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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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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...of my tuneful art, Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that wann'd my heart, Ye died amidst your dying country's cries...dreadful harmony they join, And weave with bloody hand the tissue of thy line. " ' Weave the warp, and weave the woof. The winding sheet of Edward's...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1851 - 223 pages
...Swift's Misc. ii. 189. V. 40. " As dear to me as are the ruddy drops That visit my sad heart." Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst...more I weep. They do not sleep. On yonder cliffs, a griesly band, I see them sit, they linger yet, 4s Avengers of their native land : With me in dreadful...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1851 - 223 pages
...more I weep. They do not sleep. On yonder cliffs, a griesly band, I see them sit, they linger yet, 43 Avengers of their native land : With me in dreadful...join, And weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy linen. 1. " Weave the warp, and weave the woof, The winding sheet of Edward's race. » See Callimach....
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Half hours of English history, selected and illustr. by C. Knight, Volume 1

English history - 1851
...of my tuneful art, Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that worm my heart, Ye died amidst your dying country's cries — No more I weep. They do uot sleep. On yonder cliffs, a grissly band I see them sit, they linger yet, Avengers of their native...
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Complete Writings: With Variant Readings

William Blake - Biography & Autobiography - 1966 - 944 pages
...been as dull as his adversary's. The Spirits of the murdered bards assist in weaving the deadly woof: "With me in dreadful harmony they join "And weave, with bloody hands, the tissue of thy line." The connoisseurs and artists who have made objections to Mr. B.'s mode of representing spirits with...
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The Works of William Blake, Volume 2

William Blake, Edwin John Ellis, William Butler Yeats - 1893 - 435 pages
...just as dull as his adversary's. The Spirits of the murdered bards assist in weaving the deadly wopf : With me in dreadful harmony they join And weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy line. The connoisseurs and artists who have made objections to Mr. B's mode of representing spirits with...
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The Leatherstocking Tales: The pioneers, or The sources of the Susquehanna ...

James Fenimore Cooper - Bumppo, Natty (Fictitious character) - 1985
...threaten some danger, against which all his cunning and experience might prove of no avail. Chapter VII "They do not sleep. On yonder cliffs, a grisly band, I see them sit." Gray, "The Bard," Ij [Epode I.] 11. 43-45T WOULD BE NEGLECTING a warning that is given for our good,...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 718 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.' (PTG 186-89) Together, the bard and his spectral companions begin to prophesize the fate of the Royal...
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Werke

Dionysios Solōmos, Hans-Christian Günther - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 304 pages
...yourdying country's cries -/No more l weep. They do not sleep./ On yonder cliffs, a gries1y band,/ 1 see them sit, they linger yet,/ Avengers of their...And weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy line [39ff.]). Vgl. auch Vergil, Aeneis VI 305-8 (Dorthin stürzt mit Haufen der Schwarm, ans Ufer ergossen,/...
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Blake's Water-colours for the Poems of Thomas Gray: With Complete Texts

William Blake - Art - 2000 - 128 pages
...— • No more I weep. They do not fleep. ' ' On yonder cliffs, a grielly band, ' I fee them fit, they linger yet, ' Avengers of their native land:...me in dreadful harmony they join, • • And weave w ith bloody hands the tifTuc of ' thy line.' II. I. " Weave the warp, and weave the woof, " The winding-fheet...
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