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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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THE LITERATURE AND THE LITERARY MEN OF Great Britain and Ireland

ABRAHAM MILLS, A.M. - 1856
...while, But hath his candles to prolong his toil. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Plat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corpse,...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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...his toil. By him lay heavy SLEEP, the cousin of Denth, Flat on the ground, and still as any stnne, A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath; Small...he, whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown; but as n living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath :...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...bright day, yet ceaseth he no while, But hath his candles to prolong his toil. By him lay heavy SLSXP, the cousin of Death. Flat on the ground, and still...breath ; Small keep took he, whom fortune frowned or., Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but as a living death, So dead alive, of...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...bare Of his palm closed, his bed the hard cold ground ; To this poor life was Misery ybound. ***** 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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 43

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1858
...ease Morti tarn simile, quiirn Sonmuin. CICERO, de Senectute, XXII. By him lay heavy Sleepe, the cosin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath. . . . SACKVILLE, LORD BUCKHURST: Induction, st. XLI. For next to Death is Sleepe to be compared ; Therefore...
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The Works of Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst

Thomas Sackville Earl of Dorset - 1859 - 161 pages
...peeping in our eyes, When 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 762 pages
...bright day, yet ceaseth he no while, But hath his candles to prolong his toil. By him lay heavy SLXEP, the cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still...breath ; Small keep took he, whom fortune frowned or., Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but as a living death, So dead alive, of...
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The works of Thomas Sackville

Thomas Sackville Dorset (Earl of) - 1859 - 161 pages
...toil. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, i Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, j A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath : Small...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 with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 1

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...But he is up, and to his work yrun ; 124 SACKVILLE. [JAMES i 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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