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" The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The Earth with age was wan, The skeletons of nations were Around that lonely man ! Some had expired in fight, — the brands Still rusted in their bony hands; In plague and famine some... "
Anthologia oxoniensis - Page 70
by William Linwood - 1846 - 306 pages
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1836
...skeletons of nations were Around that lonely man ! Some had expired in fight, — the brands Still rested in their bony hands ; In plague and famine some !...drifting with the dead To shores where all was dumb !' But the demeanour and language attributed to this extraordinary speaker are scarcely intelligible,...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 14

1824
...Adown the gulf of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime ! The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The...age was wan, The skeletons of nations were Around the lonely man ! Some had ezpir'd in fight, — the brands In plague and famine some ' Earth's cities...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...Adown the gulf of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime! The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The Earth...of nations were Around that lonely man ! Some had expir'd in fight, — the brands Still rusted in their bony hands; In plague and famine some ! Earth's...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

1823
...Adown the gulf of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime ! The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The...of nations were Around that lonely man ! Some had expir'd in fight, — the brands Still rusted in their bony hands ; In plague and famine some ! Earth's...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...Adown the gulf of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime ! The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The...The skeletons of nations were Around that lonely man 1 Some had expir'd in fight, — the brands Still rusted in their bony hands ; In plague and famine...
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Theodric, and other poems

Thomas Campbell - 1824
...sweep Adown the gulph of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The Earth with age...drifting with the dead To shores where all was dumb ! Yet, prophet-like, that lone one stood, With dauntless words and high, Saying, We are twins in death,...
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Theodric: A Domestic Tale, and Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - Electronic book - 1824 - 149 pages
...sweep Adown the gulph of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The Earth with age...drifting with the dead To shores where all was dumb ! Yet, prophet-like, that lone one stood, With dauntless words and high, Saying, We are twins in death,...
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The Beauties of Modern Literature, in Verse and Prose: To which is Prefixed ...

Martin MacDermot - English literature - 1824 - 484 pages
...Adown the gulf of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold As Adam saw her prime ! The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The...of nations were Around that lonely man ! Some had expir'd in fight — the brands Still rusted in their bony hands ; In plague and famine some ! Earth's...
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Historical and Literary Tour of a Foreigner in England and Scotland, Volume 2

Amédée Pichot - England - 1825
...the gulph of Time ! I saw the last of human mould, That shall Creation's death behold, As Adam saw her prime ! " The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The...drifting with the dead To shores where all was dumb ! " Yet, prophet-like, that lone one stood, With dauntless words and high, That shook the sere leaves...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 41

1825
...considerate loftiness, and more of the spirit of religion. We can afford to give but a part of it. ' The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The Earth with age...drifting with the dead To shores where all was dumb ! Yet, prophet-like, that lone one stood, With dauntless words and high, That shook the sere leaves...
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