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" Far, far aloof the affrighted ravens sail ; The famish'd eagle screams, and passes by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst your dying country's... "
The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ... - Page 40
by William Collins - 1854 - 166 pages
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Early Lessons: In Four Volumes, Volume 4

Maria Edgeworth - 1835
...on with the poem, he came to a passage, where his historical notes gave him no assistance. — " ' No more I weep. They do not sleep ; On yonder cliffs,...weave, with bloody hands, the tissue of thy line.' " Godfrey could not make any sense of this passage ; he did not know who wept — who slept — who...
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Rosamond: With Other Tales

Maria Edgeworth - Children's stories, English - 1836 - 373 pages
...went on with the poem, he came to a passage where his historical notes gave him no assistance. — " ' No more I weep. They do not sleep ; On yonder cliffs,...weave, with bloody hands, the tissue of thy line.' " Godfrey could not make any sense of this passage ; he did not know who wept — who slept— who...
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Rosamond: With Other Tales

Maria Edgeworth - Children's stories, English - 1836 - 373 pages
...historical notes gave him no assistance. — " ' No more I weep. They do not sleep ; On yonder clifls, a grisly band, I see them sit ; they linger yet, Avengers...weave, with bloody hands, the tissue of thy line.' " Godfrey could not make any sense of this passage ; he did not know who wept — who slept — who...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton, Edward Young, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, William Collins - English poetry - 1836 - 530 pages
...by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Deart as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst your dying country's cries No more 1 weep. They do not sleep: On yonder cliffs, a grisly band, I see them sit ; they linger yet, Avengers...
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Poems. Dramas. Criticism relating to poetry and the belles-lettres

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear, as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear, as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst...weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy line. II. 1. " ' Weave the warp, and weave the woof, The winding-sheet of Edward's race. Give ample room, and...
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The Bard

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1837 - 28 pages
...by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear, as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear, as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst...And weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy line. IV. EAVE the warp, and weave the woof, The winding-sheet of Edward's race : Give ample room, and verge...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear, as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear, as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst...country's cries No more I weep. They do not sleep. (1) ["One of the greatest poets of this century, the late and much lamented Mr. Gray of Cambridge,...
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An Historical Essay on the Real Character and Amount of the Precedent of the ...

Robert Plumer Ward - Great Britain - 1838
...Cadwallo, Urien, and Modred, " Whose magic song, " Made huge Plenlimmon bow his cloud top't head." " These do not sleep, " On yonder cliffs, a grisly band, "...dreadful harmony they join, " And weave with bloody bands the tissue of thy line." To be sure, the gracious and youthful being who now represents this...
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The Buds of Hope: A Collection of Miscellaneous Poems

Margaret Richardson - 1839 - 218 pages
...of my tuneful art, Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm'd my heart, Ye died amidst your dying Country's cries....weave, with bloody hands, the tissue of thy line." GRAY'S BARD. Ah ! where are now the minstrels gone, Who sung the song, of days gone by ? In many a...
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A new English grammar

Brandon Turner - 1840
...represents the objects of his imagination as actually before his eyes and present to his senses ; as, " On yonder cliffs a grisly band, I see them sit, they linger yet, Avengers of their native land." — Gray. VIII. Apostrophe is a turning from the regular course of the subject into an animated address...
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