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" It was not even the dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness — without a place; There were no stars — no earth — no time — No check — no change — no good — no crime — But silence, and a stirless... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 204
1817
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness— without a place ; 245 tic Principle, In which Is set forth the doctrine that there Is no such crimeBut silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death ; A sea of stagnant idleness,...
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A Handbook of Oral Reading

Lee Emerson Bassett - Elocution - 1917 - 353 pages
...dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness without a place; There were no stars, no earth, no time, No check,...silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death ; A sea of stagnant idleness, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless. 25. Yet, after all,...
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One Hundred Narrative Poems

George E. Teter - American poetry - 1918 - 436 pages
...dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness, without a place; There were no stars, no earth, no time, No check,...silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death ; A sea of stagnant idleness, Blind, boundless mute, and motionless ! A light broke in upon...
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Everyday Classics: Primer-eighth Reader, Book 8

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Readers - 1918
...dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness — without a place; 5 There were no stars — no earth — no time — No...silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death; A sea of stagnant idleness, 10 Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless. X A light broke in...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness without a place ; There were no stars, no earth, no time, No check,...silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death ; A sea of stagnant idleness, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless ! A light broke in upon...
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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - English poetry - 1923 - 825 pages
...vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness without a place. There were no stars, no earth, no time, 245 No check, no change, no good, no crime, — But silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death: A sea of stagnant idleness, • Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless! 250 A light broke...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Part 2

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1910 - 935 pages
...dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness without a place ; er the bay? In the caverns where we lay. Through the...swell, The far-off sound of a silver bell? Sand-strewn nor death ; A sea of stagnant idleness, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless! A light broke in upon...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness without a place ; long daies labour doest at last defray, And all my...Hast sumd in one, and cancelled for aye : Spread thy nor death ; A sea of stagnant idleness, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless ! A light broke in upon...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...dungeon-light, So hateful to my heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness — without a place; There were no stars — no earth — no time — No...silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death; A sea of stagnant idleness, -4" Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless! A light broke in...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...fixedness—without a place; There were no stars—no earth—no time—• No check—no change—no good—no t; their shields Dash'd with a clang together, and a din Rose, such a nor death; A sea of stagnant idleness, 2 - Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless! And mine was...
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