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" Lull'd the weak bosom, and induced ease, Aerial music in the warbling wind, At distance rising oft by small degrees, Nearer and nearer came, till o'er the trees It hung, and breath'd such soul-dissolving airs, As did, alas! "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 290
1819
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1882 - 694 pages
...It hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving airs As did, alas! with soft perdition please: Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart forgot all duties and all cares. 40 A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtain'd....
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Music in Song, from Chaucer to Tennyson: Being a Selection of Extracts ...

Music - 1883 - 128 pages
...His numbers raised a shade from Hell, Hers lift the soul to Heaven. Pore. THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE. CERTAIN Music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained : behoves no more, But side-long to the gently- waving wind, To lay the well-tuned instrument...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1889
...year of the poet's death. The following is the stanza of the poem referred to by De Quincey : — " A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behoves no more But sidelong to the gently-waving wind To lay the well-tuned instrument reclined,...
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The Famous Allegories

James Baldwin - Allegories - 1893 - 304 pages
...hung, and breath'd such soul-dissolving airs, As did, alas ! with soft perdition please : Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart...lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behooves no more, But sidelong, to the gently waving wind, To lay the well-tuned instrument...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey, David Masson - 1896
...year of the poet's death. The following is the stanza of the poem referred to by De Quincey : — " A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behoves no more But sidelong to the gently-waving wind To lay the well-tuned instrument reclined,...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey, David Masson - 1896
...year of the poet's death. The following is the stanza of the poem referred to by De Quincey :— " A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Pull easily obtained. Behoves no more But sidelong to the gently-waving wind To lay the well-tuned...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Literature - 1897
...It hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving airs, As did, alas! with soft perdition please: Entangled deep in its enchanting snares. The listening heart...all cares. A certain music, never known before, Here lulled the pensive, melancholy mind; Full easily obtained. Behooves no more, But sidelong, to the gently...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 37

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1897
...hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving airs, As did, alas ! with soft perdition please : Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart...all cares. A certain music, never known before, Here lulled the pensive, melancholy mind; Full easily obtained. Behooves no more, But sidelong, to the gently...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 22

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...It hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving airs As did, alas ! with soft perdition please. Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart forgot all duties and all cares. Near the pavilions where we slept, still ran Soft, tinkling streams, and dashing waters fell ; And...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1899 - 743 pages
...hung and breathed such soul-dissolving airs, As did, alas ; with soft perdition please ; Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart forgot all duties and cares. Till GfESTS. (Tlic portraits given are those of Quln, the actor. Thorncon himself, and hU friend...
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