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" Then the mortal coldness of the soul like death itself comes down ; It cannot feel for others' woes, it dare not dream its own ; That heavy chill has frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. "
Manfred. Hebrew melodies. Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte. Monody on the death of ... - Page 191
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1828
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, Ч is where the iee appears. Though wit may flash from fluent year @ 2 Г is but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...mirth distract the breast, Through midnight hours that yield no more their former hope of rest; T is meet with her The Abominable, that uninvited came 220 Into the fair PeleVan banquet-hall, And cast grey beneath. Oh could I feel as I have felt, — or be what I have been, Or weep as I could once have...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent This grave no cushion is for thee. Or art thou one ; 15 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 1

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...former hope of rest ; 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruined turret wreathe, .Ml green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath. Oh could I feel...
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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - English poetry - 1923 - 825 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...former hope of rest; 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruined turret wreath, 15 All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and grey beneath. Oh could I...
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The Oral Study of Literature

Algernon de Vivier Tassin - English literature - 1923 - 431 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast. Through midnight...hours that yield no more their former hope of rest; 'T is but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreathe, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1924 - 458 pages
...Ami though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast. Through midnight...former hope of rest ; 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruinM turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath. Oh could I feel...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Part 2

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1910 - 935 pages
...'t is where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breust. ; T is but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent " and such is literally the character of it. Coleridge remarks very pertinently ruined turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and grey beneath. 633 Oh, could...
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English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism

M. H. Abrams - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 496 pages
...Byron's causes a comic incongruity between his movement and his matter: Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...former hope of rest; 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the min'd turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, all worn and grey beneath. And a poem like...
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