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" A thing of dark imaginings, that shaped By choice the perils he by chance escaped ; But 'scaped in vain, for in their memory yet His mind would half exult and half regret : With more capacity for love than earth Bestows on most of mortal mould and birth... "
The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany - Page 603
1814
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The Dangerous Lover: Gothic Villains, Byronism, and the Nineteenth-century ...

Deborah Lutz - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 117 pages
...another hurled; A thing of dark imaginings, that shaped By choice the perils he by chance escaped; But 'scaped in vain, for in their memory yet His mind would half exult and half regret. (1.17.1-8) This "stranger in this breathing world" mourns the past, mourns life and a place among the...
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Persuasion

Jane Austen, Janet Todd, Antje Blank - Literary Collections - 2006 - 392 pages
...breathing -world, / An erring spirit from another hurled; / A thing of dark imaginings', yet possessed of 'more capacity for love than earth /Bestows on most of mortal mould and birth'; and in The Corsair, -which depicts the 'villain' -who 'gainst that passion vainly still he strove',...
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Selections from the Poems of Lord Byron

...A thing of dark imaginings, that shap'd By choice the perils he by chance escap'd; 15o But 'scap'd in vain, for in their memory yet His mind would half...birth, His early dreams of good outstripp'd the truth, 155 And troubled manhood follow'd baffled youth; With thought of years in phantom chase misspent, And...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle - 1904
...half exult and half regret : 320 i. gayest of the gay.—[MS.] ii. an inward scorn of all. — [MS.] With more capacity for love than Earth Bestows on...of mortal mould and birth. His early dreams of good outstripped the truth,1 And troubled Manhood followed baffled Youth ; With thought of years in phantom...
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Northrop Frye's Writings on the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Volume 17

Northrop Frye, Imre Salusinszky - Literary Collections - 2005 - 415 pages
...another hurl'd; A thing of dark imaginings, that shaped By choice the perils he by chance escaped; But 'scaped in vain, for in their memory yet His mind would half exult and half regret . . . But haughty still and loth himself to blame, He call'd on Nature's self to share the shame, And...
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