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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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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States - 1825
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Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Literature - 1825
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Philomathic Journal and Literary Review, Volume 3

1825 - 486 pages
...calls me murderer and parricide. CONGREVE. Night is rendered feminine from its peaceful influence : — Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. The Seasons are personified agreeably to their diversified nature : — Now Summer...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 316 pages
...how profound s' Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object finds : Creation sleeps. "Pis as the gen'ral pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause, An awful pause ! prophetic of her end.— — rovira. SECTION IV. Grongar Hill. SILENT Nymph ! with curious eye, Who, the purple eve, dost lie...
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts, and the Force of Religion

Edward Young - Didactic poetry, English - 1826 - 284 pages
...ebon throne, In rayless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. 20 Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor...Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause ; An erwful pause ! prophetic of her enfl. And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd : Fate ! drop the curtain...
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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1826 - 250 pages
...general. Every reader is not either a lover or a tyrant, but every reader is interested when he hears that Creation sleeps ; 'tis as the general pulse Of life...nature made a pause ; An awful pause — -prophetic of its end. "This (said he) is true; but remember that taking the compositions of Young in general, they...
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts, and the Force of Religion

Edward Young - 1826 - 318 pages
...distress ; and Night, 15 K'en in the zenith of her dark domam, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. 20 Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation...
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Elegant Extracts, Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages from the ..., Volume 5

English letters - 1826 - 438 pages
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827 - 604 pages
...distress ; and night, E'en in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...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...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...distress; and night, Even 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 fiulfilPd; Fate! drop the curtain; I can lose no more. Silence, and Darkness!...
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