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" The last, the sole, the dearest link Between me and the eternal brink, Which bound me to my failing race, Was broken in this fatal place. "
The poet's daughter - Page 258
by Poet - 1837
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 7

1817
...this fatal place. One on the earth, and one beneath — My brothers — both had ceased to breathe : I took that hand which lay so still, Alas ! my own...when we know That what we love shall ne'er be so. I know not why I could not die, I had no earthly hope — but faith, And that forbade a selfish death....
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Hebrew Melodies

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Bookbinders - 1815 - 53 pages
...fatal place. One on the earth, and one beneath—- My brothers — both had ceased to breathe : 220 I took that hand which lay so still, Alas ! my own...when we know That what we love shall ne'er be so. I know not why I could not die, I had no earthly hope — but faith, And that forbade a selfish death....
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1816
...this fatal plaee. One on the earth, and one beneath — My brothers — both had ceased to breathe: I took that hand which lay so still, Alas ! my own...when we know That what we love shall ne'er be so. I know not why I could not die, I had no earthly hope-^-but faith, And that forbade a selfish death."...
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The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1816 - 60 pages
...fatal place. One on the earth, and one beneath—- My brothers — both had ceased to breathe : 320 I took that hand which lay so still, Alas ! my own...when we know That what we love shall ne'er be so. I know not why I could not die, I had no earthly hope — but faith, And that forbade a selfish death....
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1816
...this fatal place. One on the earth, and one beneath— • My brothers—both had ceased to breathe: I took that hand which lay so still, Alas! my own was full as chill; . 1 had not strength to stir, or strive, ij But felt that I was still alive- A frantic feeling, when...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 1

1817
...to breathe: , -r, I took that hand which lay -" still, JS1 Alas I my own was full as drill ; I bad not strength to stir or strive, But felt that I was...when we know That what we love shall ne'er be soĽ I know not why, I could not die, I had no earthly hope — bnt faith, And that forbade *a selfish death....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: Prisoner of Chillon. Manfred ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1818
...bound me to my failing race, Was broken in this fatal place. One on the earth, and one beneath — I took that hand which lay so still, Alas ! my own...when we know That what we love shall ne'er be so. I know not why I could not die, I had no earthly hope — but faith, And that forbade a selfish death....
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volume 6

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1818
...fatal place. One on the earth, and one beneath— My brothers — both had ceased to breathe : 220 I took that hand which lay so still, Alas ! my own...when we know That what we love shall ne'er be so. I know not why I could not die, I had no earthly hope — but faith, And that forbade a selfish death....
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The works of lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...in this fatal place. One on the earth, and one beneath— My brothers—both had ceased to breathe: I took that hand which lay so still, Alas! my own...full as chill; I had not strength to stir, or strive, A frantic feeling, when we know That what we love shall ne'er be so. I know not why I could not die,...
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Lord Byron's Works ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1821
...this fatal place. One on the earth, and one beneath — My brethers — both had ceased to breathe I took that hand which lay so still, Alas ! my own...when we know That what we love shall ne'er be so. I know not why I could not die, I had no earthly hope — but faith, And that forbade a selfish death....
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