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" By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath : Small keep took he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but, as a living... "
The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and Sentimental Essays - Page 51
by Sir Egerton Brydges, Robert Pearse Gillies - 1813
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Chapters on Early English Literature

J. H. Hippisley - English literature - 1837 - 344 pages
...death, and yet she could not die. And after a few intermediate stanzas — By him lay heavy SLEKP, the cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still...he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath....
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Chapters on Early English Literature

J. H. Hippisley - English literature - 1837 - 344 pages
...Countenance. J/ ft And after a few intermediate stanzas — By him lay heavy SLEEP, the cousin of Death, i Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very...he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a li ving death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath....
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Lectures on English Poetry from the Reign of Edward the Third to the Time of ...

Henry Neele - English poetry - 1839 - 229 pages
...messenger of Death." Sleep is also delineated with the pencil of a maste* : — " Bjr him lay heavy Sleep, Cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as...he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the Throne Of high renown; but as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath. The...
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The history of English poetry. To which are prefixed, three dissertations ...

Thomas Warton - 1840
...e'en peeping in our eyes, But he is up, and to his work yrun ; But let the night's black misty mantles rise, And with foul dark never so much disguise The...he, whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath :...
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh ..., Volume 3

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1840
...peeping in our eyes, But he is up, and to his work y run ; But let the night's black misty mantles rise, And with foul dark never so much disguise The...he, whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath:...
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The history of English poetry: from the close of the eleventh century to the ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1840
...yet ceaseth he no while, But hath his candles to prolong his toil. xЫx.J SACKVILLB'S INDUCTION. 195 By him lay heavy SLEEP, the cousin of Death, Flat...he, whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath :...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...foul dark never so much disguise The fair bright day, yet ceaseth he no while, But hath his caudles to prolong his toil. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin...Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, save yielding forth a breath ; Small keep took he whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...And with foul dark never so much disguise The fair bright day, yet ceaseth he no while, But hath hie y, nor make it bad by suspecting it. How canat into the throne ( if high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1844 - 716 pages
...ceaseth he no while, But hath his candles to prolong his toil. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin'of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, save yielding forth a breath ; Small keep took he whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she Lifted...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 pages
...idea of the merit of this old poem, which was published in 1563 : " By him lay heauie Sleepe cosin of Death Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corps, saue yeelding faith a breath.. Small keepe tooke he whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted...
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