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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 Religious Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 45

Unitarianism - 1871
...an organ : " 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 his momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires, As one by one, at dread...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 10

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1872
...concludes : — * "She come?, 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 diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872
...the power. She comes ! she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! eso 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

William Michael Rossetti - 1873 - 600 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 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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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1873 - 567 pages
...the poem : — 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 his momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. * See skulking...
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1873 - 423 pages
...the poem : — 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 his momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. ****** See skulking Truth...
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Miscellanies..., Volume 1

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 592 pages
...concludes :* — ' She comes, she comes 1 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; AVit shoots in vain its momentary tires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As, one by one,...
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Philosophy of English Literature: A Course of Lectures Delivered in the ...

John Bascom - English literature - 1874 - 318 pages
...excessive. " 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. * English Humorists....
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Studies in English Literature

John Dennis - English literature - 1876 - 444 pages
...commemorated : " She comes I 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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POPE, SELECTED POEMS; THE ESSAY ON CRITICISM; THE MORAL ESSAYS; THE DUNCIAD

THOMAS ARNOLD - 1876
...* * * In vain, in vain—the all-composing hour Resistless falls : the Muse obeys the power. 620 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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