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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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Life in Two Worlds

Albert Augustus Lathbury - Future life - 1920 - 327 pages
...of the environment, taking us far into the misty and uncertain future which has a sombre coloring. "The sun's eye had a sickly glare. The earth with...skeletons of nations were Around that lonely man." MHeb. i. 10-12. Our earth shows no symptoms of infirmity. It is still young, comparatively speaking,...
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Westermanns Monatshefte, Volume 81

Georg Westermann Verlag, George Westermann, Adolf Glaser, Friedrich Spielhagen, Gustav Karpeles, Friedrich Düsel - 1897
...Tliiit gave my spirit strength to sweop Adown the golf of Time! . . . The Sun's eye hnd a sickly gin re, The earth with age was wan, The skeletons of nations were Around that, lonely man! ift ce ein furdjtbor fcfjhuirjcr Scfjinlen, im 9.'iufeum jit Stocrpool in ben buntelften Wiiríitt:...
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Unbuilding Jerusalem: Apocalypse and Romantic Representation

Steven Goldsmith - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 324 pages
...poem, at the end of the first stanza. All worldly shapes shall melt in gloom, The Sun himself must die, Before this mortal shall assume Its Immortality!...Creation's death behold. As Adam saw her prime. The specular logic of the masculine expands the stature of its subjectivity by constricting the feminine...
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The Last Man

Mary Shelley - Fiction - 1996 - 425 pages
...Thomas Campbell, "The Last Man," 272-73. 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 suĞ i he last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime! The Sun's...
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Impossibility Fiction: Alternativity, Extrapolation, Speculation

Derek Littlewood, Peter Stockwell - Social Science - 1996 - 211 pages
...dreaming to introduce the piece (respectively: 'I had a dream, which was not all a dream', 1. 1 ; and 'I saw a vision in my sleep, / That gave my spirit strength to sweep / Adown the gulf of time!', 11. 5-7). Byron's 'I had a dream, which was not all a dream" is a strong opening line, in which the...
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Impossibility Fiction: Alternativity, Extrapolation, Speculation

Derek Littlewood - Social Science - 1996 - 211 pages
...dreaming to introduce the ptece (respectively: '1 had a dream, which was not all a dream', l. 1 ; and 'l saw a vision in my sleep, / That gave my spirit strength to sweep / Adown the gulf of time!', ll. 5-7). Byron's 'l had a dream, which was not all a dream' is a strong opening line, in which the...
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Collected Fruits of Occult Teaching

A. P. Sinnett - 1996 - 308 pages
...poem — beautiful in some respects — " The Last Man" is a ludicrous illustration of this mistake. " I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold as Adam saw her prime." No doubt " The Sun himself must die," but that will not happen till the Life of the Sun, including...
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Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry

Morton D. Paley - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 334 pages
...The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell, ed. William Michael Rosseui (London: Moxon, 1871), pp. 261-5. 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 Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime!...
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