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" Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. "
An Introduction to Poetry - Page 91
by Jay Broadus Hubbell, John Owen Beaty - 1922 - 524 pages
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Stories of authors' loves, Volume 1

Clara Elizabeth Laughlin - Authors - 1902
...Haward, the parts for which we were cast, or rallying our faltering courage with Henley's slogan : " Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit...bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. ***** It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master...
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The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - Poetry - 1902 - 1084 pages
...on a western beach The surge and thunder of the Odyssey. WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY 842. Itrvictus b 1849 OUT of the night that covers me, Black as the pit...the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbow'd. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the shade, And yet the menace...
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poems you ought to know

elia w. peattie - 1903
...published his first volume of poems—"A Book of Verses." He is a writer and a critic as well as a poet. Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit...the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbow'd. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the shade, And yet the menace...
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The Bookman, Volume 17

Popular culture - 1903
...of the mind which conceived it, and of the power with which the writer could use his mother-tongue : Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit...the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced or cried aloud ; Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place...
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The Smith College Monthly, Volume 11

1903
...to which Henley wrote the lyric (which has stood the test of a wonderful amount of repetition) : " Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit...thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul." The closing affirmation, " I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul," had a cheering...
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The Smith College Monthly, Volume 11

Study Aids - 1903
...to which Henley wrote the lyric (which has stood the test of a wonderful amount of repetition) : " Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit...thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul." The closing affirmation, " I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul," had a cheering...
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A Parish of Two, Page 1903

Henry Goelet McVickar, Price Collier - 1903 - 417 pages
...they would not upon those of a stronger man. I am reading myself to sleep. May I read you the poem? " Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit...thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. A PARISH OF TWO 147 . "In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud, Under...
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The world's best poetry ...

Bliss Carman, John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - Poetry - 1904
...which interposes a sullen but dauntless pride to attacking sorrow as William Ernest Henley has done: " Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit...bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed." Nor can any preacher put in so vital a contrast to this despairing defiance with which pride challenges...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

Bliss Carman, John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, John Raymond Howard, Francis Hovey Stoddard - Poetry - 1904
...me through the world's vain mask, Content, though blind, had I no better guide. MILTON. INVICTÜS. OUT of the night that covers me, Black as the pit...circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud; Under the bludgeoning« of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms...
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Beethoven and his forerunners

Daniel Gregory Mason - Music - 1904 - 352 pages
...his misfortunes. For him, if for any one, the boast of the stoic poet would have been justifiable : " In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced...bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody but unbowed." There was something almost diabolically sinister in the fate that placed Beethoven, so sensitive to...
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