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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 American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846
...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 Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. valley Aspalia, in " The Maid's Tragedy," she, who...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1847
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls I A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed upon ; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley t Nothing's so dainty-sweet as lovely melancholy. -Ibid. VIRTUE. SWEET day ! so cool, so calm, so bright,...
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Zoological recreations

William John Broderip - Animals - 1847 - 380 pages
...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." Poor Chatterton in the spirit, but not in the phraseology...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly hous'd, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting ake, My f : Nothing's so dainty-sweet as lovely melancholy. [Sony.] CProm the ' Falee One.'] Look out, bright...
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Guy's learner's poetic task book, a selection from the modern British poets

Joseph Guy - 1849
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are housed, save the bats and owls; A midnight hall, a parting groan,— These are the sounds we feed upon ! Then...still gloomy valley; Nothing so dainty, sweet, as lonely melancholv. THE WIDOW TO HER HOUR-GLASS. BLOOMFIELD. COME, friend, I'll turn thee up again :...
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Essays Upon Authors and Books

William Alfred Jones - American literature - 1849 - 236 pages
...walks where all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls 1 A midnight bell, a parting groan 1 These are the sounds we feed upon ; Then. stretch our bones in a still gloomy valley : Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. These dainty lines leave a sweet relish behind them...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1851 - 255 pages
...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 , JVothing so dainty sweet as lovely Melancholy.1 * " Lonely Melancholy."— Tradition has given these...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Arc 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. [Nice Valour.] SONG. Look out, bright eyes, and bless...
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The Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Charles Mackay - Ballads, English - 1851 - 312 pages
...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. Milton was possibly under some obligations to this...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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. [Nice Valovr.] SONG. Look out, bright eyes, and bless...
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