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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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The National Preacher, Volumes 19-20

Religion - 1845
...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." This law of rest must be'obeyed. There is no muscular frame so powerful that it can be disregarded;...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 pages
...how profound^ Nor eye', nor listening earv, 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 onev. We take no note' of time But from its lossv. To give it then a tongue' Is wisev...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 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. 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 American National Preacher, Volumes 19-22

Religion - 1845
...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." This law of rest must be obeyed. There is no muscular frame so powerful that it can be disregarded;...
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...Stillness and Awe . [Night, from the " Night Thoughts."] " Creation sleeps : || || 't is as the general pulse of life | stood still | And nature made a pause, || an awful pause, || || Prophetic of her end! " 5. — Solemnity, and Triumph. [Cato, exulting in the contemplation of the immortality of the soul.]...
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...Stillness and Awe. [Night, from the "Night Thoughts."] " Creation sleeps : ||| 't is as the general pulse of life | stood still | And nature made a pause, || an awful pause, || j| Prophetic of her end! " 5. — Solemnity, and Triumph. [Cato, exulting in the contemplation of...
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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture ...

Merritt Caldwell - Elocution - 1846 - 357 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...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1847
...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...
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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1847 - 300 pages
...wild dance, till the morning break !" MOVEMENT Slowest: — " Creation sleeps: — 'Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause, — An awful pause, — prophetic of her end ! " Slow: — "Now fades the glimmering landscape from the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness...
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Irish scenes, eighteen years ago: the journal of a visit to that country, by ...

Irish scenes - 1847
...island, a scene of rich luxuriance and tranquillity ; such perfect tranquillity ! It seemed — " As if the gen'ral pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause ;" though there could have been but little pause in her more secret operations, for the arbutus and...
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