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" But o'er the twilight groves and dusky caves, Long-sounding aisles and intermingled graves, Black Melancholy sits, and round her throws A death-like silence, and a dread repose : Her gloomy presence saddens all the scene, Shades every flower, and darkens... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 315
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...and a dread repofe; Her gloomy prefence faddens all the fcene, Shades ev'ry flow'r, and darkens ev'ry green, Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, And breathes a browner horror on the woods. Yet here for ever, ever muft I ftay ; Sad proof how well a lover can obey ! Death, only death, can...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 578 pages
...repofe : " Her gloomy prefence faddens all the fcene, *^ Shades ev'ry flow'r, and darkens ev'ry # " green, " Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, " And breathes a browner horror on the " woods." \ It is candidly and juftly obferved by the effayift fo often mentioned, that the figurative expreifions,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...caves, Long-sounding isles and intermingled graves, Black Melancholy sits, and round her throws i65 A death-like silence, and a dread repose; Her gloomy presence saddens all the scene, Shades ev'ry flon-'r, and darkens ev'ry green,. Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, And breathes a browner...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 46

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1778
...her throws ' A death-like filence, and a dread repofe : Her gloomy prefence faddens all the ¡cene ¡ Shades every flower, and darkens every green ; Deepens...murmur of the falling floods, And breathes a browner horrour on the woods.' EloiTa to Abclard, v. 154. < The aflive imagination of the fufceptible reader,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...throws 165 A death-like filence, and a dread repofe; Her gloomy prefence lad•Jens all the fcene, Shades every flower, and darkens every green, Deepens...floods, And breathes a browner horror on the woods, 170 Yet here for ever, ever muft I flay; Sad proof how well a lover can obey ! Death, only death, can...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...a dread repofe ; Her gloomy prefence faddens all the fcene, Shades ev'ry flow'r, and darkens ev'ry green, Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, And breathes a browner horror on the woods. . Yet Yet here for ever, ever muft I ftay ; Sad proof how well a lover can obey ! Death, only death,...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 6

Eschenburg - Literature - 1791 - 454 pages
...prefence faddehs all the icene, • r " Shades every, flow'r, and datkenrev'ry. green, Deepens the mjirmur of the falling 'floods, And breathes a browner horror on the woods. Yet here for ever, ever muft I flay, . ; Sad proof how well a lover can obey! Death, only death, can...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...a dread repofe : Her gloomy prefence iaddens all the fcene, Shades ev'ry flow'r, and darkens ev'ry green. Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, And breathes a "browner horror on the woods. Yet here forever, ever mufl I flay ; Sad proof how -well a lover can obey ! Death, only death; can...
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Solitude Considered with Respect to Its Influence Upon the Mind and the ...

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Electronic books - 1794 - 420 pages
...throws " A death-like filence, and a dread repofe : " Her gloomy prefence faddens all the fcene, " Shades every flower, and darkens every green, " Deepens...falling floods, " And breathes a browner horror on tbe woods." POPE, Eloifa to Abelard, ver. 165. WHILE the foul expands, and the mind becomes ferene...
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Williams's Letters: Letters written in France in the summer 1790 ... The 4th ed

Helen Maria Williams - France - 1794
...dread repofe ; " Her gloomy prefence faddcns all the fcene, i " Shades ev'ry flow'r, and darkens ev'ry green, " Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, " And breathes a browner horror on the woods." If it were not very difficult to be angry with fuch a poet as Pope, particularly after having juft...
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