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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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...warmth. " 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...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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...warmth. " 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...did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and suiil'd ! And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and look'd up With...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers (Secondary) - 1847 - 480 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 huftied to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel,...
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The Select Poetical Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1848 - 406 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 Then- chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled, And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...crackling trunks 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...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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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...was black. The brows of men by the despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, ns by fits The flashes fell upon them ; some lay down And hid their eyes and wept; niul some did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro,...
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The National Speaker: Containing Exercises, Original and Selected, in Prose ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - 1851
...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 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 New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...in the dread Of this their desolation ; and all hearts Were chilled into a selfish prayer for light. 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, vVith...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 360 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 then- clenched hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide: Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Electronic book - 1853 - 480 pages
...black. The brows of men, by the unearthly 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 china upon their clinched hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral...
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