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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, (Before Decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers... "
Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter - Page 210
by Penny readings - 1866
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Reminiscences of Spain: the country, its people, history and monuments, Volume 1

Caleb Cushing - Spain - 1833
...expressive aspect, which belongs to such an hour, and which Byron depicts in language how true to nature ! ' He who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day of death be fled, Before decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers, And marked the...
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Byroniana, the opinions of lord Byron on men, manners and things: with the ...

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1834
...all persons on a like march the perusal of the beautiful lines in the Giaour on Death, beginning, " 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 effacing fingers...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 7

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - American literature - 1834
...purify the deepest and most venomous of earthly passions? Man ! gaze upon that heavenly countenance, " Before decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers," and ask thyself, if God has not directed its creation, to reprove thee, who delightest to sully His noblest...
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Narrative of the wreck of the lady Munro, on the desolate island of ...

John McCosh - Drama - 1835 - 88 pages
...indulging in the idea ! How true to nature did these very expressive lines of Byron then appear ! — " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death has fled, Before decay's effacing fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers, And marked the...
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Sketches of Germany and the Germans: With a Glance at Poland ..., Volume 1

Edmund Spencer - Germany - 1836 - 365 pages
...was such a figure as haunted the imagination of Byron, when he penned those beautiful lines : — " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers, And mark'd the mild angelic air, The rapture of repose that's there, Some moments, aye, one treacherous...
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Sketches of Germany and the Germans, with a glance at Poland, Hungary ...

Edmund Spencer (capt.) - History - 1836
...was such a figure as haunted the imagination of Byron, when he penned those beautiful lines : — " He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first...fingers Have swept the lines where beauty lingers, And mark'd the mild angelic air, The rapture of repose that's there. Some moments, aye, one treacherous...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - American poetry - 1836 - 320 pages
...from the brooding tempest, arm'd with wrath, CommisBion'd to affright us, and destroy. MODERN GREECE. 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 effacing fingers...
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The select poetical works of Lord Byron: containing The corsair, Lara, The ...

Baron George Gordon Byron Byron - 1836 - 244 pages
...freed inheritors of hell; So soft the scene, so formed for joy , So curst the tyrants that destroy ! 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 effacing lmgers...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 9

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...freed inheritors of hell ; 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 day of death is fled,,' The first dark day of nothingness, The last of danger and distress, (Before Decay's effacing fingers...
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The elocutionist: consisting of declamations and readings in prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...sad spot, And weeping, blessed the God who gave Strength to forsake it not! CXII. GREECE.—Byron. 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 effacing fingers...
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