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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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...and darkness how profound ! Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object finds : Creation sleeps. 'Tis as if the gen'ral pulse Of life stood still, and nature...made a pause, An awful pause, prophetic of her end. 85. 'Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of tempests and the dangers of the deep, And pause...
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Impressions of Central and Southern Europe: Being Notes of Successive ...

William Edward Baxter - Europe, Central - 1850 - 388 pages
...wind ; and giants shook their brawny arms on the icy peaks, — " Creation slept. 'Twas as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause, An awful pause ! prophetic of her end." Early in the morning, before a solar ray had glistened on the mountain tops, we reached the cold summit...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1850 - 294 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. 1] 15 And lot her prophecy be soon fulfill'd Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - Ethics - 1850 - 391 pages
...unprotected state, and bring with them a faint and obscure image of death and danger. " Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause — An awful pause I prophetic of her end." Infinity, perhaps, raises the idea of the sublime, by mixing the wonderful...
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising 'Lessons in Enunciation', 'Exercises ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1851 - 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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Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Cosmopolitan Spirit in Literature: A Study of ...

Joseph Texte - Comparative literature - 1899 - 393 pages
...apocalyptic type : Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound l ... Creation sleeps. Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end.4 This seemed original, though fantastic and disconnected. Some praised the freshness and singularity...
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Echoes of Wisdom: Or, Talmudic Sayings with Classic, Especially Latin ...

Godfrey Taubenhaus - 1900 - 106 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." Morning is resurrection. Beaming with awak-< ened glories the world rises as from an abyss of darkness...
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Studies of the Soul

Jonathan Brierley - Soul - 1900 - 306 pages
...Nature were listening for some whisper to her from the Infinite ! Creation sleeps : 'tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause, An awful pause — prophetic of her doom. Nowhere, so far as our reading goes, has the awe of such a time and the soul's response to it...
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Our Martyred President as a Man ...: Memorial Life of William McKinley ...

George Washington Townsend - Presidents - 1901 - 480 pages
...Britisher extends the hand of sympathy to all Americans in this sad affair." '"Twas as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause. An awful pause ! Prophetic of her end." PAUSE OF A CONTINENT. Solemn and impressive beyond the power of words to describe was that deathlike...
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The Life of William McKinley: Soldier, Statesman and President ...

John W. Tyler - Presidents - 1901 - 480 pages
...Britisher extends the hand of sympathy to all Americans in this sad affair." "'Twas as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause. An awful pause ! Prophetic of her end." PAUSE OF A CONTINENT. Solemn and impressive beyond the power of words to describe was that deathlike...
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