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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 National Fifth Reader: Containing a Complete and Practical Treatise on ...

Richard Green Parker - Readers, American - 1873 - 581 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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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 4

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1873
...unearthly aspect, as by iits The fiashes fell upon them; some lay clown And hid their eyes arid \vept; and some did rest Their chins upon their clenched hands, and smiled; And others hurricd to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles wilh fuel, and look'd up With mad disquietude on thé...
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Appletons' School Readers

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1878 - 142 pages
...despairing light, Wore an unearthly aspect, as by fits The flashes fell upon them. Some lay down, 4. 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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The Fifth Reader

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1879 - 471 pages
...black. 3. 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 j And others hurried to and fro, and fed Their funeral piles with fuel,...
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1879 - 342 pages
...at the rebuking of the Lord, at the blast of the breath of his nostrils. Grave horror, despair. 3. , 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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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1879 - 342 pages
...at the rebuking of the Lord, at the blast of the breath of his nostrils. Grave horror, despair. 3. 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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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...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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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...been employed in more dignified work: IV BTRON. 615 1. I had a dream which was not all a dream. 2. And some did rest Their chins upon their clenched...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. 3. The waves were dead. 4....
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 576 pages
...was blaek. 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 ehins upon their elenehed hands, and smiled ; And others hurried to and fre, and fed Their funeral...
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A grammar of elocution

John Millard (elocution master in the City of Lond. sch.) - Elocution - 1882 - 216 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...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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