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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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 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 chins upon their clenched hands, and smil'd ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and look'd up With mad...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 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...rest '>( Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smil'd ; And others burned to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and look'dup With mad...
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The First-class Reader: A Selection for Exercises in Reading : from Standard ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Readers - 1833 - 276 pages
...crackling trunks Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The brows of men by the despairing light The flashes fell upon them; some lay down And hid their eyes and...and smiled; And others hurried to and fro, and fed With mad disquietude on the dull sky, Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked up The pall of a past...
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A Circumstantial Narrative of the Wreck of the Rothsay Castle Steampacket ...

Joseph Adshead - Shipwrecks - 1834 - 322 pages
...rendered ; but the following lines from Byron's "Darkness" appear as if expressly written to portray them : — " Some lay down, And hid their eyes, and...upon their clenched hands, and smiled ; And others, hurrying to and fro, looked round With mad disquietude." remained in this situation until the vessel...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 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',...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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Tales and Sketches: Such as They are, Volume 1

William Leete Stone - American fiction - 1834
...meal was ended, but not the agony. Some shuddered with horror at the thought of what they had done. 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 ; , and then again With curses cast them down upon the...
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837
...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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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...remark. I shall there-fore 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 darkncst through the soul." " It broke the Sabbath stillness round." " The...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...remark. I shall therefore state but few instances here, and these without comment : — s " Men looked up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world." " Thoughts rush in stormy darknets through the soul." " It broke the Sabbath stillness round." " The...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 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',...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',...
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