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" Changed his hand and check'd his pride. He chose a mournful Muse, soft pity to infuse: He sung Darius great and good, by too severe a fate Fallen, fallen, fallen, fallen, fallen... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 13
1823
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1801
...treasure, " Sweet the pleasure ; " Sweet is pleasure after pain." IV. Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew The mas'er saw the madness rise; [the slain. His glowing cheeks, his anlent eyes ; And while he heav'n...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - 1801
...Abner et d'Amasa) durant " la paix, comme il avoit fait, durant la guerre." A terrible man this Joab. And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain. The other passage he .renders, " Elle n'a point mange son pain dans 1'disivete." The meaning is very indistinctly...
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The Miscellaneous Works of David Humphreys: Late Minister Plenipotentiary to ...

David Humphreys - 1804 - 440 pages
...treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. > ^ iv. Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain, Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice...madness rise, His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; t And while he heav'n and earth defy'd, Chang'd his hand, and check'd his pride. , He chose a mournful...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...treasure , Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure after pain. 4Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain : Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice...his foes ; and thrice he slew the slain. The master scuv the madness rise} His glowing cheeks , his ardent eyes 5 And while he heav'n and earth defy'd...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1804 - 660 pages
...trcai'urf, Svattt the /-//rirr, Sweet is fieafure ¡ifler [am. IV. Sooth'd with the found, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his (oes; and thrice he flew the flain. The mailer faw the madnefi rife; His glowing cheeks, his ardent...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - 1804 - 256 pages
...; Sweet is pleasure after pain. Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain; Fought all his hattles o'er again : And thrice he routed all his foes ; and thrice he sle* the >lain. The master saw the madness rise; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And while...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...Ainsiu, SLAIN. The participle passive of j/ov. The slain of the Lord shall be many. Isaiah. The king grew vain, Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the ila'im. Vryden. To SLAKE. i<. a. [from slack, Skinner; from tlocJk, Islandick, to quench, £rf.] 1-...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1050 pages
...treaf'ure, Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleaiiire after pain. Sooth'd with the found, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his foes; and thrice he flew the flain. The matter faw the madnefs rife : His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And, while...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1844 - 784 pages
...made a bold defence in 1643, but was confronted by the furious Salmasins, of whom it may be sung : Thrice he routed all his foes, And thrice he slew the slain. Spumea tura primum rabies vesana per ora Effluit. In his Gallican vanity he imagined that his first...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1805 - 458 pages
...And thrice he touted all his foes; and thrice he flew the flairs. The mafter faw the madnefs rife; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And, while he Heav'n and earth defied, Chang'd his hand, and check'd his pride* He chofe a mournful mufe Soft pity to infufe: He fung...
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