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" Whose name appals the fiercest of his crew, And tints each swarthy cheek with sallower hue ; Still sways their souls with that commanding art That dazzles, leads, yet chills the vulgar hearL What is that spell, that thus his lawless train Confess and... "
The works of ... lord Byron - Page 20
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1815
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A Life of Lord Lyndhurst from Letters and Papers in Possession of His Family

Sir Theodore Martin - Great Britain - 1884 - 532 pages
...— With these he mingles not, but to command ; Few are his words, but keen his eye and hand : His name appals the fiercest of his crew, And tints each swarthy cheek with sallowcr hue ; Still sways their souls with that commanding art, That dazzles, leads, yet chills the...
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Truths illustrated by great authors [ed. by W. White].

Truths - 1885 - 560 pages
...Scripture, writ by Grod's own hand : Scripture authentic ! uncorrupt by man. Cl)e 3žer0. — Byron. THAT Man of loneliness and mystery, Scarce seen to...each swarthy cheek with sallower hue ; Still sways then- Souls with that commanding art That dazzles, leads, yet chills the vulgar heart. What is that...
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A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815, Volume 1

Sir Spencer Walpole - Great Britain - 1890
...: — 1 ' With these he mingles not but to command ; Few are his words, but keen his eye and hand ; Whose name appals the fiercest of his crew, And tints each swarthy cheek with sallower hue : 1 Ann. Reg., 1817, Chron., p. 73. Still sways their souls with that commanding art That dazzles,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: With Memoir and the Original Explanatory ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1891 - 720 pages
...waste : Yet they repine not— so that Conrad guides ; And who dare question aught that he decides? the rest I ought to do — and did — my best, And...well in his degree. The youngest, whom my father liuart. What is that spell, that thus his lawless train Confess and envy, yet oppose in vain ? What...
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Disraeli and His Day

Sir William Fraser - Great Britain - 1891 - 500 pages
...picturesque though theatrical character of the " Conrad " of Byron's freshest and least stagy Poem : " That man of loneliness and mystery : Scarce seen to smile : and seldom heard to sigh : Who sways their souls with that commanding art That dazzles, leads, yet chills, the vulgar heart....
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Glimpses of the French Court: Sketches from French History

Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards - France - 1893 - 203 pages
...corsair in your mind, I know, as I have. You know at just what page to open your Byron, and read, — " That man of loneliness and mystery, Scarce seen to...crew, And tints each swarthy cheek with sallower hue." And so on. I always thought Medora must have had a wretched time with her blackavised adorer. But in...
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Two Years on the Alabama

Arthur Sinclair - Privateering - 1895 - 344 pages
...may, the silent man before you will never seek your sympathy for himself. " That man of loneliness end mystery, Scarce seen to smile, and seldom heard to...dazzles, leads, yet chills the vulgar heart. What should it be that thus their failh can bind? The power of Thought — the magic of the Mind? Linked...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...: Yet they repine not — so that Conrad guides, And who dare question aught that he deddesT Th.it man of loneliness and mystery, Scarce seen to smile, and seldom heard to sigh; Whose name appall the fiercest of his ciew, And tints each swarthy cheek with sallower hoe ; Still sways their...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...waste : Yet they repine not — so that Conrad guides, And who dare question aught that he decides ? That man of loneliness and mystery, Scarce seen to...smile, and seldom heard to sigh; Whose name appals the fierceit of his crew, And tints each swarthy cheek with sallower hue ; Still sways their souls with...
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The bridal of Triermain. Harold the Dauntless. The field of Waterloo. Songs ...

Walter Scott - 1900
...half-starved lion for his prey ; Lesser the risk, than rouse the slumbering fire Of wild Fanaticism." * Still sways their souls with that commanding art That dazzles, leads, yet chills the vulgar heart. — Byron's Corsair, 1814. * On the opinion that may be formed even of these two stanzas (xix. and...
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