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" All worldly shapes shall melt in gloom, The Sun himself must die, Before this mortal shall assume Its immortality ! I saw a vision in my sleep, That gave my spirit strength to sweep Adown the gulf of time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's... "
The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White - Page 37
1836 - 496 pages
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The Christian Creed: Its Theory and Practice, with a Preface on Some Present ...

Stanley Leathes - Apostles' Creed - 1878 - 388 pages
...it is, or else that the race shall die out, and the poet's vision be realised of a last man : — " I saw a vision in my sleep That gave my spirit strength...shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime." Now in the abstract it is impossible to conceive of either of these alternatives as being realised...
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The Fifth Reader

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1879 - 471 pages
...differences ? CXXVI.— THE LAST MAN. 1. All worldly shapes shall melt in gloom, The Sun himself must die, Before this mortal shall assume Its immortality...sweep Adown the gulf of Time ! I saw the last of human mold, That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime ! 2. The Sun's eye had a sickly glare...
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The poetical works of Thomas Campbell, ed. by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Campbell - 1880
...Its Immortality! I saw a vision in my sleep, That gave my spirit strength to sweep Adown the gulph of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall...eye had a sickly glare, The earth with age was wan, Some had expired in fight, — the brands Still rusted in their bony hands ; In plague and famine some...
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - English literature - 1880 - 440 pages
...shapes shall melt in gloom, The Sun himself must die, Before this mortal shall assume Its Immortality! a I saw a vision in my sleep, That gave my spirit strength...of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, 10 As Adam saw her prime! The sun's eye had a sickly glare, The earth with age was wan, The skeletons...
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The Poetical Works of Campbell and Falconer: With a Memoir of Each, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Campbell - 1880
...spoke peace to man. 1819. TIIE LAST MAN. ALL worldly shapes shall melt in gloom, The Sun himself must die, Before this mortal shall assume Its Immortality...my spirit strength to sweep Adown the gulf of Time 1 I saw the last of human mould That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime ! The Sun's...
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - English literature - 1880 - 440 pages
...sweep Adown the gulf of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, 10 As Adam saw her prime ! The sun's eye had a sickly...The skeletons of nations were Around that lonely man ! 15 Some had expired in fight, — the brands Still rusted in their bony hands ; In plague and famine...
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Irenĉus Letters

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - 1880 - 407 pages
...better to be good than to be great! How much greater than greatness goodness is ! A DREAM OF THE YEAR. " I saw a vision in my sleep, That gave my spirit strength to sweep Adown the gulf of Time I" —T. Campbell. We have more dreams awake than when we sleep. A large part of every one's life is passed...
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Chambers's Cyclopĉdia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...shapes shall melt in gloomThe HUH himself mast die, Before this mortal shall assume Its immortality 1 I saw a vision in my sleep, That gave my spirit strength to sweep Adown the gulf of lime! I saw the last of human mould That shall creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime 1 The...
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The Married Belle, Or Our Red Cottage at Merry Bank: A Novel

Julie P. Smith - 1880
...a volume of Campbell from the library. " I've got the ipse dixit of a fellow who pretends to know. "'I saw a vision in my sleep That gave my spirit strength to sweep Adown the vale of time. I saw the last of human mould That shall creation's death behold, As Adam saw its prime.'...
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Poetic treasures: or, Passages from the poets, chronologically arranged, by ...

Passages - 1881
...— as Kosciusko fell ! 3. THE LAST MAN. All wordly shapes shall melt in gloom, The Sun himself must die, Before this mortal shall assume Its immortality...sleep, That gave my spirit strength to sweep Adown the gulph of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her...
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