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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 Cat-fight: A Mock Heroic Poem. Supported with Copious Extracts from ...

Ebenezer Mack - 1824 - 276 pages
...disapprobation by figures and flourishes) in the present case — " Sooth'd by the sound, the king grew vain, Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice...routed all his foes, And thrice he slew the slain." Here the whole of this divine Ode on St. Cecilia's Day, by the immortal translator of Virgil's whole...
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Calvinism and Arminianism compared in their principles and tendency: or The ...

James Nichols - 1824 - 554 pages
...wish to imitate, even in imagination, the conduct of the Macedonian madman, of whom it is said, ,vt And thrice he routed all his foes, And thrice he slew the slain ! • • I have made no attempts to injure Mr. Scott's moral or religious character : I highly respect...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...pain. Sooth'd with the sonnd, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; [the slain. ly obey'd. The more they fed, they raven'd still for more master saw the madness rise ; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he Heaven and earth defy'd,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 382 pages
...treasure ; Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure, after pain. Sooth'd with the sound, the kiqg grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew thoetein. The master saw the madness rise ; His glowing cheeKs, his ardent eyes ; And while he heaven...
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A general critical grammar of the Inglish language, on a system novel and ...

Samuel Oliver (jun.) - 1825 - 418 pages
...ruin sUilk'd' the stately hind'. " „ *.! * I"n ro'ses Cii'pid peeping, AVoke' a bee' a-sleeplng. A"nd thrice' he* rout'ed all' his foes', A"nd thrice' he' slew' the slain'. Observe : some of the syllables here markt long are not orthoepically so ;' but as they are not short,...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826 - 340 pages
...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...routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain ! And while he heaven and earth defied— Chang'd his hand and check'd his pride. He chose a mournful...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

1826 - 312 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 he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew The master saw the madness rise ; [the slain. His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he Heav'n...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 19

Reuben Percy - 1826 - 384 pages
...combined powers of ingenious flattery and unbounded exaggeration. Sooth'd with the sound, the prince grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his foes ; and thrice lie slew the slain. " From the mountains, we directed our course towards Buckra Jeal, where we arrived...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 412 pages
...pain. Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain • Fought all his battles o'er again • And thr£e he routed all his foes ; and thrice he slew the slain. The master saw the madness rise! lis glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And, while he Heav'n and earth defied, Chang'd his hand, and...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 264 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, Ghang'd his hand, and check'd his prid«. He chose a mournful muse, Sort pity...
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