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" There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sighed farewell ! X. "
Parbury's oriental herald and colonial intelligencer - Page 225
1839
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The Sea-Kings of the Mediterranean

George Fyler Townsend - Seafaring life - 1872 - 281 pages
...inexorable eye, and unmoved lip, the relentless outpouring of that deluge of human blood — " And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled and Mercy sighed farewell." J * Giaour. f Creasy's Ottoman Turks, vol. i., p. 65. J Corsair. He only relented of his sanguinary...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 2

1833
...There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear ; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sighed farewell!" UYROS. In the snmmer of 1827, th« regiment of foot was quartered at Thon»ar in Portugal. To men accustomed...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sighed Farewell 1 The "good" poets of England, who could marry most excellent grammar to waste-basket verse, always...
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The queen's confession; or, The martyrdom of st. John Nepomucene, taken ...

Marie David - 1881
...There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear, And where his frown of hatred darkly fell Hope withering fled, and Mercy sighed farewell I" The king did not insist on the queen's appearing in the festive hall. Her pure, holy gaze would...
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A Life of Lord Lyndhurst from Letters and Papers in Possession of His Family

Sir Theodore Martin - 1883 - 532 pages
...rest of the description, which speaks of " the laughing devil " in Conrad's sneer, and how, when " his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sighed Farewell," — a piece of very questionable tactics, considering that Brandreth, although by this time found guilty,...
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The wreckers of Lavernock

Annie Jenkyns - 1885 - 343 pages
...above the average ; capable of intense love and deep hatred ; a man who never forgave. " And where his frown of hatred darkly fell Hope withering fled, and mercy sighed farewell." His wife, Bertha McDougal, was, on the contrary, slight and delicate, gentle in appearance, gentle...
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Simon Holmes: The Carpenter of Aspendale

James Jackson Wray - 1885 - 372 pages
...eye. There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised emotions both of rage and fear; And when his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sighed, farewell." Byron. , S Harold Spofforth lay upon his couch of leaves his suspicions of foul play on the part of...
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Chronicles of Lincluden as an Abbey and as a College

William M'Dowall - Lincluden abbey - 1886 - 216 pages
...united with indomitable pride."2 If it would scarcely be just to say of this grim Lord, " Where'er his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled and mercy sighed farewell " — it is yet true that when prosecuting his own selfish ends he allowed no sentiments of justice...
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The Risings of the Luddites, Chartists and Plugdrawers

Frank Peel - Chartism - 1888 - 354 pages
...There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear ; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and mercy sighed farewell!" The execution of Brandreth took place opposite Derby gaol a few days after the trial; the law gave...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...A. There was a laughing devil in his sneei, That raised emotions both of rage and fear And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering, fled, and mercy sighed farewell. Byron, SIGN OP A. A sneer is often the sign of heartless malignity. Luvater, SNEERING. HABIT OP. A...
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