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" MIDNIGHT, and yet no eye Through all the Imperial City closed in sleep ! Behold her streets a-blaze With light that seems to kindle the red sky, Her myriads swarming through the crowded ways ! Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad to... "
The curse of Kehama - Page 1
by Robert Southey - 1811
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 5

English literature - 1811
...a-blaze With light that seems to kindle the red sky, Her myriads swarming through the crowded ways ! Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad...twinklers of the night, Your feeble beams ye shed, Quench'd in the unnatural light which might, out-stars Even the broad eye of day ; And tbou from thy...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Esq. ...: Kehama

Robert Southey - 1818
...a-blaze With light that seems to kindle the red sky, Her myriads swarming thro' the crowded ways ! Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad to gaze ; i House-top and balcony Clustered with women, who throw back their veils \OL. I. A With unimpeded...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: Complete in One Volume

Robert Southey - 1829 - 763 pages
...With light that seems to kindle the red sky, Her myriads swarming (hro* the crowded wnys ! Master aud slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad to gaze...As if the mournful rite Were but to them a scene of joyaunce and delight. Vainly, ye blessed twinklcrs of the night, Your feeble beams ye shed, Quench...
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 7

1829
...objects — all London seems to have disgorged itself — " Her myriads swarming thro' the crowded ways, Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad to gaze ." The profanation of the Sabbath by persons in high life is notorious; • and this, like all other...
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Notes of Traveller: During a Tour Through England, France, and ..., Volume 1

Jacob Green - Europe - 1831
...— all London seems to have disgorged itself — "- Her myriads swarming thro' the crowded ways, 239 Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad to gaze ." The profanation of the Sabbath by persons in high life is notorious; and this, like all other profaneness,...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Walter Scott - Novelists, English - 1835
...a-blaze With light that seems to kindle the red sky, Her myriads swarming through the crowded ways ! Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad...twinklers of the night, Your feeble beams ye shed, Quench'd in the unnatural light which might out-stare Even the broad eye of day ; And thou from thy...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...a blaze With light that seems to kindle the red sky, Her myriads swarming through the crowded ways! Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad...twinklers of the night, Your feeble beams ye shed, 29* (Juench'd in the unnatural light which might out-stare Even the broad glare of day; And thou from...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: Collected by Himself, Volume 8

Robert Southey - 1838
...a-blaze With light that seems to kindle the red sky, Her myriads swarming through the crowded ways ! Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad...rite Were but to them a scene of joyance and delight. 2. Vainly, ye blessed twinklers of the night, Your feeble beams ye shed, Quench'd in the unnatural...
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On Ellis's Specimens of the early English poets. Ellis' and Ritson's ...

Walter Scott - English literature - 1841
...a-blaze With light that seems to kindle the red sky, Her myriads swarming through the crowded ways! Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad...Clustered with women, who throw back their veils, " Midnight, and yet no eye Through all the Imperial City clos'd in sleep! With unimpeded and insatiate...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...throw back their veils With unimpeded and insatiate sight To view the funeral pomp which passes by, Vainly, ye blessed twinklers of the night, Your feeble beams ye shed, Queuch'd in the unnatural light which might out-stare Even the broad eye of day; And thou from thy...
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