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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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Pleasantries about Courts and Lawyers of the State of New York

Charles Edwards - Courts - 1867 - 528 pages
...dungeon light, So hateful to my heavy sight ; But vacancy absorbing space. And fixedness without a piece. There were no stars, no earth, no time, No check, no change, no food, no crime, But silence and a stirless breath Which neither wfcs of life nor death; A sea of stagnant...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Repr. with notes, &c, Issue 35

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1868
...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. X. A light broke in upon my brainIt was the carol of a bird...
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The young Englishman's first poetry book, compiled by E.C. Lowe

Edward Clarke Lowe - 1868
...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, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless ! A light broke in upon...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Original Editions, with ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Fore-edge painting - 1870 - 720 pages
...dungeon-light. So hateful to my heavy sight. But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness, without a place : ur decks the turf that wraps their Vain Sophistry ! in these behold and.a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death ; A sea of stagnant idleness. Blind, boundless,...
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The School Reader: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fourth Reader .... Fifth ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859
...darkness, too. There were no stars,—no earth,—no time,— No check,—no change,—no good,—no crime; But silence, and a stirless breath. Which neither was of life nor death. 2. A light broke in upon my brain,— It was the carol of a bird; It ceased,—and then...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...heavy sight, But vacancy absorbing space, And fixedness, — without a place : There were no stare — I love I nor death : A sea of stagnant idleness, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless ! A light broke in npon...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales, Issue 440

John Wesley Hales - 1872
...absorbing space, And fixedness — without a place ; There were no stars — no earth — no time— 245 No check — no change — no good — no crime —...silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death; A sea of stagnant idleness, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless ! 250 X. A light broke...
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The new poetical reader, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - Readers - 1872 - 160 pages
...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 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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Manual of Elocution: Embracing the Philosophy of Vocalization...

Charles P. Bronson - Elocution - 1873 - 330 pages
...well, — I never knew; — First— came the loss of light — and air, And then — of darkness too. There were no stars, — no earth, — no time, —...and a stirless breath — Which neither was of life — nor death. A light — broke in upon my brain,— It was the carol — of a bird; It ceased, —...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 789 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, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless ! A light broke in upon...
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