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" There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft... "
An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ... - Page 311
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...this all the world has gain'd by thee, Thou first and last of fields ! king-making Victory ? There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell; — But hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell ! Did ye not hear it?...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...22. Battle of Waterloo. 1 There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell; ( 0 ) But hush! hark!...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1833 - 295 pages
...the Battle if \Ynltrlw. 1. THERE was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...brave men ; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when i Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1837
...A Bail*room — Portraits — Social and political equality — American Romance— The Betrothal. bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men ; A thousand hearts beat happily, and when Muaic arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again. CKUde Harold....
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...and skims along the main'. There was a sound of revelry by night', And Belgium's capital had gathered then' Her beauty and her chivalry', and bright' The...brave men': A thousand hearts beat happily'; and when' Musick arose with its voluptuous swell', Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spoke again'; And all...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1835
...was silent, and her arm trembled, as it rested upon mine. 'THERE was a sound of revelry by night ; The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men ; A...eyes which spake again— And all went merry as a marriage-bell:' * * * and bright Who is the lady, didst thou ask, standing alone by the piano, striving...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835
...8o:< BATTLE OF WATERLOO ГЬсго was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...thousand hearts beat happily ; and when Music arose with ils voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1835
...her arm trembled, as it rested upon mine. 'THEBE was a sound of revelry by niaht ; * * * and uright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men ; A...and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eves look'd love to eyes which spake again — And ail went merry as a marriage-bell :' COME, dear...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1835
...do. BYRON. " There was a round of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd theu 11, -i beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps shone...o'er fair women and brave men ; A thousand hearts bent happily; and when Music ariwe with its voluptuous twit, Soft eyes look'd love tu eyes which spake...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 8

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...The best English translation is in Eland's Anthology, by Mr. (Now Sir Thomas) Denman, — xx. There was a sound of revelry by night, (') And Belgium's...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; (2) But hush I hark I a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! XXII. Did ye not hear...
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