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" A tongue chain'd up without a sound ! Fountain heads, and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves ! Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon... "
Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ... - Page 225
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors. Oratorios. Appendix to ...

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1812
...the fowls " Are warmly hous'd, save bats and owls ! " A midnight bell, a parting groan ! " These aie the sounds we feed upon ; " Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley : " Nothing 's so dainty sweet as lovely Melancholy." 82. " A Preaty Interlude, called " NICE WANTON.'" i. " Wherein...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly hous'd, save bats and owls, A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon. Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley: Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. HOMX. Mrs. Grant of Laggan, has recently issued from...
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The Words of the Most Favourite Pieces: Performed at the Glee Club, the ...

Richard Clark - Madrigals, English - 1814 - 435 pages
...Moon-light walks, when all the fowls Are safely hous'd, save bats and pwls. A midnight bell ! a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon ! Then stretch...a still, gloomy valley, Nothing so dainty sweet as melancholy. Beaumont and Fletcher. GLEE for Four Voices. S. WEBBE. HAIL ! Star of Brunswick ! f •...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1814
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls , Are warmly hous'd, save bats and owls; A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley: Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy.* * Act Hi. sc. 1. Milton, in his admirable poem entitled...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

England - 1839
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls. A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon. Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley; Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely mclan. choly." An attempt of the present kind would be very incomplete,...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly hous'd, sa\ e bats and owl* ! A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon , Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley : Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. 3M 007 Poetry. 908 STANZAS Addressed to a Lady in...
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The Novels of Mrs. Ann Radcliffe ...: To which is Prefixed, a Memoir of the ...

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1824
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are wannly housed, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon ; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. The Nice Valour. In these last verses the reader may...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...motes that people the sun-beams, Or likest hovering dreams The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. 10 Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing'^ so dainty sweet, as lovely Melancholy. 1. Hence vain deluding joys, .V.] From a distich, as Mr. Bowie observes, in Sylvester, the translator...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - Actors - 1825 - 896 pages
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly hous'd, save bats and owls! A midnight bell, a parting ; Nothing's sg dainty sweet as lovely melancholy." MARLOWE. Tins great tragic poet was educated at...
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Lives of the novelists, Volumes 1-2

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - Novelists, English - 1825
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon ; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. The Nice 7a lour. In these last verses the reader may...
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