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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 Collected Works of William Hazlitt: The Round table. Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1902
...two in the morning.2 That he excelled in talk is beyond all doubt. Witness after witness is here 1 There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised...Hope, withering, fled — and Mercy sighed farewell. 1 These details are Patmore's, and, even if they be true, are not the whole truth. Ha2litt loved solitude...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: The Round table. Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1902
...excelled in talk is beyond all doubt. Witness after witness is here 1 There wai a laughing devil in hit sneer That raised emotions both of rage and fear ;...Hope, withering, fled — and Mercy sighed farewell. * Tbeģe details arc Patmorc's, and, even if they be true, arc not the whole truth. Hazlitt loved solitude...
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A Commenment Address Before the [Phi Beta Kappa] Society of Vassar College ...

Whitelaw Reid - 1903 - 18 pages
...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 Westminster Review, Volume 161

1904
...Still seems there something he would not have seen. There is a laughing devil in his sneer To raise emotions both of rage and fear. And where his frown...fell Hope withering fled and Mercy sighed farewell. He knew himself a villain, but he deemed The rest no better than the thing he seemed, And scorned the...
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The Reminiscences of Sir Henry Hawkins, Baron Brampton, Volume 2

Henry Hawkins Baron Brampton - Judges - 1904
...the faintest suggestion of a smile. He looked, indeed, like Byron's description of the Corsair : ' And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope, withering, fled, and Mercy sighed farewell.' A turkey-cock in a pulpit could not have seemed more to dominate the proceedings. One very annoying...
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The Complete Poetical Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1905 - 1055 pages
...scrutiny, no Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief's today. د 0@ 0 sigh'd farewell ! Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within — within — 'twas there the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Paul Elmer More - 1905 - 1055 pages
...scrutiny, no Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief's to day. , Yet not quite ceasing, Wait not till teasing All...— Then part in friendship, — and bid goodnight sigh'd farewell ! Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within — within — 't was there...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1905 - 1055 pages
...scrutiny, 220 Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief's to day. For an unholy usage ; they raked up, 60 And shivering scraped with their cold skeleton hands liis frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sigh'd farewell I Slight are 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. I had not suffered, and thou badst wept. XIII. With...And yet they came unsought, and me grew, And made me 1 ' 1 'That Conrad is a character not altogether out of nature, I shall attempt to prove by some historical...
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Sprigs of Poetry

Norris Clarion Sprigg - 1907 - 128 pages
...gruff of your growl, Perpetual deep set scowl, The grim looks of an owl, Would tally for a foul. " There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...fear, And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope with erring fled; mercy sighed farewell, And that unless above himself he can— Erect himself, how...
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