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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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...sable goddess I from her ebon throne, In i ay less majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden eceptre o'er a slumbering world. Silence, how dead ! and darkness,...nor listening ear, an object finds; Creation sleeps. T is, as the general pulse 6f life stood still, and Nature made a pause ; AD awefnl pause ! prophetic...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831 - 594 pages
...either a lover or a tyrant, but every reader is interested when he hears that " Creation sleeps ; 't is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and 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,...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 312 pages
...scepter o'er a slumb'ring world : Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the...made a pause, An awful pause, prophetic of her end. Sleep. Tir'd Nature's sweet restorer, balmy Sleep ! He, like the world, his ready visits pays Where...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...how profound ! Nor eye nor list'ning ear, an object finds ; 5 С reation sleeps. Tis as the gen'ral pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end. O majestic Night ! Nature's great ancestor ! Day's elder-born ! 10 And fated to survive the transient...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1833 - 310 pages
...dead ! and darkness, how profound Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object finds; ' Creation sleeps, "i'is as the general pulse . ' Of life stood still, and...made a pause, An awful pause,- prophetic of her end. Tir'd Nature's sweet restorer, balmy Sleep ! He, like the world, his ready visits pays Where Fortune...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833 - 416 pages
...wants of man, in this respect, and the absence of the sun, have been made to agree with each other. F 5 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 ! YOUNG. Sleep has been termed,...
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Life of Rev. Joseph Emerson: Pastor of the Third Congregational Church in ...

Ralph Emerson - Clergy - 1834 - 462 pages
...darkness and silence were my sole, my pensive companions. These words were my never-failing solace : " Night, sable goddess, from her ebon throne, In rayless...world. Silence, how dead ! and darkness how profound !" The following sentences are too full of weighty truth, and too strongly show one of the most prominent...
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Memoirs of the Notorious Stephen Burroughs

Stephen Burroughs - 1835 - 372 pages
...forgetfulness, as Young emphatically expresses it, " Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, " In rayfess majesty, now stretches forth " Her leaden sceptre...how dead ! and darkness, how profound ! Nor eye, nor listenipg ear, an object finds : Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ..., Volume 9

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1835 - 366 pages
...either a lover or a tyrant, but every reader is interested when he hears that " Creation sleeps ; 't is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and 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,...
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The Poetry of Life, Volume 2

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Life - 1835 - 370 pages
...abound in the works of the same poet. What can exceed in power and beauty his first address to Night ? " Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, " In...majesty now stretches forth " Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. " Silence how dread ! and darkness how profound ! " Nor eye nor list'ning ear an...
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