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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 humourists of the eighteenth century: a series of lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 297 pages
...repeated to us, in his forcible melodious manner, the concluding lines of the ' Dunciad.' " — BOSWBLL. 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 English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray, James Hannay - Humorists, English - 1853 - 309 pages
...concludes:* •— "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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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - Authors, English - 1854 - 297 pages
...repeated to us, in his forcible melodious manner, the concluding lines of the ' Dunciad.'" — BOSWELL. 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 WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...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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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with memoir, critical ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1856
...the power. She comes ! she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! ęso 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope: with a life, Volume 3

Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - History - 1859
...obeys the power. She conies ! 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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The poetical works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1859 - 478 pages
...power. She comes ! she conies ! the sable throne behold * Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! liefore y arms she slipp'd like empty Or dreams, the vain illusions of the mind. ! v shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread...
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A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...power. She comes ! she comes ! lhc sable throne behold Of night primeval, and of Chaos old ! liefore 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce

Alexander Pope - 1863
...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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The National quarterly review, ed. by E.I. Sears

Edward Isidore Sears - 1865
...concludes ? " She conies, she conies ! the sable throne behold 1 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 tires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. Aa one by one, at dread...
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