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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 Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Original Editions, with ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Fore-edge painting - 1870 - 720 pages
...despairing light Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits Tr.: flashes fell upon them ; some lay down Ar4 rick Warne fimiral piles with fuel, and look'd up With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pail of a past world...
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The Sun

Amédée Guillemin - Sun - 1870 - 297 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 sonic did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled; And others hurried to and fro, and...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...face. . . . 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...again With curses cast them down upon the dust, And gnash 'd their teeth and howl'd : the wild birds shriek'd, And, terrified, did flutter on the ground,...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 2

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...face. . . . 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 fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and look'd np With mad disquietude on the dull sky, The pall of a past world ; and then again With curses cast...
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A Manual of Elocution: Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice. With ...

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1871 - 384 pages
...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 loiok'd up, With mad disquietude, on the dull sky, The pall of a past world ; and then again With curses,...
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The English elocutionist, a collection of the finest passages of poetry and ...

Charles Hartley - 1872
...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 Rival Collection of Prose and Poetry, for the Use of Schools, Colleges ...

Readers - 1872 - 504 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 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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Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1872
...by fits The flashes fell upon them ; SOIEG lay down And hid their eyes and wept ; and some did rc.-t Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled...and fed Their funeral piles with fuel, and look'd op With mad disquietude on the dull sky, 2 В The pall of a past world ; and then again And gnash'd...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 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 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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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...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 looked up With mad disquietude on the dull »ky, With curses cast them down upon the dust, And gnashed...
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