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" Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. Silence how dead! and darkness how profound! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the general... "
A poetical grammar of the English language - Page 92
by Robert Clarke (schoolmaster.) - 1855
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...distress; and night, r5 Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, in rayless majesty, now stretches fortli Her leacien sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. z0 Silence how dead! and darkness how profound!...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...distress; and Night, 15 Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess! from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. 20 Silence, how dread ! and darkness, how profound ! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear,...
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The Port Folio, Volume 4

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810
...depth of the ways of God ! At length the morning star, arising in the east, announced — — * 'Twas as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause, An avfid, pause ! Young's JVtght Thmglils, ./\ 7. 1. the approach of light — the third day began to...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...distress ; and Night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...distress; and Night, p3 Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. * Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence, how dead! and darkness, how profound ! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 361 pages
...distress ; and Night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound ! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 361 pages
...; and Night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. , Nighty sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound ! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object...
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The wanderer: or, A collection of original tales and essays, Volume 2

Charles Fothergill (of Salisbury.) - 1803
...the unwholesome vapours of darkness, reminded us of pitching our tents, and preparing for repose. " Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, " In...majesty, now stretches forth " Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. " Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound " Nor eye, nor list'ning car, an...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - Electronic books - 1805 - 258 pages
...wretched he forsakei: Swift on his downy pinions flies from woe, And lights on lids unsully'd with a tear. Night, sable goddess! from her ebon throne, In rayless...how dead! and darkness, how profound ! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear an object finds; Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the general pulse ' B Of life stood still,...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - English poetry - 1805
...darkness how profound! Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the gen'ral pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd : Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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