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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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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1811 - 610 pages
...treafure, Sweet the pleafure, Sweet is pleafure after pain. 61 IV. 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 Ilain. Ver. 56. Bacchut' blejjings are a treafurt, Rich the treafure, Sweet the pleafure,...
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Herodotus, tr., with notes, by W. Beloe, Volume 1

Herodotus - 1812 - 478 pages
...flames. * Dry den has made an admirable use of this pathetic emotion, in his Ode on Cecilia's Day : The master saw the madness rise ; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he heaven and earth defied, Changed his hand, and checked his pride; He chose a mournful muse, Soft pity...
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A Journal of Travels in England, Holland, and Scotland: And of Two ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Silliman - 1812
...harmless vanity, we listened with some attention to his story, and this gave him such spirits, that, " thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain." I called for a candle to go to bed ; the Frenchman bounded through the long entry, with the elasticity...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...treasure ; Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure after pain. Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice...His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And, while he heaven and earth defy'd, , Chang'd his hand andcheck'd his pride. . He chose a mournful muse, Soft...
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Herodotus, Volume 1

Herodotus - 1814 - 422 pages
...of Solon. * Dryden has made ah admirable use of this pathetic emotion in his Ode on Cecilia's Day; The master saw the madness rise; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And while he heaven and earth defied, Changed his hand, and checked his pride; He a mortal, he had condemned to...
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The American Orator: Comprising a Collection, Principally from American ...

Joshua P. Slack - 1815 - 340 pages
...Fought all his battles o'er again ; [slain. And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice the slew the The master saw the madness rise ; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And, while he Heaven and earth defi'd, Chang'd his hand, and check'd his pride. He chose a mournful muse, Soft pity...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 11

1816
...wifdom and , perfection. Cfjtjnt. 16, Manner of afting or performing, The mafter faw the madnefs rife; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he...earth dcfy'd, Chang'd his hand, and check'd his pride. DryJ, 17. Agency ; part in aftion. God muft have fet a more than ordinary efteem upon that which...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 276 pages
...the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure after pain. . . ' Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again : And thrice...His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he heaven and earth defied, Changed his hand, and check'd his pride. He chose a mournful muse Soft pity...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 6

John Nichols - 1831 - 952 pages
...like a gleaming meteor shone, And warring worlds had learned to fear. He, sternly frowning as he rose, Fought .all his battles o'er again, And thrice he...he slew the slain. The master saw the madness rise, The hero's glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And while he earth and heav'n defies, Chang'd the song...
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Brighton: Or, The Steyne. A Satirical Novel, Volume 2

Thomas Brown (the elder, pseud.) - 1818 - 780 pages
...his members. The flush of Burgundy was now geen, and " Plcas'd with the sound, the peer grew Tain, Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his foes, And thrice he skw the slain." Madame ****** was now asked for a song ; and out of compliment to the fighting peer,...
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