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" Night primaeval and of Chaos old ! Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sick'ning... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing the ... - Page 330
by Alexander Pope - 1806
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers ...

Matthew Arnold - English poetry - 1881
...obeys the pow'r. She comes ! she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primaeval and of Chaos old! Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires, As one by one, at dread...
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The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

Marshall McLuhan - Social Science - 1962 - 293 pages
...obeys the Pow'r. She comes! she comes! the sable Throne behold Of Night Primaeval, and of Chaos old! Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A Reduced Version of the Twickenham Text

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 850 pages
...falls : The Muse obeys the Pow'r. She comes ! she comes ! the sable Throne behold Of Night Primaeval, and of Chaos old ! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded...decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread...
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Understanding Literature

1978 - 53 pages
...beings. Hard upon the portentousness of the opening couplet comes something of quite a different kind : Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. Fancy may be decaying, but the effect of the lines which tell us this is that of a brightly sensuous,...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...of civilization: She comes! she comes! the sable throne behold Of Night primaeval and of Chaos old! Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drnps, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dre^d...
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Valuation in Criticism and Other Essays

F. R. Leavis - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 309 pages
...obeys the power. She comes! she comes! the sable throne behold Of night primeval and of chaos old! Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires. The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread...
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Carter

Elliott Carter - Music - 1989 - 318 pages
...obeys the power. She comes! She comes! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old! Before her Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops and in a flash expires. Nor public flame, nor...
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The Consumption of Culture, 1600-1800: Image, Object, Text

Ann Bermingham, John Brewer - History - 1997 - 548 pages
...Pope's Dunciad: She comes1 she comes1 the sable Throne behold Of ,\'ighl Primaeval, and of Chaos old1 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread...
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The Concerto: A Listener's Guide

Michael Steinberg - Music - 1998 - 506 pages
...obeys the power. She comes! She comes! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old! Before her Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops and in a flash expires. Ernest Chaussoii Amedee-Ernest...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 262 pages
The Triumph of Augustan Poetics offers an important re-evaluation of the transition from Baroque to Augustan in English literature. Starting with Butler's Hudibras, Blanford ...
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