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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 poetical works of lord Byron, with notes, Volume 4

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1885
...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...did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and no day, smiled ; With curses cast them down upon the dust, And gnash'd their teeth and howl'd : the...
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New Science of Elocution: The Elements and Principles of Vocal Expression in ...

S. S. Hamill - Elocution - 1886 - 382 pages
...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...clenched hands, and smiled; And others hurried to nnd fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and look'd up With mad disquietude on the dull sky,...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 4

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1887
...thé despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes [ell upon them; some lay clown And hid their eyes and wept; and some did rest Their...smiled; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their fanerai piles wilh fuel, and look'd up With mad disquietude on thé dull sky. The pâli of a past world;...
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Favorite Poems: Selected from English and American Authors

American poetry - 1894 - 336 pages
...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 fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world, and then again With curses...
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Werke: in kritischen texten mit einleitungen und anmerkungen, Volumes 1-2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1896
...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...upon their clenched hands, and smiled; And others huvried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel. and looked up With mad disquietnde on the...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...brows of men by the light Wore an uneartlily aspect, as by fits The flashes fell upon them ; some u? down And hid their eyes and wept ; and some did rest Their chins upon their clenched tmi, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...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 fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world ; and then again With curses...
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Principles of Public Speaking, Technique of Articulation, a Complete Guide ...

Guy Carleton Lee - 1899
...pectoral is used to express pectoral awe, horror, reverence, sublimity, and like Quality, emotions. " Some lay down And hid their eyes, and wept; and some did rest Their chins upon their clinched hands, and smiled; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and...
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Principles of Public Speaking: Comprising the Techniques of Articulation ...

Guy Carleton Lee - Elocution - 1899 - 465 pages
...pectoral is used to express pectoral awe, horror, reverence, sublimity, and like Quality, emotions. " Some lay down And hid their eyes, and wept; and some did rest Their chins upon their clinched hands, r ' Illustrations. and smiled; The pall of a past world; and then again With curses,...
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Poetical Works of Lord Byron: The prisoner of Chillon. Poems of July ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1901
...story of the battle between the Vulture-cavalry and the Sky-gnats, in Lucian's Vera Historia, i. 16.] And hid their eyes and wept ; and some did rest Their...and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past World ; and then again 30 With curses...
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