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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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History of George Godfrey, Volume 1

Thomas Gaspey - 1828
...the author he had before quoted— " Silence how still! and darkness how profound! 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 fulfilled. Fate drop the curtain. I can lose no more." The last line,...
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 9

Baptists - 1829
...religious exercises for a short interval — but nothing like confusion — " 'Twas as the general pulse of life stood still, and nature made 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
...religious exercises for a short interval — but nothing like confusion — " 'Twas as the general pulse of life stood still, and nature made 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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...darkness how profound I Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tie аз the general mmer-house in ray garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or c And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled : Fate I drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...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
...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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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound ! Nor eye nor list'ning ear, an object finds ; 5 С reation sleeps. Tis as the gen'ral pulse Of life stood still,...made a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end. O majestic Night ! Nature's great ancestor ! Day's elder-born ! 10 And fated to survive the transient...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 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. Sleep. Tir'd Nature's sweet restorer, balmy Sleep ! He, like the world, his ready visits pays Where...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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\ 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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The Poetry of Life, Volume 2

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Life - 1835
...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." Again, his appeal to the Divine Inspirer of his solemn thoughts, is full of majesty and power. " Man's...
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