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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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The Monthly Review

Books - 1832
...Moonlight walks when all the fowls Are safely housed, save bats and owls, 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." ' The just expression with which the English language was set, placed the style of glee...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...Moon-light 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. 51. Honest Man's Fortune—the Honest Man is the...
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Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - English literature - 1834
...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 Valour. In these last verses the reader may...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ...

Walter Scott - France - 1834
...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 Valour. In these last verses the reader may...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 3

Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834
...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 falour. In these last verses the reader may...
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Supplement to the Musical Library

Music - 1834 - 116 pages
...pale passion loves !— Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls I These are the sounds we feed upon ; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley ; Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. A midnight bell, a parting groan ! Motley's favourite...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

England - 1839
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Arc 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 melanę choly." An attempt of the present kind would be very...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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. GEORGE HERBERT. 1593-1632. SWEET day, so cool, so...
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The Music of Nature

William Gadiner - 1841
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are safely housed, save bats and owls, 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. The just expression with which the English language was set, placed the style of glee-writing...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bate and owls! A midnight bell, a parting groan! These are thc sounds we feed upon; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley, Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. The JWę Valour. In these last verses the reader may...
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