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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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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...darkness how profound! 21 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. 2 5 And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled: Fate! drop the curtain; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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Curiosities in Proverbs

Proverbs - 1916 - 428 pages
...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." Edward Young. There goes a witch! There goes a witch I If you are no witch you will not turn around....
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...darkness, how profound! S»or 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— Night Thoughts. Night IL 18. • How is night's sable mantle labor'd o'er, How richly wrought...
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The Life and Letters of Edward Young

Henry Charles Shelley - Poets, English - 1914 - 289 pages
...world. Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound I 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 I prophetic of her end." Then follow the devout in vocation and fervent prayer, to be succeeded by...
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The Elemental Dialectic of Light and Darkness: The Passions of the Soul in ...

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka - Philosophy - 1992 - 387 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...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!...
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The Way to Write for Children: An Introduction to the Craft of Writing ...

Joan Aiken - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 97 pages
...be predisposed in favour of that story! Keeping them interested Creation sleeps. Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause; An awful pause1 Edward Young, Night thoughts Sometimes your story seems to come to a halt. This is known as...
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Wild Heart: A Life: Natalie Clifford Barney and the Decadence of Literary Paris

Suzanne Rodriguez - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 448 pages
...them alL .••• (THIRTEEN) The Pause 1930-1938 Creation sleeps! 'Tis as the general pulse Of lite stood still, and Nature made a pause; An awful pause! prophetic of her end. — Edward Young What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles? —...
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Obsolete Objects in the Literary Imagination: Ruins, Relics, Rarities ...

Francesco Orlando - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 500 pages
...night: 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...nature made a pause; An awful pause! prophetic of her end.448 More than half a century later, in the first of Novalis's Hymns to the Night (Hymnen an die...
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Boccherini’s Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

Elisabeth Le Guin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 376 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. And let her prophecy be soon fulfill'd: Fate! drop the curtain; I can lose no more. Boyé wisely says...
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Anecdotes of Johnson

Hesther Lynch Piozzi - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 300 pages
...or a tyrant, but every reader is interested when he hears that "Creation sleeps; 'tis 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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