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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 Book of Familiar Quotations: Being a Collection of Popular Extracts and ...

Quotations, English - 1871 - 344 pages
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins: Complete in ...

John Milton, Edward Young, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, William Collins - English poetry - 1836 - 558 pages
...distress ; and night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, It 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 fulfilled: r'atf drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and Darkness!...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

John Wilson Croker - 1836 - 656 pages
...a lover or a tyrant, but every reader is interested when he hears that " Creation sleeps ; 't is ag 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 Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - Didactic poetry, English - 1837 - 556 pages
...reason lost. .nly change of pain: • for severe: i distress; and night, •dark domain, of my fate. Night, sable goddess! from her ebon throne, In rayless...pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause; An awfu! pause! prophetic of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd: Fate! drop the curtain;...
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The Complaint and Consolation; Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

Edward Young - 1837 - 310 pages
...ebon throne, In rayless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. H0 Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor...nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. "I'is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pauie : An awful pause ! prophetic...
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The Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - Readers - 1838 - 368 pages
...Await alike the inevitable hour : The paths of glory lead but to the grave. SLOWER AND MORE SOLEMN Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...world : Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound 1 Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds : Creation sleeps. — 'Tis as the general pulse Of life...
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Lives of Sacred Poets, Volume 2

Robert Aris Willmott - Poets, English - 1838 - 400 pages
...Nature's birth, And Nature's shield the shadow of his hand ; and the impressive description of night: Creation sleeps ; 'tis as the general pulse Of life...nature made a pause ; An awful pause ; prophetic of its end ; are all inspired by a spirit of equal dignity and power. The last lines, Mrs. Piozzi informs...
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Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality. [Followed by] A paraphrase ...

Edward Young - 1839 - 300 pages
...distress; and night, E'en in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Nightj 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 llst'ning ear an object...
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Real pearls in a false setting

Henry De la Pasture - 1839 - 948 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. I wake, emerging from a scene of dreams Tumultuous ; where my wrecked desponding thought From wave...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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 fulfilled ; Pate! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and darkness...
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