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" Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. Silence how dead! and darkness how profound! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the general... "
The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ... - Page 238
by Henry Marlen - 1838
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808 - 524 pages
...distress ; and night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...profound! Nor eye, nor listening ear, an object finds ; Crention sleeps. 'Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause; An awful...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 384 pages
...as an example of the sublime in expression, as the imagery and epithets are exceedingly rich.... " Night, sable goddess, from her ebon throne, " In rayless...world. " Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! " Nov eye nor list'ning car can object find. " Crealion sleeps 'Tis as the general pulse " Of Life...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809 - 504 pages
...distress ; and night, Er'n in the aenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Kight, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty,...Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. Silence bow dead! and darkness how profound! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds; Creation sleeps. 'Tis...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809 - 604 pages
...and night Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine, to the color of my fate. 142. Night. 'd. and loth to part. While in their age they differ,...in heart. Thus stands an aged elm in ivy hound, Tli slumb'ring world : Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound '. Norfeye, nor lisl'ningear an object...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

Anecdotes - 1809 - 562 pages
...With Tarquin's ravishing strides, tow'rds his design Moves like a ghost." Shakespeare. DR. YOUNG. ** Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound! Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 13

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 554 pages
...anil darkness, bow profound ! Nor eye, nor listening ear, an object finds ; Creation sleeps. ' f is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature...made a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fultill'd ; Fate I drop the curtain ; 1 can lose no more. Silence and...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

John Walker - 1811
...dead! and darkness how profound) Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object finds; Creation sleeps:—'tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature...made a pause, An awful pause! prophetic of her end." Young. 'there arises from the peculiar circumstances of the speaker at the time. All the images, though...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

John Walker - 1811 - 570 pages
...With Tarquin's ravishing strides, tow'rds his design Moves like a ghost." Sliake?peare. DR. YOUNG. "Night, sable goddess! from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young

Edward Young - 1811 - 302 pages
...how profound ! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object finds •, Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the gen'ral pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd ; Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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Night thoughts, and A paraphrase on part of the book of Job. With the life ...

Edward Young - 1812 - 812 pages
...my distress; and night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess! from her ebon throne, In rayless...made a pause; An awful pause! prophetic of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd: Fate! drop the curtain; I can lose no more. Silence and Darkness!...
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