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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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Poetical Works, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 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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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Complete and Practical Treatise on ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Elocution - 1866 - 600 pages
...black. The brows of men, by their despairing light, Wore an unearthly aspect, as, by fits, The flashes fell upon them. Some lay down, And hid their eyes,...upon their clenched hands, and smiled ; And others hiirried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and looked up, With mad disquietude, oil...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 4

Taine - English literature - 1866
...Matthew .... The brdws of men by the despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits 'The fiashes fell upon them; some lay down And hid their eyes and wept . and some did rest Their chins upon their clencned hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel,...
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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - 1866
...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, and...
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Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1866 - 719 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 itid rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled . And others hurried to and fre, and fed...
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The New York Speaker

Warren P. Edgarton - 1868
...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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Comstock's Elocution, Enlarged: A System of Vocal Gymnastics Designed for ...

Andrew Comstock, Philip Lawrence - Elocution - 1808 - 314 pages
...The brows of men, | by the despairing light, | Wore an unearthly as'pect, | as by fits The flashes fell upon them. | Some lay down, | And hid their eyes,...wept' ; and some did rest Their chins | upon their clinched hands, I and smil'd. ; | And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel,...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1869 - 396 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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Wiley's Elocution and Oratory: Giving a Thorough Treatise on the Art of ...

Charles A. Wiley - Elocution - 1869 - 444 pages
...black. The brows of men, by their despairing light, Wore an unearthly aspect, as, by fits, The flashes fell upon them. Some lay down, And hid their eyes, and wept ; and sonic did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fro, and...
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The Sun

Amédée Guillemin - Sun - 1870 - 296 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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