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" A light broke in upon my brain, — It was the carol of a bird; It ceased, and then it came again, The sweetest song ear ever heard, And mine was thankful till my eyes Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate... "
The Living Age ... - Page 411
1849
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Byron's Childe Harold (canto IV): Prisoner of Chillon and Other Selections

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1911 - 170 pages
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their wonted track ; 260 I saw the dungeon walls and floor Close slowly round me as before, I saw the glimmer of the sun...
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Selections from Byron: Childe Harold, Canto IV, The Prisoner of Chillon ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1911 - 185 pages
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their wonted track ; 260 I saw the dungeon walls and floor i Close slowly round me as before ; I saw the glimmer of the...
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The English Parnassus: An Anthology, Chiefly of Longer Poems

William Macneile Dixon - 1911 - 767 pages
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their wonted track ; 280 I saw the dungeon walls and floor Close slowly round me as before, I saw the glimmer of the sun...
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Poems, Narrative and Lyrical: Required for College Entrance

Robert Porter St. John - 1911 - 232 pages
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their wonted track ; 260 I saw the dungeon walls and floor Close slowly round me as before, I saw the glimmer of the sun...
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Choice Literature, Book 7

1912
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their...bird was perched, as fond and tame, And tamer than upon a tree ; A lovely bird with azure wings, And song that said a thousand things, And seemed to say...
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Poems of sentiment and reflection

1912
...not see I was the mate of misery; But then, by dull degrees, came back The Prisoner of Chillon 3083 My senses to their wonted track: I saw the dungeon...bird was perched, as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree — A lovely bird, with azure wings, And song that said a thousand things, And seemed...
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In Praise of Switzerland: Being the Alps in Prose and Verse

Harold Spender - 1912 - 291 pages
...eyes Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery. But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their...But through the crevice where it came That bird was perch'd, as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree; A lovely bird, with azure wings, And song...
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Byron's Childe Harold, Cantos III and IV: The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1913 - 232 pages
...255 Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their wonted track, 260 I saw the dungeon walls and floor Close slowly round me as before, I saw the glimmer of the sun...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - 1915 - 918 pages
...I was the mate of misery. But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their wonted track; 160 1 more horrible than that Is a curse in a dead man's...I Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, 261 perch'd, as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree; A lovely bird, with azure wings, And song...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - 1915 - 918 pages
...eyes Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery. But orth. No forest fell When tliou wouldst build; no quarry sent i 260 I saw the dungeon walls and floor Close slowly round me as before, I saw the glimmer of the sun...
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