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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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Different Travellers, Different Eyes: Artists' Narratives of the American ...

Peter Wild, Donald A. Barclay, James H. Maguire - Art - 2001 - 270 pages
...appreciation as a companion and faithful friend of man, even when all others discard him. The Scalp-Lock There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...Hope withering fled, — and Mercy sighed farewell. To a people who delight in war, and who are instructed from youth in its principles, and practice,...
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Cutch, Or, Random Sketches Taken During a Residence in One of the Northern ...

Marianna Postans - Kachchh (India) - 2001 - 283 pages
...of Cutch has tales so full of horror in its annals, as at once prove, that where the Jharrejah's " frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and mercy sighed farewell." These people are remarkable for large turbans and long moustaches, which they constantly draw out,...
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Configuring Romanticism: Essays Offered to C.C. Barfoot

Theo d'. Haen, Theo d' Haen, P. Th. M. G. Liebregts, Wim Tigges - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 306 pages
...that torch again, will you? this pipe don't draw. (162-163) Silver, of whom it could well be said that "There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, / That raised emotions both ot rage and fear",10 proceeds to defend himself on four points of accusation, and then, like a true...
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The Dangerous Lover: Gothic Villains, Byronism, and the Nineteenth-century ...

Deborah Lutz - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 117 pages
...Qt£er and Orotic jKelancnola The Gothic Demon Lover and the Early Seduction Narrative Rake (1532-1822) There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised...Hope withering fled — and Mercy sighed farewell! — Byron I. The Gothic Villain We remember the fascination of the villain from when we were children:...
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The Cambridge Introduction to English Theatre, 1660-1900

Peter Thomson - Drama - 2006 - 310 pages
...Byron's smouldering isolates. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised emotions of both rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly...fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sighed farewell! Lord Byron, The Corsair (1814) Eroticism, Gothicism and a melodramatic sensibility fed into the Romantic...
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The Cult of Kean

Jeffrey Kahan - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 195 pages
...the first canto of The Corsair. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised emotions of both rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell!52 49 Although Dimond adapted the play, he may have seen in Byron's poetry motifs that...
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The Gigantic Book of Pirate Stories

Stephen Brennan - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 800 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...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell! X Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within - within - 'twas there the...
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Lady Beware: A Novel of the Company of Rogues

Jo Beverley - Fiction - 2007 - 416 pages
...a moment to find the passage. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised emotions of both rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly...Hope withering fled — and mercy sighed farewell. Instead of dismay, Maddy sighed. "Oh. Delicious." Thea slammed the book shut. "You're fit for Bedlam."...
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