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Wilson's Book of Recitations and Dialogues: With Instructions in Elocution ... - Page 49
by Floyd Baker Wilson - 1869 - 188 pages
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...Save his own dashings ; yet — the dead are there, Anil millions in those solitudes, since first The flight of years began, have laid them down In their...
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The American Common-place Book of Poetry, with Occasional Notes

American poetry - 1839 - 405 pages
...solemn decoratinns all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...Oregon, and hears no sound, Save his own dashings; yet—the dead are there ; And millions in those solitudes, since first The flight of years began,...
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The American Orator's Own Book: A Manual of Extemporaneous Eloquence ...

Oratory - 1840 - 279 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun. The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...rolls the Oregon, and hears no sound Save his own dashing* ; yet — the dead are there ; And millions in those solitudes, since first The night of years...
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The Remembrancer, Or, Fragments for Leisure Hours

Children's poetry - 1841 - 216 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun. The planets, all the infinite host of heaven Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...continuous woods Where rolls the Oregon, and hears no sounds, Save his own dashings, yet the dead are there, And millions in these solitudes, since first...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1840 - 276 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...lose thyself in the continuous woods Where rolls the Oregan, and hears no sound, THANATOPSIS. 33 Save his own dashings — yet — the dead are there ;...
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Progressive Exercises in English Composition

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1840 - 125 pages
...handful, and slumber, immediately suggest a figurative expression like that beautiful one of Bryant, " All that tread " The globe are but a handful to the tribes " That slumber in its bosom." The facility with which the pupil, after a little practice, with the aid of models and suggestions...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1877
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death...still lapse of ages. All that tread The globe are hut a handful, to the tribes That slumber in its bosom." "Millions .... since first The flight of years...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...man,. | The golden sun,, | The planets, | all the infinite host of heav'n, | Are shining on the sac? , abodes" of death, | Through the still lapse of ages. | All that tread The glo&e , | are but , a hand,fulb | to the tribes That slumber in its bosom. | Take the wings Of morn'ing,...
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The American Common-place Book of Poetry: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1841 - 405 pages
...solemn* decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death, Through the slill lapse of ages. All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom....
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 468 pages
...solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man. The golden sun, T.ie planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death,...tribes That slumber in its bosom. — Take the wings 'If 'linming. and the Barean desert pieree, Or lose thvsclf in the continuous woods Where rolls the...
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