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" Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause; An awful pause! prophetic of her end. "
The Tuftonian - Page 111
1900
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. Tis as the general al for them to take the opportunity of the intervals between the acts to express their opi And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled ; Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. tine is. Creation sleeps ! 'T is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause, — An awful pause ! prophetic of her end. Line 23, The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But from its loSS. Line 55. Poor pensioner on...
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Irish Literature, Volume 1

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - Authors, Irish - 1904
...now also smiling, had contrived to meet. A death-like silence ensued — " It was as if the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause, An awful pause, prophetic of her end I " And during the " awful pause " James Charles Buchmahon, half inclining himself backwards, and holding...
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The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times

Alfred Biese - Nature - 1905 - 376 pages
...ebon throne In rayless majesty now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world . . . Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the gen'ral pulse Of life...made a pause ; An awful pause, prophetic of her end . . . etc. There is a wealth of imagery and comparison amid Ossian's melancholy and mourning ; clouds...
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How to Speak in Public

Grenville Kleiser - 1906 - 533 pages
...darkness how profound! Nor eye nor listening 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. COMMAND "Halt!"—the dust-brown ranks stood fast; "Fire!"—out blazed the rifle-blast. "Barbara Frietchie."...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - English literature - 1906 - 752 pages
...world. Silence, how dead! and darkness, 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; 26 An awful pause! prophetic of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd; Fate! drop the curtain;...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...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. 25 And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled! Fate, drop the curtain! I can lose no more. Silence and...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...darkness how profound! Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object finds: Creation sleeps. 'T is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause, An awful pause, prophetic of her end. 25 And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled ! Fate, drop the curtain ! I can lose no more. Silence and...
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Pierre Le Tourneur, Volume 39

Mary Gertrude Cushing - English language - 1908 - 317 pages
...darkness, how profound ! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds. Creation sleeps ! "lis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause; An awful pause ! prophetie of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd ; Fate ! drop the curtain : I can lose...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 966 pages
...profound! 21 Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds; Creation sleeps. Tis as the general pulse Of lifa at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage. The hairy gown and mos S And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled : Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence...
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