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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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Night Thoughts on Life Death & Immortality;: To which is Added A Paraphrase ...

Edward Young - Bible - 1823 - 300 pages
...the Doctor; * but what hu become of the kernel ?' Creation sleeps. Т is as the gen'ral pulsŤ Of Ufe 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 Darkness!...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...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. Young's Night Thoughts, n. 1. How is night's sable mantle labour'd o'er, How richly wrought with attributes...
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A Summary View of America: Comprising a Description of the Face of the ...

Isaac Candler - Southern States - 1824 - 503 pages
...all. In the words of Dr. Young, " Listening ear no 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." CHAPTER II. CITIES, TOWNS, AND VILLAGES. As the place where I first landed in America was New York,...
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A Summary View of America: Comprising a Description of the Face of the ...

Isaac Candler - Electronic book - 1824 - 503 pages
...all. In the words of Dr. Young, " Listening ear no 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." CHAPTER II. CITIES, TOWNS, AND VILLAGES. As the place where I first landed in America was New York,...
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Adumbration: being an attempt to give a sketch of some important change that ...

Elias Carpenter - 1824
...(but those unnatural beings who turn night into day,) a dead stillness reigns, " as if the general " pulse of life stood still, and nature made a pause — " an awful pause ! prophetic of her end." Some may suppose this the fanciful whim of a capricious brain, but remember, it is my understanding...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...dead, and darkness how profound s' Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object finds : Creation sleeps. "Pis as the gen'ral pulse Of life stood still, and nature...a pause, An awful pause ! prophetic of her end.— — rovira. SECTION IV. Grongar Hill. SILENT Nymph ! with curious eye, Who, the purple eve, dost lie...
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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1826 - 237 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, they...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...slumbering world. Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor listening 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...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - Elocution - 1828 - 300 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 fiulfilPd; Fate! drop the curtain; I can lose no more. Silence, and Darkness!...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 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. And let her prophesy be soon fulfill'd; Fate! drop the curtain; I can lose no more. Silence and darkness!...
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