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" Twas still some solace in the dearth Of the pure elements of earth, To hearken to each other's speech ,. And each turn comforter to each With some new hope, or legend old, Or song heroically bold; But even these at length grew cold. "
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Page 570
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...still some solace, in the dearth Of the pure elements of earth, To hearken to each other's speech, And ibner's sons dungeon stone, A grating sound, not full and free, As they of yore were wont to be ; It might be fancy,...
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Literature and Life, Book 2

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - American literature - 1922
...hearken to each other's speech, And each turn comforter to each With some new hope, or legend old, oo Or song heroically bold; But even these at length...cold. Our voices took a dreary tone, An echo of the dungeon stone, A grating sound — not full and free, 65 As they of yore were wont to be; It might...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...still some solace, in the dearth Of the pure elements of earth, To hearken to each other's speech, And nd, upon my giving the word to handle their fans,...right-hand woman a tap upon the shoulder, then presses her dungeon stone, A grating sound—not full and free As they of yore were wont to be; It might be fancy—but...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...bold; But even these at length grew cold. Our voices took a dreary tone, An echo of the dungeon stone, . There are seven pillars of Gothic mould In Chillon's dungeons deep and old, There are seven columns,...
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Magic Casements

American poetry - 1926 - 727 pages
...still some solace, in the dearth Of the pure elements of earth, To harken to each other's speech, And each turn comforter to each With some new hope or...cold. Our voices took a dreary tone, An echo of the dungeon stone, A grating sound — not full and free As they of yore were wont to be: It might be fancy...
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English Prose and Poetry

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1926 - 882 pages
...still some solace in the dearth Of the pure elements of earth, To hearken to each other's speech, And t to West erne shore, 41 And all the world in their subjection 60 Or song heroically bold ; But even these at length grew cold. Our voices took a dreary tone, An...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...still some solace, in the dearth Of the pure elements of earth, To hearken to each other's speech, And each turn comforter to each With some new hope, or...cold. Our voices took a dreary tone, An echo of the dungeon stone. A grating eonnd, not full and free, As they of yore were vont to be : It might be fancy,...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...Of the pure elements of earth, To hearken to each other's speech, And each turn comforter to each 60 With some new hope or legend old, Or song heroically...cold. Our voices took a dreary tone, An echo of the dungeon stone, 65 A grating sound - not full and free 1ll IV I was the eldest of the three, 70 And...
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Romantic Identities: Varieties of Subjectivity, 1774-1830

Andrea K. Henderson, Andrea Kovacs Henderson, King Edward VII Professor of English Literature Marilyn Butler - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 198 pages
...of the three brothers, the only mention of real interaction between them is this: And each [would] turn comforter to each, With some new hope, or legend...heroically bold; But even these at length grew cold. (59-62, my emphasis) The brothers turn to memories of a feudal tradition to sustain themselves but...
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