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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 Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

William Maxwell - Virginia - 1852
...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. BURNABY'S TRAVELS IN VIRGINIA, IN 1759. Continued...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

Virginia - 1852
...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.] BURNABY'S TRAVELS IN VIRGINIA, IN 1759. Continued...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 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 THE SATYR'S SPEECH, FROM THE " FAITHFUL SHEPHERDESS."...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

Virginia - 1852
...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.,1 BURNABY'S TRAVELS IN VIRGINIA, IN 1759. Continued...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 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. THE SATYR'S SPEECH, FROM THE " FAITHFUL SHEPHERDESS."...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 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. BEAUMONT iSD FLETOHIR. ALLEGRO. HENCE, loathed Melancholy,...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 pages
...fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls ; A midnight bell, a passing groan, These are the sounds wo feed upon : Then stretch our bones in a still, gloomy...valley ; Nothing so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. THE LIFE OF MAN. Like to the fulling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or like the fresh...
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Songs from the Dramatists

Robert Bell - Ballads, English - 1854 - 268 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. THE PASSIONATE LORD. A CURSE upon thee, for a slave...
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Beaumont and Fletcher: Or, The Finest Scenes, Lyrics, and Other Beauties of ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, Leigh Hunt - English drama - 1855 - 363 pages
...Moon-light 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. [Tradition 1ms given these verses to Beaumont, though...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves: Moonlight walks, where all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls; A midnight bell, a passing groan,...valley; Nothing so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. THE LIFE OF MAN. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or like the fresh...
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