Saul: A Mystery...

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D. Appleton & Company, 1845 - 297 pages
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Page 297 - The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, until Shiloh come.
Page 142 - I meet my sin Turn where I may ; and worst of all, Oh Lord, There hangs that cursed trophy over me, Like thine impending judgment! It brings back, In this sad hour, old Samuel's curse at Gilgal, And re-affirms that sentence. Oh, the lips, May not recall, that said it. Can it be, There now, is no...
Page 143 - I stand trembling, and do gnaw my tongue, (TO down, old sun—thou seest my decline As I see thine : but Oh, for me, to-morrow Comes never more, or only comes in clouds, And, like a star burnt out, I set forever.
Page v - The character of Saul appears to me, to combine those attributes in which the Tragic Muse has heretofore found her noblest material.
Page 296 - Saul, which must be supposed between the end of this scene, and the opening of the next.

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