The Remains Of Henry Kirke White, Of Nottingham, Late Of St. John's College, Cambridge

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byHenry Kirke White

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...on his primaeval mound, Ruin, the giant, sits; while stern Dismay Stalks like some woe-struck man along the desert way. IX. tn that drear spot, grim Desolation's lair, No sweet remain of life encheejs the sight; The dancing heart's blood in an instant there Would freeze to marble.--Mingling day and night, (Sweet interchange which makes our labours light,) Are there unknown; while in the summer skies The sun rolls ceaseless round his heavenly height, Nor ever sets till from the scene he flies, And leaves the long bleak night of half the year to rise. vOL. II. N X. 'Twas there, yet shuddering from the burning lake, Satan had fix'd their next consistory; When parting last he fondly hop'd to shake Messiah's constancy,--and thus to free The powers of darkness from the dread decree Of bondage, brought by him, and circumvent The unerring ways of him whose eye can sea The womb of Time, and in its embryo pent, Discern the colours clear of every dark event. Here the stern monarch stay'd his rapid flight, And his thick hosts, as with a jetty pall, Hovering obscur'd the north star's peaceful light. Waiting on wing their haughty chieftain's call. He, meanwhile, downward, with a sullen fall, Dropt on the echoing ice. Instant the sound Of their broad vans was hush'd, and o'er the ball. Vast and obscure, the gloomy cohorts bound, Till, wedg'd in ranks, the seat of Satan they surround. XII. High on a solium of the solid wave, Prankt with rude shapes by the fantastic frost, He stood in silence;--now keen thoughts engrave Park figures on his front; and, tempest-tost, He fears to say that every hope is lost. Meanwhile the multitude as death are mute: So ere the tempest on Malacca's coast, Sweet Quiet gently touching her soft lute, Sings to the whispering...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...on his primaeval mound, Ruin, the giant, sits; while stern Dismay Stalks like some woe-struck man along the des...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217396070

ISBN - 13:9780217396073

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