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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ... - Page 311
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The harp of the wilderness; or, Flowers of modern fugitive poetry

Harp - 1836
...BATTLE OF WATERLOO. . BYRON. THERE was a sound of a 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 ; But hush ! hark ! a...
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The American Orator's Own Book: Or, The Art of Extemporaneous Public ...

Oratory - 1836 - 328 pages
...fields! king-making victory ? There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry ; and bright The...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; — But hush ! hark...
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The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1836 - 215 pages
...triumph. BATTLE OP WATERLOO. 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 ; But hush ! hark! —...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...WATERLOO. Byron. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her heauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; But hush ! hark ! —...
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837
...He rose — he screamed — no human ear Heard William's drowning scream. WATERLOO.— Byron. 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 1 a deep sound strikes like a rising knell ! Did ye not hear it...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837 - 329 pages
...sword Such as Harmodius ! drew on Athens' tyrant lord. XXI. There was a sound of revelry by night, 2 And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her Beauty...which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage- bell ; * But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! 1 See the famous song on Harmodius...
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The complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...sword Such as Harmodius(4) drew on Athens' tyrant lord. XXI. There was a sound of revelry by night,(5) And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her beauty...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell : (6) But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! ХХП. Did ye not hear...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837
...BATTLE OF WATERLOO ГЬсгс >ťas 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 ; But bush ! hark ! a...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...and her Chivalry, and hright The lamps shone o'er fair women and hrave men ; A thousand hearts heat happily ; and when Music arose with its voluptuous...which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage- hell ; ' But hush ! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! 1 See 'the famous song on Harmodius...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 4; Volume 10

American literature - 1837
...XV. A BaU-rooM — Portraits'—Social and political equality — American Romance — TAe Betrothal. -bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again. Childe Harold. IT was a gay season in New-York, the winter of...
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