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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 Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1910 - 365 pages
...at the rebuking of the Lord, at the blast of the breath of his nostrils. Grave horror, despair. 3. 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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The River and I

John Gneisenau Neihardt - Brothers - 1910 - 325 pages
...seemed I could hear the dreamforests of the moody Master crackling and booming in the gloom. — looked up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world. " Say, how long is that piece ?" asked the Kid. And vipers crawled And twined themselves among the...
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New Elocution and Vocal Culture

Robert Kidd - Elocution - 1911 - 504 pages
...I'd: And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked up With inad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world...again, With curses, cast them down upon the dust, And gnashed their teeth, and howled. 6. — COMMAND. Still "Onward!" was his stern exclaim; "Charge on...
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Byron's Childe Harold (canto IV): Prisoner of Chillon and Other Selections

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1911 - 170 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 wept ; and some did rest 2 5 Their chins upon their clinched hands, and smiled ; And othe.rs hurried to and fro, and fed Their...
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The Stars and Their Stories: A Book for Young People

Constellations - 1913 - 274 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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The Technic of the Speaking Voice: Its Development, Training, and Artistic ...

John Rutledge Scott - 1915 - 660 pages
...real accomplishment is worth a ton of 'bookish theoric', valuable as that may — or may not — be. Some lay down, And hid their eyes, and wept ; and...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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The Technic of the Speaking Voice: Its Development, Training, and Artistic ...

John Rutledge Scott - Elocution - 1915 - 660 pages
...real accomplishment is worth a ton of 'bookish theoric', valuable as that may — or may not — be. Some lay down, And hid their eyes, and wept; and some...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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...Russian Sociology: A Contribution to the History of ..., Issues 161-162

Julius Friedrich Hecker - Sociology - 1915 - 300 pages
...extinguished, and the stars Did wander darkling in eternal space, A fearful hope was all the World contained ; some lay down And hid their eyes and wept ; and some...and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked up With mad disquietude on the dull day, The pall of a past World; and then again With curses...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...despairing light "Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes fell upon them ; some lay down 25 mine!1 Hark ! the cadence dies away On the quiet moonlight sea: The boatmen re bauds, and smiled; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and look'd...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 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 wept ; and some did rest 'heir chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed I heir funeral...
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