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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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German Conspiracies in America: From an American Point of View

Conspiracies - 1915 - 332 pages
...policies, have led the American people to believe that he is a typical corsair of whom it could be said : " There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sigh'd farewell." But Dr. Miinsterberg is an honourable man, devoted to the Kaiser ; he speaks with...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English literature - 1922 - 1011 pages
...the afternoon, then rise, dally with his breakfast until eight without ever moving from his tea-pot 1 There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised...his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope, withering, fled—and Mercy sighed farewell. and his chair, and go to a theatre, a bite at the Southampton, and...
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The pirate

Walter Scott - 1923
...deer follows the leading stag, with all manner of respectful observance.1 1 See Note 3. CHAPTER XXII There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell. The Corsair. Canto I. THE ling or white fishery is the principal employment of the...
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Verdi in the Age of Italian Romanticism

David R. B. Kimbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1985 - 720 pages
...they discomfited or terrified his adversaries; searching, sneering and hating are his chief faculties: There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell! But, continues the poet, it is only if one can observe Conrad when one is oneself...
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Literature and Lore of the Sea

Patricia Ann Carlson - American literature - 1986 - 288 pages
...twenty-second chapter of The Prime, in which Cleveland, the rover, gives his history, is also from The Corsair: There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sign'd farewell. Scott's work may well intervene at times between Byron and Cooper, as I mention several...
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The Hidden Hand, Or, Capitola the Madcap

Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth - Fiction - 1988 - 498 pages
...sacred call, To pay the injuries of some on all. "There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That caused emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown...of hatred darkly fell, Hope, withering, fled, and mercv sighed farewell!" —Bvron' HERBERT GREYSON had been correct in his conjecture concerning the...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...scrutiny, Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chiefs today. There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell ! X. Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within— within— Ч was there...
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Romantic Writings

Stephen Bygrave - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 352 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...and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, 225 Hope withering fled - and Mercy sighed farewell! (10) Slight are the outward signs of evil thought,...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...scrutiny, 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 emotions both of rage and fear; 225 And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled - and Mercy sigh'd farewell! Slight...
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Looking for a Hero

Patti Berg - Fiction - 2009 - 384 pages
...the dark. Night had crept in far too fast. And someone—a stranger—was on the island. Chapter 3 'There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and lear... LORD BYRON, THE CORSAIR. CANTO I The dizziness had gone, but Black Heart woke from a deep,...
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