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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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Memoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Charlotte-Augusta of Wales, and of Saxe ...

Thomas Green - Great Britain - 1818 - 576 pages
...the orderly demeanour, and silence, of the immense conconrse of people which were assembled. " 'twas as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause." AH contemplating with silent sorrow the last sad duty paid to the memory of England's brightest, fairest...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...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...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...Time to man. --, N!GHT, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless' majesty, now stretches fortk Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world\ Silence',...stood still', and nature made a pause\ An awful' pause I prophetic of her end'. The bell strikes one\ We take no note' of time, But from its loss\ To give...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820
...honores." p. 264. The first lines of the following passage remind us strongly of a description of 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...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 1

1820
...honores." p. 264. The first lines of the following passage remind us strong! of a description of 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...
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Short System of Polite Learning: Being an Epitome of the Arts and Sciences ...

Daniel Jaudon - Art and science - 1820 - 212 pages
...verse? A. Blank verse, like other poetry, is measured, but does not rhyme; as: Hight, sable goddes! 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! Tfor eye, nor listning ear, an object...
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Figures of elocution exemplified; or, Directions for reading and reciting ...

Charles Richson - 1820
...of its worth : — And what it's worth,-ask death-beds :-tJteu can tell. YOUNG. Night,-sable power !-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,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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...listening ear, an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'T is, as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause ; An aweful pause ! prophetic...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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...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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The London Christian instructor, or, Congregational magazine, Volume 1

1822
...change of air, that he he remarked could not be described better than ia the words of Dr. Young, " 'Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still and...a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end." Amidst all the sorrow and anxious uncertainty connected with such a state of health, he displayed the...
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