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" O'er my dim eyes a darkness hung ; My ears with hollow murmurs rung. In dewy damps my limbs were chill'd ; My blood with gentle horrors thrill'd ; My feeble pulse forgot to play ; I fainted, sunk, and died away. "
Longinus on the sublime; construed literally and word for word; with a free ... - Page 27
by Dionysius Cassius Longinus - 1873
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The Meaning of Life: Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - Philosophy - 1994 - 282 pages
...breast; For while I gaz'd, in transport tost, My breath was gone, my voice was lost. My bosom glow'd; the subtle flame Ran quick through all my vital frame;...a darkness hung, My ears with hollow murmurs rung. In dewy damps my limbs were chill'd. My blood with gentle horrors thrill'd; My feeble pulse forgot...
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The Greeks: An Introduction to Their Culture

Robin Sowerby - History - 1995 - 216 pages
...tumults in my breast; For while I gazed, in transport tossed, My breath was gone, my voice was lost. My bosom glowed; the subtle flame Ran quick through all my vital frame; 74 O'er my dim eyes a darkness hung, My ears with hollow murmurs rung. In dewy damps my limbs were...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - Fiction - 1996 - 314 pages
...Transport tost, My Breath was gone, my Voice was lost. My Bosom glow'd; the subtle Flame Ran quick thro' all my vital Frame; O'er my dim Eyes a Darkness hung; My Ears with hollow Murmurs rung. In dewy Damps my Limbs were chill'd; My Blood with gentle Horrors thrill'd; My feeble Pulse forgot...
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Re-Reading Sappho: Reception and Transmission

Ellen Greene, Joseph Paxton Presidential Professor of Classics University of Oklahoma Ellen Greene - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 254 pages
...Transport tost, My Breath was gone, my Voice was lost; My Bosom glow'd; the subtle Flame Ran quick thro' all my vital Frame; O'er my dim Eyes a Darkness hung; My Ears with hollow Murmurs rung: In dewy Damps my Limbs were chill'd; My Blood with gentle Horrours thrill'd; My feeble Pulse forgot...
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Victorian Sappho

Yopie Prins - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 279 pages
...Transport tost, My Breath was gone, my Voice was lost; My Bosom glow'd; the subtle Flame Ran quick thro' all my vital Frame; O'er my dim Eyes a Darkness hung; My Ears with hollow Murmurs rung: In dewy Damps my Limbs were chill'd; My Blood with gentle Horrours thrill'd; My feeble Pulse forgot...
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The Literature of Lesbianism: A Historical Anthology from Ariosto to Stonewall

Terry Castle - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 1110 pages
...Transport tost, My Breath was gone, my Voice was lost: My Bosom glow'd; the subtle Flame Ran quick thro' all my vital Frame; O'er my dim Eyes a Darkness hung; My Ears with hollow Murmurs rung. In dewy Damps my Limbs were chill'd My Blood with gentle Horrors thrill'd; My feeble Pulse forgot to...
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Weer siddert in mij de liefde die het lichaam sloopt: Sapphô van Lésbos ...

Jan Godderis - Lesbians - 2006 - 457 pages
...breast; For while I gaz'd, in transport tost, My breath was gone, my voice was lost: My bosom glow'd; the subtle flame Ran quick through all my vital frame;...a darkness hung; My ears with hollow murmurs rung. In dewy damps my limbs were chill'd; My blood with gentle horrors thrill'd; My feeble pulse forgot...
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