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" A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory, Of calling shapes, and beck'ning shadows dire, And airy tongues, that syllable men's names On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses. "
The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott... - Page 250
by Sir Walter Scott - 1835
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...list'ning ear, Yet nought but single darkness do I find. What might this be? A thousand fantasies z05 Begin to throng into my memory, Of calling shapes, and beck'ning shadows dire, And aery tongues, that syllable men's names On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses. These thoughts...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - English drama - 1791 - 66 pages
...and perfeft in my list'ning ear, " Yet nought but single darkness do I find. " What might this be ! A thousand fantasies " Begin to throng into my memory, " Of calling shapes and beck'ning shadows dire, zCo ^' And aery tongues, that syllable mens' names •' On sands, and shores, and desert wilderr.esscs....
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British Theatre: The miser, by Henry Fielding

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...and perfect in my list'ning ear, " Yet nought but single darkness do I find. " What might this be ? A thousand fantasies " Begin to throng into my memory, " Of calling shapes and beck'ning shadows dire, 260 . " And aery tongues, that syllable mens' names " On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses....
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
...rife, and perfect in my list'ning ear, Yet nought but single darkness do I find. What might this be ? A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory,...airy tongues, that syllable men's names On sands, an A .shores, and desert wildernesses. These thoughts may startle well- but not astound The virtuous...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 102

1855
...have reached the ears of the youthful Milton, who sang in ' Comus ' of ' Calling shapes and beck'ninjj shadows dire, And airy tongues that syllable men's...names On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses.' Undoubtedly the Puritan divines of England were indebted for some of their most ' remarkable providences...
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Poems on Various Subjects

Anne MacVicar Grant - Scottish poetry - 1803 - 441 pages
...PART IV. " A thousand fantasies " Begin to throng into my memory, " Of calling shapes, and beckoning shadows dire, " And airy tongues, that syllable men's names " On sands, and shores, and desart wildernesses." These thoughts may startle well, but not astound " The virtuous mind that ever...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

Walter Scott - Electronic books - 1805 - 319 pages
...Drummelziar, and chief of a powerful clan. To those spirits were also ascribed, in Scotland, the —" Airy tongues, that syllable men's names On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses." When the workmen were engaged in erecting the ancient church of Old Deer, in Aberdeenshire, upon a...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...of these circumstances Milton also alludes: " calling shapes, and beckoning shadows dire, " And aery tongues, that syllable men's names, " On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses." Steeveiis. * Wilt come? I'll follow, Stephano.] The first words are addressed to Caliban, who, vexed...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...of these circumstances Milton also alludes: " calling shapes, and beckoning shadows dire, " And aery tongues, that syllable men's names, " On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses." Stemetw. * Wilt come? I'll follow, Stephano.l The first words are addressed to Caliban, who, vexed...
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The Mysteries of Udolpho: A Romance; Interspersed with Some Pieces ..., Volume 2

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1806
...Annette continued on a chair by the hearth, where some feeble embers remained. CHAP. VII. " Of aery tongues, that syllable men's names On sands and shores and desert wildernesses." MILTON. IT is now necessary to mention some circumstances, which could not be related amidst the events...
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