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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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 fulfilled ; Pate! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and darkness...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841
...darkness how profound! i 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 fulfilled : Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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Father Connell, by the O'Hara family [really J. Banim alone].

O'Hara family pseud - 1842
...Fennell, 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!" And during the " awful pause" James Charles Buchmahon, half inclining himself backwards, and holding...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...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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Johnsoniana

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 529 pages
...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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The American Elocutionist: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation', "Exercises ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 380 pages
...darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor listening 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." Slow. "Beneath those rugged elms, that yew tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor listening car an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the general 5937 w bN ..5 ǽϟ L [ }n uDw@ 9 = i` ~q &o L ˒Ս o; ; ! K ) ' +vH Rd And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled : Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. Tis as the general n the Country.} [From ' The Task.1] Hark ! 'tis the twanging And let her prophecy be soon fulfilled : Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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Russell's American Elocutionist: The American Elocutionist; Comprising ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1845 - 380 pages
...darkness how profound I 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." Slotf. " Beneath those rugged elms, that yew tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering...
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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture : Designed for ...

Merritt Caldwell - Elocution - 1845 - 331 pages
...darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor listening ear can object find : Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause, An awful pause, prophetic of her end. 13. This is the place, the centre of the grove: Here stands the oak, the monarch of the wood. How sweet...
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