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" twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail ! Still would her touch the strain prolong; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale She call'd... "
The Poetical Works of William Collins - Page 86
by William Collins, Samuel Johnson, Alexander Dyce, John Langhorne - 1827 - 208 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 30

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1764
...whifper'd promis'dpleafure, And bad the lovely fcenes at diftance hail ! Still would her touch the drain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo (till thro' all her fong ; And where her fweetell theme me chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ...

William Collins, John Langhorne - 1765 - 166 pages
...whifper'd promis'd pleafure, And bade the lovely fcenes at diftance hail ! Still would her touch the {train prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo ftill thro' all the fong ; And where her fweeteft theme fhe chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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A collection of the most esteemed pieces of poetry, that have appeared for ...

Moses Mendez - English poetry - 1770 - 316 pages
...whifper'd promis'd pleafure, And bad the lovely fcenes'at diftance hail ! Still would her touch the ftrain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo [till thro' all the fortg ; And where her fweeteft theme fhe chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ...

William Collins, John Langhorne - 1781 - 184 pages
...whifper'd promis'd pleafure, And bade the lovely fcenes at diftance hail ! Still would her touch the ftrain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on echo (till thro' all the fong ; . And where her fweeteft theme fhe chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1781
...whifper'd promis'd pleafure, And bade the lovely fcenes at diftance hail ! Still would her touch the ftrain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo ftill thro' all the fong ; And where her fweeteft theme flie chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...whifper'd promis'd pleafure, And bade the lovely fcenes at diftance hail ] Stiil would her touch the fcene prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on echo ftill through all the fong; And where her fweeteft theme fhe chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 4

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...whifper'd promis'd plealure, And bade the lovely fcenes at diftance haill Still would her touch the drain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on. Echo (till thro' all the fong; And where her fweetelr1 theme fhe choie, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...wlnfper'd promis'd pleafure, And bade the lovely Icenes at diftance hail. Still would her touch the ftrain prolong ; And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo ftill through all her fong : And, where her fweeteft theme fhe chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...whifper'd promis'd pleafure, And bade the lovely fcenes at diftance hail ! Still would her touch the ftrain prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo ftill through all the fong; And where her fweeteft theme fhe chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...whifper'd promis'd pleafure, And bade the lovely feenes atdiftance hail ! Still would her touch the fee'ne prolong, And from the rocks, the woods, the vale, She call'd on Echo ftill thro' all thefong ; And where her fweetcft theme flie chofe, A foft refponfive voice was heard...
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