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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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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits 4. And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral-piles with fuel, and look'd up With mad disquietude on the...again, With curses, cast them down upon the dust, And gnash' d their teeth and howl'd. The wild birdi shriek'd, And, terrified, did flutter on the ground...
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Poems

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...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 look'd up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, 2 B The pall of a past world ; and then again With curses cast them down upon the dust, And gnash'd...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 6

Beautiful poetry - 1859
...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 The pall of a past world ; and then again With mad disquietude on the dull sky And gnash'd their teeth...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859 - 576 pages
...was hlack. The brows of men by the despairing light Wore an unearthly aspeet, 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 elenched hands, and smiled . And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel,...
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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 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 poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861
...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 Their chins upon their cleuched hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel,...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...face ; ....The brows of men by the despalring light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes fell upon them ; some lay down And hid their eyes...disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world; and thence agaln With curses cast them down upon the dust, And gnash'd their teeth and howl'd : the wild...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...by the despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes fell upon them ; some 1ay down And hid their eyes and wept; and some did rest...disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world; and thence again With curses cast them down upon the dust, And gnash'd their teeth and howl'd : the wild...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes fell upon them ; some lay down And bid their eyes and wept; and some did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled; And others Mimed to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and look'd up With mad disquietude on the...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 9

Penny readings - 1866
...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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