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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 sigh'd farewell! "
The queen's confession; or, The martyrdom of st. John Nepomucene, taken ... - Page 78
by Marie David - 1881
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The Pirate

Walter Scott - Orkney (Scotland) - 1907 - 466 pages
...leading stag, with all manner of respectful observance.1 CHAPTER XXII There was a laughing devil in bis sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sigb'd farewell. The Corsair, Canto I. THE ling or white fishery is the principal employment of the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1907 - 1314 pages
...scrutiny, 220 Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that Chief's to-day. There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised...both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darklv fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sighed farewell ! * ' That Conrad is a character not...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...egotist, the fool, or the knave, or all three.— Lavater. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, which . B. Dickerson co. — liyron. The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals,...
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The Works of W. E. Henley: Essays

William Ernest Henley, Robert Louis Stevenson - 1908
...beyond all doubt. Witness after witness is here to his wit, his insight, his grip on essentials, his 1 There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised...emotions both of rage and fear ; And where his frown of hntred darkly fell, Hope, withering, fled — and Mercy sighed farewell. 2 These details are Patmore's,...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...egotist, the fool, or the knave, or all three. — Lavater. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, which HhV+ tied, and mercy sighed farewell. — Лугой. The most insignificant people are the most apt to...
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The Red Fox's son: a romance of Bharbazonia

Edgar Meck Dilley - 1911 - 4 pages
...he said coldly, " perhaps you will be good enough to explain." CHAPTER XX THE FAILURE OF FRIENDSHIP There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...fell, Hope withering, fled, and mercy sighed farewell. — Byron: Corsair. THE supreme moment in the lives of both Nicholas and myself had arrived. But Solonika's...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...heart. 2119 Byron: Two Foscari. Act iv. Sc. 1 There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That rais'd emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell! 2120 Byron : Corsair. Canto I St. 9. Now hatred is hy far the longest pleasure ; Men...
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American and English Studies, Volume 2

Whitelaw Reid - Education - 1913
...naturally classify themselves in gloom and power with "Cain," one figure constantly recurs. Sometimes "There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope, withering, fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell!" At other times this figure was depicted merely as " Lord of himself — that heritage...
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The Sea's Anthology: From the Earliest Times Down to the Middle of the ...

John Edward Patterson - English poetry - 1913 - 383 pages
...SLAVE-CARRYING AND SMUGGLING "Thou salt-water thief! " SHAKESPEARE. There was a laughing devil in his sneer; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell! He left a Corsair's name to other times, Link'd with one virtue and a thousand crimes....
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Shakespeare on the Stage. 2d Series

William Winter - Actors - 1915 - 664 pages
...Overreach, thought that one just impression of him as an actor was indicated in four lines of "The Corsair": "There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised...Hope, withering, fled, and Mercy sighed farewell." VARIOUS NOTABLE ROMEO3— FROM ELLISTON TO ROBINSON. Elliston, a dashing comedian, a paragon of effrontery,...
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