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" There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft... "
The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume - Page 26
by George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1849
...BATTLE OF WATERLOO.* 1. THERE was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered there Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright ' The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell; But hush ' ! hark'!—a...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...far and near, And laid my hand upon thy mane — as I do here. XXVI Till! FIELD OF WATERLOO. THEBE was a sound of revelry by night: And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell — But hush ! hark 1 A deep sound strikes like a rising knell 1 Did ye not hear it P...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 pages
...their own. Save that wherein at last they crumble bone by bone?1 STANZA XXI. THE EVE OF WATERLOO. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell ; But hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell !* arm 1 This passage has...
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The Ladies' Companion

Women's periodicals, English - 1865
...describing the scene : — " There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage- bell ; But hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a ruing knell. Did ye not hear it } Jfo...
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MEMOIRS OF THE MOTHER AND WIFE OF WASHINGTON

MARGARET C. CONKLING - 1850
...faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, There never was knight like the young Lochinvar ! SCOTT, And bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave...swell, Soft eyes look'd love to eyes which spake again ! BYRON, BEAUTIFUL, gifted, with, great fascination of manner, unusually accomplished, extremely wealthy,...
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Memoirs of the Mother and Wife of Washington

Margaret Cockburn Conkling - 1850 - 248 pages
...faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, There never was knight like the young Lochinvar ! SCOTT. And bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave...swell, Soft eyes look'd love to eyes which spake again 1 BYRON. BEAUTIFUL, gifted, with great fascination of manner, unusually accomplished, extremely wealthy,...
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An Essay on Elocution: with Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1850 - 294 pages
...BEFORE AND BATTLE OF WATERLOO. THERE was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; But hush ! hark ! a...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...glut your ire ! WATERLOO. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; But hush! hark! a deep...
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Class Book of Prose and Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - English language - 1850 - 120 pages
...Waterloo. — BYRON. 1. There was a sound of revelry by night ; And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry ; and bright The...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; — • But hush ! hark...
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The confessor, Volume 2

Confessor - 1851
...evening's assembly. CHAPTER V. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell. CHILDE HAROLD. WE sat down to write this chapter with some intention to give our readers...
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