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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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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1842 - 357 pages
...yet to come', And hears thy stormy miisick in the drum*. SECTION XII. Address to Greece. — BYRON. He' . . who hath bent him o'er the dead', Ere the first day o!' death'. . is fled', The first dark day of nothingness*, The last' . . of danger and distress',...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...pardon for all my faults;" —then placed the children safely in the boat, and plunged into Eternity. 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...
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The Giaour, and The Bride of Abydos

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1844 - 154 pages
...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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Constancy, and Contrition

Constancy - History - 1844
...of the first day of death, and she almost unconsciously repeated in a half audihle voice the lines : 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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Cyclopædia of English literature

Robert Chambers - 1844
...comparison of the same country to the human frame bereft of life :— [Picture o/ Modern Greece.'} lie nd he saw him thrown Into the deep without a tear or groan. The oth — The first dark day of nothingness, The last of danger and distress — Before decay's effacing...
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J. Campbell ...

John Campbell
...themselves, whether for personal, domestic, sabbathschool, or congregational use. BEAUTY IN DEATH. 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 mark'd the...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1844
...of the same country to the human frame bereft of life:— [Picture of Modern Greece.] lie who bath in his own walk, been excelled. That walk, however, was l — The fust dark day of nothingness, The l;it of danger and distress — Before decay's effacing fingers...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1845 - 300 pages
...freed inheritors of hell; So soft the scene, so formed for joy, So cursed the tyrants that destroy ! He who hath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first day...fixed yet tender traits that streak The languor of the plaeid cheek, And — but for that sad shrouded eye, That fires not, wins not, weeps not, now, And...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - Readers (Secondary) - 1845 - 484 pages
...Greece. Return in all thy simple state ; Confirm the tales her sons relate ! LESSON CVI. Greece. BYROB. 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...
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell, George James Webb - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...utterance : " Median stress ": " Low pitch " : Prevalent " monotone and semitone " : Long pauses.) " 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...
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