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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
edited by - 1863
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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839
...22. Bailie 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 Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1839
...capital bail gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, aud bright The lamps shone o'er fair women aud brave men . A thousand hearts beat happily ; and 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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...adore, As Pallas and the Muse unveil their awful lore. There was a sound of revelry by night, Arid Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her beauty and...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; [knell ! But, hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising Did ye not hear it ?...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - Elocution - 1840 - 288 pages
...pitch : BATTLE OF WATERLOO. There was a sound of revelry by night, A-iid 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 ; (I) But hush ! hark...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1841
...Glory, is when the myrtle wreathes a sword Such as Harmodius drew on Athens' tyrant lord. XXI. 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 ! XXII. Did ye not hear...
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Lectures on the Sphere and Duties of Woman: And Other Subjects

George Washington Burnap - Women - 1841 - 272 pages
...this, which makes so thrilling Byron's description of the night before the battle of Waterloo. "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? — No;...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...a sound of rev.elry by night' ; | And Belgium's capital , | had gather'd then , Her beauty, and Aer chiv,alry; | and bright , The lamps shone , o'er fair...when Music arose, with its voluptuous swell, | Soft eyesb look'd love, , to eyes which spaAe again' ; | And all went merry as a mar'riage-bell — | But...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1841 - 300 pages
...the 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...men; A thousand hearts beat happily ; and when Music aiose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eves looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry...
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Roberts' Semi-monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1841
...How men shrunk as it ed 'he day, which witnessed that event festive the night in which it closed! — Bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men;...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to гугч which spake again, Anda)] went merry as a marriage-bell. And how many thousands,...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 935 pages
...Such as Harmodius(4) drew on Athens' tyrant lord. ': XXI. There was a sound of revelry by night, (ii) nd The day shall have a stormy end ; A stain on every bush that bore A fragment of his palampore, meĢ ; A thousand hearts beat happily ; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes look'd...
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