Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

John Walker - 1811
...dead! and darkness how profound) Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object finds; Creation sleeps:—'tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature...made a pause, An awful pause! prophetic of her end." Young. 'there arises from the peculiar circumstances of the speaker at the time. All the images, though...
Full view - About this book

A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

1811
...With Tarquin's ravishing strides, tow'rds his design Moves like a ghost." Sliake?peare. DR. YOUNG. "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...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young

Edward Young - 1811
...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...
Full view - About this book

Night thoughts, and A paraphrase on part of the book of Job. With the life ...

Edward Young - 1812
...my 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...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 Darkness!...
Full view - About this book

The Complaint; Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - English poetry - 1813 - 352 pages
...THE COMPLAINT. NIGHT I. Even in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...made a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end. •*" tf And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd : * Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence...
Full view - About this book

The poetical works of Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - 1813 - 168 pages
...distress ; and night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is Miushine. to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...profound ! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Oration sleeps Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause ; An awful pause...
Full view - About this book

A selection of curious articles from the Gentleman's magazine [compiled by J ...

John Walker - 1814
...sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps : — 'tis as...pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause, Do not imagine I mean to detract from the fame of the immortal Shakespeare, by the above parallel ;...
Full view - About this book

The complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815
...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...
Full view - About this book

The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - Death - 1816 - 351 pages
...distress 1 and JViffht, B 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 Ust'ning ear, an object...
Full view - About this book

Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 268 pages
...distress; and night, E'en 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 leadea sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence how dead! and darkness how profound' Nor eye nor list'ning...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF