours de versions anglaises ou Recueil choisi d'anecdotes, traits ...

P. Sadler - 1841 - 251 pages
...solemn, strange and mingled air, — 'Twas sad by fits (8), by starts 'twas wild (6). HOPE. But thou, 6 Hope! with eyes so fair, — What was thy delighted...pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail (7) : Still would her touch the scene prolong; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...beguil'd, ; | A solemn', strange', and min'gl'd air : | 'T was sad by fits ; | by starts, 't was wild. | But thou, O Hope ! with eyes so fair, | What was thy delighted measure 1 \ Still it whisper'd promis'd pleasure, | And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! | Still would...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Hut thou, oh Hope ! with eyes во fair, What was thy delighted measure ! Still it whispered promised y glittered here and there The gems entangled in her...there to see A lady so richly clad as she — Bea rale, She called on Echo still through all the song ; And where her sweetest th?me she chose, A soft...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - English poetry - 1844 - 308 pages
...his grief heguiled, A sullen, strange, and mingled air, Twas sad hy fits, hy starts 'twas wild. Bat thou, O Hope! with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And hade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong....
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation', "Exercises ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 380 pages
...done already. Heaven and earth will witness, If Rome must fall, that we are innocent." High Notes. " 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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The Duke of Alba in Flanders: Or, The Amnesty. An Historical Novel of the ...

Charles F. Ellerman - 1844
...witnessed again ! And now, Ladies, farewell, — sigh no more but for to-morrow ! !" CHAPTER XI. " But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? And Hope enchanted smil'd, and wav'd her golden hair, And longer had she sung — but with a frown,...
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