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" A fearful hope was all the world contained ; Forests were set on fire — but hour by hour They fell and faded — and the crackling trunks Extinguished with a crash — and all was black. The brows of men by the despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect,... "
The Works of Lord Byron - Page 145
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
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The Prisoner of Chillon

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 35 pages
...was black. The brows of men by the expiring light Wore an earthly aspect, as by fits B 3 The flashes fell upon them; some lay down And hid their eyes and wept ; and some did rest Their chains upon their clenched hands, and smiled; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...crackling trunks Extinguished with a crash— and all was Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes walls that had survived the names Of those who rear'd...fasten'd near a fountain ; and a man Clad in a flowing w ith fuel, and looked up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world; and then...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Comprising the Suppressed Poems, Volumes 10-11

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English literature - 1826
...The hrows of men hy the despairing light Wore an nnearthly aspeet, as hy fits The flashes fell npon them; some lay down And hid their eyes and wept; and some did rest Their chins npon their clenched hands, and smiled ; And others hnrried to and fro, and fed Their fnneral piles...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
.... Mack. 1 ne browi of men by the despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by file The flashes fell upon them; some lay down And hid their eyes and wept; and ноинdid rest Their chine upon their clenched hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro,...
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Y Gwyliedydd

1827
...light Wore an earthly aspect, as by lits The flashes fell upon them ; sume lay down And hid their eye* and wept : and some did rest Their chins upon their...to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, ami look'd up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, TYWYLLW«. Breuildwydiais vrcuddwyd, ac nid breuddwycl...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes fell upon them ; some lay down 25 And hid their eyes and wept; and some did rest Their...and look'd up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, 30 The pall of a past world ; and then again With curses cast them down upon the dust, And gnash'd...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...was black. The brows of men by the despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes fell upon them ; some lay down And hid their eyes...and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed VOL. in. H .f , Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked up With mad disquietude on the dull sky,...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...was black. The brows of men by the despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by Jits The flashes fell upon them; some lay down And hid their eyes and wept; and some'did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled; And others hurried to and fro, and...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1829 - 252 pages
...this remark. I shall therefore state but few instances here, and these without comment. " Men looked up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world. " " Thoughts rush in stormy darkness through the soul." " It broke the Sabbath stillness round." "...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 pages
...And hid their eyes and wept ; and some did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smil'd ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral...and look'd up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, 30 The pall of a past world ; and then again With curses cast them down upon the dust, And gnash'd...
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