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" He who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day of death is fled, The first dark day of nothingness, The last of danger and distress... "
THE QUARTERLY REVIEW - Page 332
by JOHN MURRAY - 1813
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The British review and London critical journal

1813
...beauty, but which is an instance of the extended simile in which this poet so delights to indulge. " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of'-death is fled ; The first dark day of nothingness, The last, of danger and distress ; (Before Decay's...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 21

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - Literary Criticism - 1812
...and more exquisitely finished, than any that we can now recollect in the whole compass of poetry. ' He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...danger and distress ; ( Before Decay's effacing fingers I lave swept the lines where beauty lingers,) And mark'd the mild angelic air—- The rapture of repose...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813
...consul at Athens. — FORT FOLIO. Receives him by the lovely light That bent becomes an eastern night. He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...air — The rapture of repose that's there — The fii'd yet tender traits that streak The langour of the placid cheek, And — but for that sad shrouded...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1813
...shore, Rush the night-prowlers on the prey, And turn to groans his roundelay.! i>. 3. V<», X. Tt ' He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...swept the lines where beauty lingers, ) And mark'd the mild.angelic air — The rapture of repose .that's there — The fixed yet tender traits that streak...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 5

1813
...beauty, but which is an instance of the extended simile in which this poet so delights to indulge. " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers) And marked the mild angelic air — The rapture of repose that's there — The fixed yet tender traits...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 10

George Walter Prothero - 1813
...delight; and we cannot refrain from quoting the following highly wrought and characteristic specimen. ' He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...of danger and distress ; (Before Decay's effacing fmgers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers,) And mark'd the mild angelic air — The rapture...
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The giaour, a fragment of a Turkish tale

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1813
...inheritors of hell — 65 So soft the scene, so form'd for joy, So curst the tyrants, that destroy ! He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...death is fled ; The first dark day of nothingness, 10 The last of danger and distress ; (Before Decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines where beauty...
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The Analectic Magazine, to which is Added, an Appendix of Official ..., Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1813
...now recollect in the whole compass of poetry. " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first dav of death is fled: The first dark day of nothingness, The last of dangeY and distress; (Before Decay's effacing fingers Have swept tlie lines where beauty lingers;)...
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The Giaour: A Fragment of a Turkish Tale

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Fore-edge painting - 1814 - 75 pages
...bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death is fled ; The first dark day of nothingness, 70 The last of danger and distress ; (Before Decay's...the lines where beauty lingers.) And mark'd the mild angchc air — The rapture of repose that's there— 73 The fixed yet tender traits that streak The...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1875
...as a child sleeps, and so passed away. His last appearance was like that described by the poet — " He who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day of death is fled, Before Decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers, And marked the mild, angelic...
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