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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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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 10

1828
...field of glory, one in arms. And one In council."— Camper, '(',<•/.-, book 1. NIGHT. Night, sabte goddess, from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Bilence how dead, and darkness how profound 1 Nor eye, nor llnt'ning ear, an object...
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 9

Baptists - 1829
...instances, prevented any religious exercises for a short interval — but nothing like confusion — " 'Twas as the general pulse of life stood still, and nature...a pause — an awful pause, prophetic of her end." At such seasons, the realities of an awful eternity seemed to ne spread before the congregation, while...
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The Baptist Missionary Magazine, Volumes 9-10

Baptists - 1829
...instances, prevented any religious exercises for a short interval — but nothing like confusion — " 'Twas as the general pulse of life stood still, and nature...a pause — an awful pause, prophetic of her end." At such seasons, the realities of an awful eternity seemed to he spread before the congregation, while...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...when spoke by any brother in a lodge, was a warning to the rest to have a care of listeners. Saift. Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor...nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. . . Young. At first he aims at what he hears, And liilening close with both his ears, Just catches...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 16

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...inspire. The pealing organ, and the pausing choir. And the last words that dust to dust conveyed ! Ticket. Creation sleeps ! Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pauM An awful paiut ! prophetic of its end. Young. PAUSIAS, a famous ancient painter, the inventor...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...distress ; and night, E'en in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. ide was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread...an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoeve I Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tie аз the general pulse Of life...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...sable goddess I from her ebon throne, In i ay less majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden eceptre o'er a slumbering world. Silence, how dead ! and darkness,...nor listening ear, an object finds; Creation sleeps. T is, as the general pulse 6f life stood still, and Nature made a pause ; AD awefnl pause ! prophetic...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...either a lover or a tyrant, but every reader is interested when he hears that " Creation sleeps ; 't is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause — An awful pause — prophetic of its end." " This,? said he, " is true ; but remember that taking the compositions of Young in general,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1831
...either a lover or a tyrant, but every reader is interested when he hears that " Creation sleeps; 't is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause— An awful pause—prophetic of its end." " This," said he, " is true ; but remember that taking the compositions...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...; " And 'midst the wreck of worlds remember man !" DR. GLYNN. 10. ON THE IMPORTANCE OP TIME TO HAN. NIGHT, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless'...a pause', An awful' pause ! prophetic of her end\ The bell strikes one'. We take no note' of time But from its loss\ To give it then a tongue' Is wise'...
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