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Haydn's Dictionary of Dates: Relating to All Ages and Nations, for Universal ... - Page 22
by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent - 1874 - 930 pages
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...sleep :" Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Leave such to tune their own dull rhymes, and know What's roundly smooth, or languishingly slow ; And...
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An English Grammar, Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1824
...crags, o'er rocks, they go. In the following lines, slow and difficult motion is imitated. A neediest Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. The succeeding lines imitate violent and irregular motion, that of a rock torn from the brow of a mountain....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 pages
...securely slow ; O'er hills, o'er dales, o'er crags, o'er rocks they go. Motion slow and difficult. A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. A rock torn from the brow of a mountain. Still gath'ring force, it smokes, and urg'd amain, Whirls,...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...sleep :' Then at the last and only couplet, fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Leave such to tone their own dull rhymes, and knew What's roundly smooth, or languishingly slow; 359...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...'sleep;' Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Leave such to tune their own dull rhymes, and know What 's roundly smooth, or languishingly slow, And...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
..."sleep:" Then, at the last and only eouplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they eall a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song. That, like a wounded snake, drags it slow length along. Leave sueh to tune their own dull rhymes, and know What's roundly smooth, or...
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English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1827
...securely slow; ( O'er hills, o'er dales, o'er crags, o'er rocks they go. Motion slow and difficult. k needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. A Rock torn from the Brow of<t Mountain. Still gathering force, it smokes, and urg'd amain, Whirls,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 252 pages
...slow'; O'er hills*, o'er dales*, o'er crags', o'er rocks they go*. Motion slow aAd d'Jficult. A needloss Alexandrine ends the song', That', like a wounded snake', drags its slow length along'. A rock torn from the brow of a mountain. Still gath'ring force', it smokes*, and urg'd amain', Whirls*,...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...sleep ;" Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags it's stow length along. Leave such to tune their own dull rhimes, and know What's roundly smooth, or...
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - English language - 1829 - 304 pages
...hills, o'er dales, o'er crags, o'er rocks they go Motion slum and difficult. A needless Alexandrine enih the song, That like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. A rock torn from the brow of a mountain. Still gath'ring force, it smokes, and urg'd amain, Whirfe,...
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