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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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 264 pages
...my 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...how 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...
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History of George Godfrey, Volume 1

Thomas Gaspey - 1828 - 368 pages
...deep-toned voice, from the author he had before quoted— " Silence how still! and darkness how profound! Tis as the general pulse of life stood still, And...made a pause— An awful pause, prophetic of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled. Fate drop the curtain. I can lose no more." The last line,...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 1

Books - 1820 - 398 pages
...honores." p. 264. The first lines of the following passage remind us strongly of a description of 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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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Character, Literary ..., Volume 25

Olinthus Gregory - Authors, English - 1828 - 492 pages
...peu de choses agreables, et leur raison leur apprend ą en gouter encore moins." Fontenelle. NIGHT. 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 Doctrine of the Greek Article: Applied to the Criticism and Illustration ...

Thomas Fanshaw Middleton - Bible - 1828 - 728 pages
...has employed the same mode of speech, without regard to the correctness, which philosophy exacts : " Night, sable Goddess ! from her ebon throne, " In...majesty, now stretches forth " Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. " Nor eye., nor list'ning ear, ap object finds ; " Creation sleeps." NIGHT I. V....
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Easy Lessons in Geography and History Designed for the Use of the Younger ...

Joseph Allen - America - 1829 - 416 pages
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 9

Baptists - 1829
...instances, prevented any religious exercises for a short interval — but nothing like confusion — " 'Twas as the general pulse of life stood still, and nature...a pause — an awful pause, prophetic of her end." At such seasons, the realities of an awful eternity seemed to ne spread before the congregation, while...
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American Baptist Missionary Magazine and Missionary Intelligencer, Volumes 9-10

Baptists - 1829 - 894 pages
...instances, prevented any religious exercises for a short interval — but nothing like confusion — " 'Twas as the general pulse of life stood still, and nature...a pause — an awful pause, prophetic of her end." At such seasons, the realities of an awful eternity seemed to he spread before the congregation, while...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 13

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 412 pages
...when spoke by any brother in a lodge, was a warning to the rest to have a care of listeners. Saift. Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor...nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. . . Young. At first he aims at what he hears, And liilening close with both his ears, Just catches...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830 - 844 pages
...distress ; and night, E'en in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. ide was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread...an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoeve I Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tie аз the general pulse Of life...
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